Penn Transit's comprehensive system provides effective, efficient and safe integrated transit on and around campus within specific service boundaries. Transit Services are free of charge to all Penn community members holding a valid PennCard. Individuals with an I.D. from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia can also access Penn Buses or Shuttles at no charge. Persons with Drexel I.D. can access the bus service only.
Penn Transit’s shuttles and buses can help you travel, to, from and around campus safely and efficiently. When used with other options throughout University City and with specified service boundaries that extend into Center City, riders can utilize an integrated transit system that is accessible year round.
To access the service call: 215-898-RIDE (7433).
PennRIDES, a service of Penn Transit, sends current information directly to your PDA, cell phone or computer. PennRIDES lets riders know:
Walking Escort Service
Walking Escort Service: Specially trained uniformed security officers from the Division of Public Safety are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, between 30th to 43rd Streets and Market Street to Baltimore Avenue. Escorts are also available from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m. between 30th and 50th and Spring Garden Street to Woodland Avenue.
How To Request a Walking Escort
Visit www.publicsafety.upenn.edu for more information.
Penn Accessible Transit (PAT)
Penn Accessible Transit (PAT): Provides transportation within service boundaries for persons with disabilities. To obtain approval to use PAT or receive schedule information, contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (215) 898-6993 or (215) 898-7803 (TDD) if you are faculty or staff. Students should contact the Office of Student Disabilities Services at (215) 573-9235.
Faculty and Staff Commuter Pass Program (COMPASS)Penn Parking Services manages the Faculty and Staff Commuter Pass Program. For information or questions, please call the Parking Office at 215-898-8667 or visit the Parking website.