Other Transportation


Other Transportation Checklist

Expense Types to use in e-Reimbursement, depending on the type of expense:

  • Taxi/Subway/City Bus, etc – for local, shorter-distance transportation such as taxis, subways, city buses, local trains/monorails, etc.
  • Train/Bus/Other Long Distance – for long distance or transportation between cities such as Van Galder buses, long distance trains, etc.

Payment/reimbursement will be limited to the lowest cost of the most reasonable form of public or commercial transportation options. Tips for drivers are limited to 20% of the total fare. Train travel is limited to coach class unless traveling overnight, when accommodations are limited to a roomette.

Travelers can be reimbursed for their use of ride sharing services (e.g. Uber, Lyft) while in travel status. Use of premium ride sharing services (e.g. Uber Select, Lyft Premier) is not reimbursable.

For the full policy related to the above, please see the UW-Madison Reimbursement/Travel Policies.