Moving passengers 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.
Penn Transit's integrated transit 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.
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
Specially trained uniformed security officers from the Division of Public Safety are available 24 hours a day, year round. Service boundaries are shown on the Transit Map.
How To Request a Walking Escort
Visit www.publicsafety.upenn.edu for more information.
Penn Accessible Transit (PAT)
Penn Accessible Transit (PAT) is a service of Penn Transit, which provides transportation within service boundaries for persons with disabilities. To obtain pre-approval to use PAT, 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.