Drew has a number of alternative transportation options. Click below on the type of transportation or program for more information.

Discounts on Monthly Transit Pass
Carpool and RideMatch
Emergency Ride Home

Train Information

Operated by NJ Transit

Bus Information

Operated by NJ Transit

The local bus that stops in front of campus at the Bowne Memorial Gateway is the 873 and is listed as “Madison” on the schedule. Please make sure to arrive a few minutes early. Bring exact cash fare as the bus does not give change.

Buses are equipped with a front bike rack that fits two bikes. Pull the lever down to release the rack and lift your bike onto the rack.
The 873 bus services Livingston Mall, Short Hills Mall, Chatham, Madison, Morristown, Morris Plains, and Greystone Park.

Another option is the Lakeland Bus. This website provies more information about their services Lakeland Buses

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Need a ride? Leave your car at home and take a Zipcar!
Zipcar is a carshare service on campus. The cars are located in the Ehinger Student Center Parking Lot and are available 24 hours a day/days a week for an hourly or daily rate. Gas and insurance is included in the fee. Apply for membership at zipcar.com/drew.
Click here for more information about the Zipcar Program

Discounts on Monthly Passes

For Faculty and Staff

Drew employees can contact the Human Resources Department about purchasing monthly passes with pre-tax salary dollars. More information on allowable deductions.

For Full Time Students

Drew participates in NJ TRANSIT’s Quik-Tik program. Enroll at https://www.drew.edu/njtransit/ to save 25% on a monthly rail, bus or light rail pass. You are charged $3/month to have the ticket mailed to your address.

You may also pick up an enrollment form from any NJ Transit ticket counter to fill out and mail in to avoid the monthly charge. Please bring your form to the Registrar’s Office in Holloway Hall, First Floor to verify your full-time status. Note: Madison Station ticket counter is open 5:30am-9am Monday-Friday.

NJ TRANSIT Online Student Pass FAQ

  • What is NJ TRANSIT Student Pass?
    NJ TRANSIT Online Student Pass provides full-time graduate and undergraduate students with a 25% discount on monthly passes for NJ TRANSIT buses, trains and light rail systems.
  • Are all students able to buy a Student Pass?
    Full time undergraduate and graduate students are eligible.
  • How do I buy a Student Pass?
    All passes are purchased online through a secure, automatic bill payment system, which also provides account management tools. Students must sign up via the school website. You must sign up by the 10th of the month to receive your monthly pass for the travel in the next month. (For example, for your March 2011 monthly pass; sign up on or before February 10, 2011.) A non-refundable $3 processing fee will be applied each month, in addition to the fare for the pass.
  • How long is the pass good for?
    The pass is good for one month. You will receive a new monthly pass in the mail each and every month unless you choose to suspend your account. Each month, your credit card is automatically billed.
  • Do I have to buy it for the summer months?
    NJ TRANSIT suspends every Student Pass account at the end of May. Students who want the Student Pass during the summer months or want to reactivate their Student Pass in the fall can do so through their online account.
  • Can I suspend my account at any time?
    Yes. You can suspend your account through the online account management tools.
  • Do students at non-participating schools receive a student discount?
    Students who attend colleges/post-secondary schools where online Student Pass sales are not yet available can obtain a discounted rail monthly pass by going to any NJ TRANSIT ticket window to pic

Carpool and RideMatch

Need a carpool buddy? Fill out the free RideMatch form and you’ll be contacted with a possible match. You can make a note that you only want to be matched with Drew employees in the form, if you prefer. Otherwise, you will be matched with others that work in the area.

Emergency Ride Home

If you live or work in Morris County and alternative transportation is your regular form of commuting, you are eligible for up to two (2) free emergency rides home a year. This program is offered by TransOptions, the northwestern NJ transportation management authority in partnership with Drew. Be sure to call TransOptions before 4:00pm on the day you need an emergency ride home.