How to be Car Free

Share a laugh with a friend when you carpool in the HOV Lane!

Read the paper on the way to work or grab a nap on the LIRR!

Get your exercise or fresh air by bicycling or walking to work or school!

Work in your pajamas by telecommuting from home!

There are a number of regional resources that can help you be Car Free or Car-Lite.

511NY Long Island has an extensive transit system. Plan car-free routes with the 511NY online trip planner.

MTA for LIRR and NYC subway and bus maps, schedules and fare information.

LIRR – Download the free LIRR Train Time app

NICE for Nassau County bus maps, schedules and fare information.

Suffolk County Transit for Suffolk County Transit bus maps, schedules and fare information.

HART - For information on the Huntington Area Rapid Transit bus maps, fares and schedules.

Long Beach Municipal Bus - for information on the Long Beach Municipal Bus schedule and fares.

511NYRideshare to find a carpool partner or form a vanpool.

Google Maps - Use Google's trip planner to select a transit, biking or walking route.

Nassau-Suffolk Bicycle Coalition - Find out more about getting around by bike

Transit Solutions - Find out how employees can save as much as 40 percent on transit fares by paying for transit pre-tax through their employer.


  • Car Free Day LI Facebook page — post your pictures of Car Free Day!
  • Car Free Day LI Twitter page — let us know how you’re being Car Free!

Car Free Day LI is part of a Worldwide Car Free Day Movement.