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Penn Rides: (215) 898-RIDE (7433)

Penn Transit Services: Call for a shuttle (215) 898-RIDE (7433) or visit for real-time location information

Available free to anyone with a PennCard, visit for real-time information about the locations and expected arrival times of Penn Transit vehicles. The site also features traffic alerts, such as emergency route or schedule changes.

Business Services’ Penn Transit offers various transportation services that you can use for getting around University City or simply just getting to your car. For more information, visit or call (215) 898-RIDE (7433)

Penn Transit’s shuttles and buses help you travel to, from, and around campus safely and efficiently. Riders can utilize these integrated transit solution year-round. Detailed information about Penn Transit’s offerings can be found in the FAQ section of the Penn transit site.

–Penn Shuttle Service

–Penn Bus Service

–Penn Accessible Transit

  • LUCY®
  • Penn-Drexel Partnership – GPS real-time tracking via computer, tablet or mobile devices

Penn Shuttles

Operate Every Day

  • West Shuttle vans pick-up at on-campus transit stops on:

–20-minute interval (6:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.)

  • East Shuttle vans pick-up at on-campus transit stops along Walnut and Spruce Streets on:

–30-minute interval (1:00 a.m. – 3:00 a.m.) Monday – Friday

–20-minute interval (6:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.) Saturday – Sunday

  • Penn Transit Shuttle Stops

Johnson Pavilion, Gates Pavilion, The Quad, Rosenthal Building, David Rittenhouse Lab (D.R.L.), Food Court, Penn Bookstore, Pottruck Center, Fresh Grocer and Schattner Center

Buses Operate Monday to Friday Only

  • Buses operate on fixed route schedules. Riders can depart bus at traffic-controlled intersections or stop signs along off campus routes.
  • PennBus WEST operates Monday-Friday from 5:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m., servicing the University City area
  • PennBus EAST operates Monday-Friday from 5:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m., servicing the Center City area.

Penn Accessible Transit (PAT)

  • Operates seven (7) days a week
  • Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 a.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday, 6:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.
  • PAT provide on-call services for disabled faculty, staff and students. For details on certification and eligibility, contact:

–The Office of Affirmative Action (faculty and staff)

–The Office of Student Disabilities Services (students)

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