Sustainable Transportation

FSU connects the campus community with sustainable transportation. Students, faculty, and staff will find many bicycle and mixed-use paths throughout campus, making it convenient and safe to use sustainable transportation methods. Sustainable transportation provides a variety of benefits such as saving money, conserving energy, living a healthy and active lifestyle, and reducing carbon emissions.

Bike at FSU

 FSU was designated as a Silver Level Bicycle Friendly University by the League of American Bicyclists in 2016 and again in 2020, marking it as a welcoming and great place to bike!  

FSU reCycle Bike Program: FSU's bike rental program rents out bikes to students for a semester or an entire academic year for a low price, all while including bike repair, helmets, and more! 

Bike in Tallahassee

Bike Tallahassee: Their mission is simple - make bicycling an easy, safe, and fun way to get around the community. Bike Tallahassee makes it easy to plan a trip and visit new and interesting destinations throughout Leon County. Share your adventures and follow the fun on social media using #BikeTLH.

Public Transportation Resources

On Campus

Above: An FSU bus charging at a charging station located along its bus route.

Seminole Express Routes: Provides transportation to, around, and from campus to the surrounding Tallahassee areas for faculty, staff, students, and visitors.  Take the Garnet, Tomahawk, Osceola, Heritage, Innovation, or Gold routes to campus.  Ride the Renegade, Garnet, Gold, or Heritage routes to move around campus. 100% of FSU’s bus fleet is currently electric, making campus buses an extremely sustainable choice to get around campus!

Nite Nole: The Nite Nole bus route is an extension of the Seminole Express bus service. It's a night bus that runs Monday through Saturday during the Fall and Spring semesters from 8:00PM to 3:00AM. Buses do not run when classes are not in session.

To and From Campus

StarMetro: StarMetro city routes are on myFSU Mobile app (Seminole Express) and the Starmetro Transloc app. All students, faculty, and staff can ride any StarMetro bus throughout the City of Tallahassee for free by swiping a valid FSUCard. You can even bring your bike with you!

Other Services

RideOn Emergency Ride Home: RideOn is an app that encourages people to use sustainable transportation methods such as carpooling, taking the bus, biking, or walking to school or work. The RideOn app even syncs with your phone's GPS or fitness tracker to automatically track your rides. Once you've logged at least three trips a week on the app, you have the ability to activate the emergency icon. If illness or unexpected injury disrupts your regular commute home, you can press the emergency icon on the RideOn app to get a free safe taxi ride home. RideOn will verify your qualifying sustainable trips, send you an authorization code, and they'll foot the bill for your taxi. 

FSU Transportation Options: Transportation and Parking Services at FSU is more than just on-campus transportation. Discover the many services we offer to travel around town and all over the state of Florida!

FSU RideShare: FSU Rideshare is a quick, secure, and personal way to find commuting options all over Tallahassee. Using your home and work addresses you can find a carpool or bus that matches your commute as well as search for nearby commuters looking for biking or walking partners.



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