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Columbia Transportation provides travel options and information that allows the Columbia community to make safe, efficient, and timely travels to, from, and between Columbia's campuses.

Transportation Operations

Contact for questions about shuttles, charters, and black car service. For general inquiries, call 212.854.3382 or email transportation@columbia.edu

Car Service receipt requests should be emailed to CTR@goinluxury.com.

Commute Options

Columbia extends its transportation efforts to provide University members with commuter resources and benefits to incentivize a more sustainable commute and also offer an improved quality of life. 

For questions about resources and alternatives toward a more sustainable commute, email environment@columbia.edu

Transportation Operations

Mike Pagan
Mike Pagan
Executive Director, Administrative Services
212.854.2457

Miguel Pagan is the Executive Director of Administrative Services, charged with the leadership of Columbia Mail, Columbia Print and Columbia Transportation. Mike provides strategic and operational oversight to these departments, with a focus on customer service, operational efficiency, and sustainable solutions.

Having joined the University in 2004, Mike brings significant operational focus and expertise to the organization. He spent nearly two decades in healthcare administration, debuting in a staff position at Mt. Sinai Hospital and rising to Corporate Director of Materials Management at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital.


David Ramos
David Ramos
Assistant Manager
212-854-9686

David Ramos is responsible for overseeing the daily operation of the shuttles system, including regular monitoring of the shuttles along their routes. David performs routine spot checks to verify and ensure quality service. He also manages rider customer service, responding to individual concerns and questions sent via email or phone.

David joined Columbia in 2006 after serving as an Operating Room Tech Coordinator at St. Luke’s Hospital.


Commute Options

Daniel Allalemdjian
Daniel Allalemdjian
Director, Transportation Demand Management (TDM)
212-854-5571

Daniel Allalemdjian is the Director of Transportation Demand Management at Columbia University. His role is to develop and implement transportation and commuter initiatives that shift Columbia University members to choose sustainable travel modes that are more efficient, convenient, and affordable—all with the aim of reducing traffic congestion and environmental impact. Whether it’s making way for bicycle infrastructure, developing improved shuttle routes, coordinating rideshare arrangements, or advising on transit routes, Dan is continually looking to improve transportation services and options at Columbia University.

Before joining Columbia University, Dan worked with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation developing and implementing commuter initiatives at worksites across Massachusetts. He worked with a range of organizations that have received awards for their achievements.