As buses to the Forward on Climate Rally are scheduled, we will list them below along with contact and sign-up information. This page will be frequently updated.
To become a bus coordinator, please see below. To see if there is a bus publicly announced in your area, please check back here frequently. If you have any other questions about buses -- or would like to get one you are already planning listed on this page -- please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please contact email@example.com even if you are planning a bus that does not need help with recruitment. We are working closely with the Park Police and other officials, and need to give you important information about parking and other details. It will also help us coordinate logistics.
Become a Bus Coordinator
The Forward on Climate Rally team is eager to work with you on scheduling and filling a bus from your region to Washington, D.C. We cannot promise specific funding at this time, but our organizers can offer helpful guidance and advertise your bus on this page.
Greenfield with a stop in Northampton -- Leaving at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 16, and spending the night in a church. Returning after the rally at 5 p.m. on Sunday. Contact Andrew Kurowski and Meredith Wecker: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 413-337-5340.
Buffalo - Hosted by the Niagara Sierra Club Chapter. Departing 11:15 p.m. Saturday, Febreuary 16, from the NFTA Park and Ride lot on the University of Buffalo South Campus (Main St. near end of Kenmore Ave.). Return late Sunday/early Monday. $70/per person with $25 subsidized seats available to students, unemployed and low income folks. Contact Bill Nowak at (716) 316-7674 or email@example.com for more information.
Ithaca - Leaving from Wegmans on Meadow Street on Sunday, February 17, at 5:00 a.m. sharp and from Whitney Point Sunoco Station at 5:45 am sharp. Returning around midnight the same day. To check prices and book seats, visit Eventbrite. Book by February 12!
New Paltz - Departing Sunday, February 17, at 5:30 a.m. from the Park 'n Ride at Exit 18 (New Paltz) of the NY Thruway. You will need a unique code number from Joanne, the organizer, and $25 cash to board the bus. (Scholarships are available.) For more information or to book seats, contact Joanne at firstname.lastname@example.org or 845-338-0300.
Paul Smiths - Departing from Paul Smith's College at on Saturday, February 16, at 8:30 a.m. and returning by 5 a.m. on Monday. Total cost for transportation and lodging (including breakfast on Sunday) is $100. For additional information, contact Tom Huber: 518 327-6330 (office), 518 327-3275 (home), or 518 524-2238 (cell) or Holly Huber at 518 524-5575 (cell). Please make checks payable to Tom Huber and send to Tom Huber, Paul Smith's College, PO Box 265, Paul Smiths, NY 12970.
Asheville - Hosted by the Western North Carolina Alliance. For additional information or to book a seat, visit the WNCA's website.
Boone - Departing on Sunday, February 17, at 4 a.m. from the Appalachian Enterprise Center at 130 Poplar Grove Connector (just off West King Street by the Watauga County Social Services offices - go past Galileo's on West King Street and turn toward Poplar Grove). Returning to Boone by midnight. Cost is $31. For more details, to sponsor a seat for someone else, or to reserve your seat, email Dave Harman or call (828) 773-3746.
Chapel Hill - Bio-diesel! Leaving the Pickards Mountain Eco-Institute (8507 Pickards Meadow Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27516) on Sunday, February 17, at 5:30 a.m. and returning the same night. Suggested donation of $40, but trip scholarships are available for those with a lack of funds. Email Pickards Mountain Eco-Institute or Megan to reserve your spot.
Durham and Raleigh - Hosted by 350 Triangle. Biodiesel buses will be leaving from the Durham Main Library (300 N. Roxboro Street, Durham, NC 27701) on Sunday, February 17, at 5 a.m. sharp and from the McKimmon Center (1101 Gorman Street, Raleigh, NC 27606) in Raleigh at 5:45 a.m., returning to the Triangle late in the evening. Price is $35 per person, plus, gratuity. To reserve a space on the bus and for payment details, email Tom Fletcher.
Pittsburgh - Leaving on Sunday, February 17, at 7:00 a.m. Full fare is $40 or student fare of $25. For more information and to reserve a seat Email Peter Wray.
Scranton and State College - Subsidized by the National Wildlife Federation and the Moshannon Group of the Sierra Club. $25/ticket. Leaving early February 17 and returning the same evening. Email Ed Perry for more information or to book a seat and submit payment. Book by February 1!
Madison and Milwaukee - Hosted by 350 Madison. Leaving Madison on Saturday, February 16, at 3:30 p.m. with a stop in Milwaukee at 5:30 p.m. and returning on Monday, February 18 by 10:30 a.m. For details and booking, email email@example.com.
Amtrak railroad service pulls into Union Station, as do Maryland's MARC and Virginia's commuter trains on weekdays only. Local airports include Reagan National (DCA), Baltimore-Washington International (BWI), and Dulles International (IAD). For public transportation from the airports, the Metro subway service stops right at DCA. MARC and Amtrak trains, as well as the B30 bus, run from BWI to D.C.
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This information has been compiled and is frequently updated by staff members of the #ForwardOnClimate partner groups.
* NRDC, The Sierra Club, 350.org, and other rally partner organizations have no affiliation with Ridebuzz or CouchSurfing. Any and all rides or housing are personal arrangements and no partner organizations can provide protections or guarantees to participants or assume liability for such personal arrangements.