How to be Car Free

It's easy to be Car Free or Car-Lite!

Take the Train or Bus

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

Bike or Walk

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


Save time and money by telecommuting from home!


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

Resources to help you get started

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.


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.

Long Island Rail Road

Download the free LIRR Train Time app.


Nassau County bus maps, schedules and fare information.

Suffolk County Transit

Suffolk County Transit bus maps, schedules and fare information.


Huntington Area Rapid Transit bus maps, fares and schedules.

Long Beach

Long Beach Municipal Bus schedule and fares.


Find a carpool partner or form a vanpool.

Nassau-Suffolk Bicycle Coalition

Find out more about getting around by bike.

Google Maps

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


Follow us on social media. Tag Car Free Day Long Island and let us know how you're being Car Free!

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

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Pledge to be car free or car-lite. Once you pledge you’ll automatically be entered for a chance to win great prizes!