There are currently no transit services available for the Treasure Coast, Harbor Branch, and Jupiter campuses. There is limited BCT service to the Dania Beach campus.
South Florida Commuter Services carpool matching services may help you find someone to share the ride!
Need help finding someone to carpool with? Want to know what options are available to you? FAU’s transportation partner, South Florida Commuter Services, offers a Carpool Matching service that can help you find someone to share the ride with.
Complete a simple profile and you will receive a FREE list of possible carpool partners. Sign up now to provide us with information about your current commute. SFCS will then provide you with your customized list of names and contact information.
*All information is kept confidential and is only used for ridematching purposes.
To speak with an SFCS representative call 1-800-234-RIDE (7433) for further assistance.
Palm Tran is Palm Beach County’s public bus system, which operates over 30 fixed bus routes to bring you to destinations in Palm Beach County. Click Here for more information on Palm Tran schedules, fares, and passes.
BCT is Broward County’s public bus system. Over 15 routes connect to the BCT Central Terminal, which is on the northwest corner of Broward Blvd and Brickell Ave, within walking distance of the FAU Fort Lauderdale Campus.
The easiest way to plan your trip to campus is through Google Transit! Click Here to obtain your Google step-by-step transit directions!
BCT offers a discounted College Student Pass. Click Here for more information
MDT is Miami-Dade County’s public transit system. MDT offers Metrorail, Metrobus, and Metromover service to bring you to destinations within Miami-Dade County. Click Here for more information on MDT schedules, fares, and passes.
The easiest way to plan your trip on MDT is through Google Transit! Click Here to obtain your Google step-by-step transit directions!
Tri-Rail is the Tri-County commuter rail system. Tri-Rail has 18 stations along the eastern corridor of South Florida, operating from Mangonia Parking Palm Beach County to the Miami Airport in Miami-Dade.
The Fort Lauderdale Tri-Rail Station is located on the West side of I-95 on Broward Blvd. To get to campus from the Tri-Rail Station, take the FL1 Shuttle on weekdays, and the Sun Trolley Tri-Rail Connector on weekends. Broward County Transit (BCT) Routes # 9, # 22, and # 81 all provide connection between the Fort Lauderdale Tri-Rail Station and the BCT Central Terminal, which is near the corner of Broward Blvd and Andrews Ave.
Students receive a 50% discount on monthly, roundtrip, and one-way tickets. Click here to view Tri-Rail's discount policy.
Faculty & Staff receive a 25% discount on monthly or 12-trip tickets through the Employer Discount Program. Click Here to enroll as an EDP member.
Click Here to calculate your fare.
The first weekday train arriving to the Fort Lauderdale Station is at 4:56 AM, and the last train departs at 10:00 PM. On weekends, the first train arrives in Fort Lauderdale at 6:40 AM, and the last train departs at 9:26 PM Click Here to view a copy of the Tri-Rail schedule.
What is Emergency Ride Home?
The Emergency Ride Home (ERH) program provides free taxi service in emergency situations for registered commuters in Broward, Martin, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach, and St. Lucie Counties 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Think of it as "commuter insurance."
Who can participate?
The program is available to commuters who carpool, ride transit, bicycle, or walk to campus at least three times a week. Each registered ERH program participant is allowed up to six free emergency rides per year. An original voucher must be given to the taxi company to utilize the service.
How Can You Start?
Take transit, bike, or walk to campus? Click Here to register.
Carpool to campus? Click Here to register.
Once your ERH registration is approved, you will receive your ERH vouchers in the mail within seven to ten business days
Visit South Florida Commuter Services at www.1800234RIDE.com
or call 1-800-234-RIDE for more information.
South Florida Commuter Services is a program of the Florida Department of Transportation.
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