The Rockefeller University is committed to promoting sustainable practices in all areas of its operations, including transportation.
Encouraging sustainable transportation options is a key focus for the University, with a strong emphasis on the accessibility and convenience of public transportation and support for use of bicycles for commuting. Situated on the upper east side of Manhattan, the University benefits from excellent public transit connections. Its location allows faculty, staff, and students to easily access the campus using buses, subways, and other eco-friendly modes of transportation, reducing the institution’s carbon footprint and contributing to a greener, more sustainable future. The University’s Transportation Reimbursement Incentive Program (TRIP) allows each employee to exclude defined amounts of transit expenses as tax-free compensation. The University provides conveniently located racks for transient bicycle storage.
By fostering a culture of environmentally conscious commuting, Rockefeller University sets an example for the scientific community and beyond, illustrating the positive impact of collective efforts towards sustainable transportation solutions.