Traveling & Transportation News

Yale Travel Bulletin April 2017

April 4, 2017

For all your travel news, read the latest Yale Travel Bulletin April 2017 issue. Includes news about changes to credit card storage on Egencia, US & UK ban large electronic devices on planes, and much more!

Used Fleet Vehicles Now Available for Sale to Yale Employees on Eli Surplus Exchange

March 8, 2017

Yale Fleet Management is excited to announce it will offer used vehicles for sale to Yale employees through the Eli Surplus Exchange website.

The Eli...

Fleet Brief - Lot 43 Not Open to Yale Fleet Vehicles

February 23, 2017
Lot 43 Parking Restrictions - Please Take Note

Lot 43, the parking lot behind Malone Engineering Center on Prospect Street, is not open to the Yale public. It requires special parking permission; campus-wide parking privileges do not apply, even for Yale fleet vehicles . Every...

Yale Travel Bulletin Jan/Feb 2017

February 22, 2017

For all your travel news, read the latest Yale Travel Bulletin Jan/Feb 2017 issue. Includes information on new Egencia online forms and mobile app, updates on airport renovations at LaGuardia, and much more!...

Amtrak Booking Issue in Egencia Tool - Use Firefox

February 17, 2017

If you are attempting to book Amtrak through Egencia on Chrome or Internet Explorer, there is an issue that will prevent you from completing the reservation. Please use Firefox as your browser until the issue is resolved. For issues or questions, please email...

New Online Forms - For Egencia Travel Group and Meeting Setup

February 7, 2017

No more paper! Yale travel planners who need to set up a meeting or traveler group can now use these brand new online forms.

Meeting setup form Traveler Group...

Yale Fleet Management January News Brief

January 6, 2017

FMCSA On-Road Training Requirement

Federal Law requires all non-CDL licensed drivers in your department, who operate any of the following vehicles, will need to complete additional driver training: vehicles that weigh 18,000- 26,000 lbs. vehicles that weigh 10,000 lbs. or...

Travel Safety guidelines

December 13, 2016

If you are planning to travel over winter break (or actually any time), please remember the following:

Register your travel:

Whether you travel internationally...

Yale Fleet Management News Brief

December 1, 2016
Yale Fleet Receives Two Sustainability Awards & ‘Rising Star’ Status

The NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) has issued a recall the following: Ford Vehicles: 2014 & 15 Ford Transit Connect, 2013 Ford Focus, 2013, 14 & 15 Ford Escape

NHTSA Recall on Ford Focus...

Yale Travel Bulletin November 2016

November 28, 2016

Robert Zartarian Retiring After 40 years in the Travel Industry Tips & Tricks for Planning, Booking and Managing Your Travel Reservations Locating Trip Receipts in Egencia Do you book Meeting and Groups through Egencia?


Robert Zartarian Retiring After 40 years in the Travel Industry

November 17, 2016

Robert Zartarian, Director of Yale Travel Management, is retiring at the end of November after 10 years at Yale and 40+ years in the travel industry. Bob brought many positive changes and efficiencies to Yale during his tenure.

Prior to Yale, Bob worked in corporate travel after starting...

Yale Fleet receives sustainability awards and 'Rising Star' status

October 27, 2016

Yale Fleet was recognized recently for its sustainability and efficiency efforts with two awards, the NCSFA Environmental Leadership Award and the Bobit Business Media Fleet Technology Expo Award. It was also given “Rising Star” status by the Northeastern Clean Cities Coalitions.

At the...

Yale Travel Bulletin October 2016

October 14, 2016

The October 2016 Yale Travel Bulletin features the following:

- Aer Lingus begins non-stop service from Bradley International Airport to Dublin - Delta and Virgin Atlantic Now Fully Co-Located at London-Heathrow Terminal 3 - Hertz Gold Plus Rewards - When Booking Car Service in Egencia...

Network Fleet Telematics Update

September 12, 2016

In December, Yale’s vehicle-tracking telematics contract with Verizon Network Fleet will expire. Click here for more information on telematics. ...

