Wallington provides newcomers with a wide price range of housing options and impressive shopping facilities for a smaller community. The Passaic and Saddle Rivers meander along its northwestern boundaries, giving the town the curious shape of a heart. Strong support for school athletics, lush parks filled with families, and active social and civic groups add to the quality of life. Transportation efficiencies include Interstate 80, the Garden State Parkway, and the New Jersey Turnpike as well as regional routes. Commuter bus service is available to New York City, with train service available from Garfield.