Alternative Transportation


SFU has a Carshare carpooling program for faculty/staff. For more information on the benefits of this programs please see the information/application form.

If you are looking for a carpooling partner, SFU is a member of the Jack Bell Rideshare program accessible at


SFU is served by four bus routes: the 135, 143, 144, and 145. For more information on routes, scheduling, etc. please see Translink’s webpage.

Students have access to UPass, a discounted bus pass. More information is available at the Student Services UPass information page.


SFU has a small but vibrant cycling community. Some people ride up and down the mountain, some take the bus up and ride down, and some come specifically to SFU to enjoy the mountain biking trails. Various resources exist including:


Although there are no sidewalks leading to the SFU campus, there is a well developed trail network in the Burnaby Mountain conservation area. These trails are not on SFU property and we recommend you use caution.