Campus Transportation and Shuttle Bus Services

Campus Transportation and Shuttle Bus Services

 

Shuttle Service

Bus service questions should be directed to shuttle@bloomu.edu or 570-389-4536.


Shuttle Bus Schedule

Shuttle Bus Schedule Advisory

  • The Campus and Downtown Shuttle schedule has not changed. All posted hours are in effect.
  • The Downtown loop and Honeysuckle routes will be in effect for all regularly scheduled times.

Transportation and shuttle services are part of Facilities Management. The department has ten full-time and five part-time bus operators. All have PA Commercial Driver Licenses.

Two full-time mechanics and a supervisor support eighty-three licensed vehicles and all the equipment in the transportation and grounds departments. Thirteen shuttle operators transport students from lower to upper campus, downtown and Honeysuckle Apartments.

Transportation has a fleet of two 15-passenger vans, one 25-passenger bus, one 24-passenger bus, one ADA van, and fifteen 44-passenger buses, for daily dispatch.

Shuttle Etiquette

  • Please be courteous and polite to the driver and fellow riders.
  • Always comply with the shuttle driver's request. Their primary responsibility is your safety.
  • Shuttles are often crowded. Please make room on your seat for other passengers. You are not permitted to save seats for others who are not on the shuttle at that moment.
  • Do not bring large packages and/or bags on the shuttle that need storage on a seat designated for another rider or need to be stored in the aisle.
  • Always wait for your turn to board the shuttle. Never push ahead of others waiting to gain access to the shuttle.
  • Please do not ask the driver to stop at any location other than designated shuttle stops.

Transportation Requests

Vehicle Reservation Requests can be submitted through the work order system. Please choose the Reservation Request option to enter your request. If you do not have access to the work order system, please contact the Work Order staff at ext. 4586 or email workorders@bloomu.edu

A Travel Approval Form must be completed and sent to the transportation office. Vehicles are dispatched from and can be picked up at the Buckingham Maintenance Center.