Want to leave your car at home? Need help deciding the best way to commute to work? There are several options available, including park & ride lots, carpools and vanpools, and more. You'll also find links to up-to-date traffic/road conditions/construction as well as traffic cameras.

Photo of a park and ride lotPark & Ride

There are 23 park and ride lots throughout Rockland County which provide commuters the opportunity to park their cars in a convenient, safe location while commuting to work via carpool, vanpool, bus or train. Learn more.

Photo of people carpoolingCarpools and Vanpools

Discover a better way to get to work, save money, and reduce travel-related stress. Carpools and vanpools are ride-sharing programs where two or more people in a car, or 7-15 people in a van, travel to and from work together. Consult the resources below.

Your source for all commuter information in the NYC Region. 511NY Rideshare matches travelers for potential carpools, vanpools, bike buddies and transit options. Find a better way to work, save money for you and your organization, reduce travel related stress, raise work productivity and morale and improve company recruiting and retention. Your new commute starts here.
Helps people improve their commute to work by encouraging the use of carpooling, mass transit and other alternatives to driving alone. Non-profit organization funded by New York State Dept. of Transportation. Offers free transportation assistance to anyone working in New York City's 5 boroughs, including people who travel from within the tri-state area to New York City. Info: (866) NYCOMMUTE.
Carpool info for New Jersey residents from NJ Dept of Transportation. Info: 1-800-245-POOL.
Vanpool info for New Jersey residents from NJ Dept of Transportation. Info: 1-800-VAN-RIDE.

Photo of cars in trafficRoad Conditions and Traffic Advisories

Find out the latest road conditions and traffic advisories before you leave for work or travel. Consult the links below.

New York State Roadways
Phone: 1-800-443-6817
View road construction information for the Hudson Valley from the New York State Department of Transportation.

NYS Thruway
Phone: 1-800-847-8929
Traveler Information - has traffic maps and alerts, traffic conditions, incidents, construction, toll info, and more. 

Hudson Valley
The Hudson Valley Traveler provides traffic information for Rockland County, as well as for Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Orange, Columbia, and Ulster counties.

New York City
NYC DOT Special Traffic Advisory page
NYC DOT Weekly Traffic Advisory page
NYC DOT Weekend Traffic Advisory page

Port Authority of NY & NJ
Port Authority Alerts and Advisories page 

Photo of a traffic cameraTraffic Cameras

Traffic cameras make it easy to find out if your route is backed-up due to traffic, so you can make alternate travel arrangements. Traffic cameras are located throughout the New York City metro area.

Tappan Zee Bridge
The New York State Thruway's Interactive Traveler Map page lets you view multiple cameras located on and near the Tappan Zee Bridge.

New York City
View Real Time Traffic Cameras from the New York City Dept of Transportation (NYC DOT).

New Jersey
NJ511 has various traffic cameras  located throughout New Jersey.

Connecticut Dept of Transportation traffic cameras.

Can't find something?
Please email us at transithelp@co.rockland.ny.us and let us know how we can serve you better.