Yale Travel Bulletin September 2016

Yale Travel Bulletin September 2016 Issue
September 9, 2016

If the months of July and August are any indication of how Yale travelers and arrangers have eased into using the University’s new designated online booking tool, then one can say that the transition from Orbitz for Business to Egencia was a...

University Fleet Turns to Hybrid Tech to Meet Sustainability Goals

August 12, 2016

Recently, Yale University’s 23rd president, Peter Sa­lovey, instituted a first-ever pilot program to put a price tag on the use of carbon, with prominent campus build­ings and the university’s vehicle fleet playing a role in the intra-department...

New 2016-2017 Insurance Cards

July 25, 2016

New insurance cards are available on the Yale Fleet site for the period of July 1, 2016 -June 30, 2017. For more information click here.

Yale Travel Bulletin June 2016

June 13, 2016

Thank you to all who have taken or are planning to take the Learning Center Egencia training class!

You have a head start becoming familiar with the new Egencia booking tool.

On Monday, June 27th at 5pm all existing Orbitz for Business users will be able to...

Yale Travel Bulletin May 2016

May 16, 2016

On June 27, 2016, all traveler profiles in Orbitz for Business (OFB) will be migrated over to Egencia. Users will have 60 days after the migration date to access OFB to make changes to existing bookings, or to exchange...

Yale Travel Bulletin March 2016

March 1, 2016

Yale Travel Bulletin March 2016 Issue is available. To view a copy of the March issue click here.

New Assigned Gas Pin Codes By Feb 16th

January 20, 2016

New Six-Digit Gas Pin Codes to be Assigned by February 16th

Over the next few weeks, Yale Fleet Management will assign new six-digit pin codes for all drivers using WEX gas cards. Eliminating the 4-digit code will allow for a secure method of...

New Car and Truck Insurance Cards go into effect July 1, 2015

June 23, 2015

Insurance cards for Yale Fleet cars and trucks are now available online. Please click on the links below to print them out. Please remind drivers these cards must be in all Yale Fleet vehicles at all times.


Next Vehicle Auction Set for Friday, June 26th

June 12, 2015

Yale will host a vehicle auction on Friday, June 26, 2015 to sell used cars, trucks and vans from the Yale Fleet to the general public. Interested buyers can view the vehicles at 344 Winchester Avenue, New Haven from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on June 26th. Online bidding will start at 12 noon June 25th...

George Longyear Honored with Excellence Award by Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen

May 11, 2015

George Longyear, Director of Yale Housing and Fleet, is a busy man. But you’d never know it because he is always willing to take a moment to give advice, crack a joke or help those in need. Because of his efforts to help the local community, Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen (DESK) recently gave him...

New Staff Member Joins the Fleet Team

March 18, 2015

Join us in welcoming Laurie Manganiello to the Fleet Management Team. Laurie will be working closely with Fleet Coordinator, Ron Gitelman and Director, George E. Longyear, Jr. She will process all of Yale Fleet’s invoices, do research for...

Yale Fleet Management Introduces A New Pilot Parking Program

November 10, 2014

New Parking App - Volunteers Needed

Yale Fleet Management announces a new pilot fleet parking program using the ParkMobile App. This program begins November 19th and will focus on drivers parking at New Haven meters. The goal of this program is to eliminate the use of...

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Announces Extension of CDL/Med Card Requirements until 2015

January 30, 2014

Commercial driver’s license (CDL) holders will need to continue carrying their medical certifications for another year, the FMCA recently announced. Any University employees, who are CDL permit holders and who currently drive University vehicles must comply.

A rule that had a...

DOT Information for vehicles over 10,000 lbs

January 31, 2013
Effective Immediately – Yale University has vehicles weighing over 10,000 lbs. that travel out of state; this distinction subjects ALL our large vehicles to interstate motor carrier requirements. Therefore, any Yale University vehicle that has a gross vehicle weight (GVW) of 10,000 pounds or more...