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Commuter Options

In addition to driving to Northwestern, there are several transportation options available to commuters:

Alternative Transportation Brochures

There are many different ways to commute to our Evanston and Chicago campuses. To illustrate the options, see the Alternative Transportation Brochures that include information on bus routes, biking to work, car share programs, and more. The back of each brochure also has a chart to help you calculate your commuting costs. These brochures may be useful for new and current employees, as well as visitors to campus.

You can download the Evanston brochure (pdf) and the Chicago brochure (pdf). For more copies for your department, contact

Commuter Pre-Tax Transit Program

To help lower the cost of public transit and parking for those who commute to work at the University, Northwestern deducts University parking fees and transit expenses from benefits-eligible employees' gross pay before calculating taxes.

Visit the Human Resources website to learn more about the Commuter Pre-Tax Transit & Parking Programs.