GO Getters

There’s a growing movement in Western New York. Individuals like you are seeking smarter commuting solutions that are better for the planet, better for your work and better for your bottom line. Here are just a few GOBNMC commuters and their reasons for choosing green options.

Ellen

ELLEN

Carpool

“Sharing the 40 mile drive to work with my co-worker makes the commute much more enjoyable.”

Dan

DAN

Metro Bus & Rail

“Driving is stressful. On transit, my biggest worry is if I have enough battery left in my MP3 player.”

Val

VAL

Bike

“What do I like about biking to work? Peace of mind! Fresh air! Exercise!”

Rupesh

RUPESH

Metro

“I’m doing my part to reduce pollution.”

Ravi

RAVI

Metro, UB Blue Line

“The UB Blue Line is so convenient. There’s no parking charge; no gas expense – and I’m keeping Buffalo green.”

Addie

ADDIE

Metro

“I take the bus from Hamburg because it is stress free. It’s just easier.”

Haidee

HAIDEE

Metro

“Why do I take the bus instead of drive? You just have to do it to understand. Try it!”

Shawn

SHAWN

Metro

“I do some consulting work on my commute. I bring my laptop and presto! I am actually making money by taking the bus!”

Danielle

DANIELLE

Metro

“Taking the bus and train makes me feel better about reducing my carbon footprint.”

Tivona

TIVONA

Bike

“I want to change any of my behavior that negatively impacts the environment – so for me, biking to work just makes sense.”

Bindukumar

BINDUKUMAR

Metro, UB Blue Line

“I’ve been riding the UB Blue Line since it began. It’s great, I tell everyone about it!”

Merced

MERCED

Metro Bus

“I did the math and realized I would save $900/year by taking the bus.”

Maureen

MAUREEN

Bike

“Biking to work is a win-win situation. I save on gas, help the environment and get exercise.”

Greg

GREG

Bike

“I think more bikes and fewer cars in Buffalo will ultimately lead to a better urban experience.”

Ed

ED

Metro Bus

“Metro Bus is cheaper, more reliable and convenient. It keeps me on schedule because they’re on schedule.”

Daria

DARIA

Bike

“Biking is a quick and healthy way for me to get to work.”

Dan

DAN

Metro Bus

“Taking public transit eliminates the stress of driving during rush hour and allows me to read and study on my commute!”

Natasha

NATASHA

Carshare

“I reserve the car, get in and drive. It’s great for going to the doctor and shopping.”

Earl

EARL

Carshare

“When I can’t ride my bike somewhere, I just use carshare!”

Rebecca

REBECCA

Bike

“I got involved so I can safely walk my kids to school”

Ray

RAY

Metro Rail

“It takes 20 minutes to walk to my Metro Rail Station and only a few minutes on my bike.”

Lily

LILY

Bike

 “I love living here because I can walk or bike to most places and when I do need a car, I can just use carshare!”