ZipCar and Alternative Transportation

Aside from UConn's bus fleet and other university vehicles, there are a variety of other alternatives that are accessible from the Storrs campus. Uconn has connections with various transportation companies including ZipCar, WRTD, Peter Pan Bus Lines, Bradly International Airport, Amtrak, Cross Sound Ferry, and enterprise. More information on UConn's alternative transportation options can be found on the Transportation Services Website.

U-Pass CT @ UConn (Hartford, Stamford, Storrs and Waterbury)

All you need is a U-Pass CT and your UConn student ID to ride buses and trains in Connecticut. Get where you need to go without having to pay a fare! NEW! Beginning Fall 2017

How To Use

Have your U-Pass and valid student ID ready when you board any of the following participating transit services, including the new CT transit bus between Storrs and Hartford. Schedules for this new service can be found at by searching for route #913, and the route map can be found at This Link.

How To Order

Order online at and the pass will be mailed to you.

Conditions of Use

  1. U-Pass CT valid for use by students enrolled at participating UConn campuses .
  2. U-Pass CT is valid for unlimited rides within Connecticut on local & express buses, CTfastrak, Shore Line East, and intrastate New Haven Line services.
  3. This pass is not refundable or transferable.
  4. A valid UConn student ID must be shown at time of pass use.
  5. Do not fold, bend, or place near magnet. Lost, stolen, or destroyed passes should be reported to issuing school.
  6. U-Pass CT valid for the period of time printed on the face of the pass. Initial pass valid August 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017.

Participating Transit Services

  • Greater Bridgeport Transit (gbt)
  • Norwalk Transit
  • Housatonic Area Regional Transit (HARTtransit)
  • Milford Transit
  • South East Area Transit (SEAT)
  • Windham Region Transit District (WRTD)
  • Magic Carpet
  • Northwestern CT Transit District (NWCTD)
  • 9 TownTransit/Estuary Transit District
  • Middletown Area Transit (MAT)
  • CTtransit & CTtransit Express
  • Bristol New Britain Wallingford
    Hartford New Haven Waterbury
    Meriden Stamford  
  • CTfastrak
  • New Haven Rail Line (Intrastate travel only. Not valid for travel to NYC)
  • Shore Line East Rail

Please Email Transportation Services with any questions.


Transportation - ZipCar - logoZipCar is now at UConn! Zipcar is the world’s leading car sharing network, driven by a mission to enable simple and responsible urban living. With its wide variety of self-service vehicles available by the hour or day, Zipcar operates in urban areas and university campuses in over 500 cities and towns across Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Spain, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States. Zipcar offers the most comprehensive, most convenient and most flexible car sharing options available. More information and pick up locations at UConn Storrs can be found on Transportation Services' ZipCar Page.

Carpooling with CT Rides

Transportation - ZipCar - carpoolCarpooling is a great option for commuters that helps reduce the cost and emissions of traveling long distances! CT Rides is a Carpooling system that is used across CT to help commuters find the best way to get to work or school throughout CT. CT Rides can help set you up with carpools, vanpools, buses, trains, biking/walking and teleworking solutions.