on-campus and off-campus to serve the general campus community. While on campus, community members should plan to park their vehicles in a designated lot and use the shuttle to access other locations on campus.
In addition to the Paratransit Service, the front seats of each campus shuttle bus are reserved for individuals with disabilities.
*Note- Shuttle services do not operate when there are no scheduled classes.
Updates to Fall 2014 Campus Shuttle Services
To better serve and accommodate the growing campus community riding the shuttles, Parking & Transportation Services has implemented changes to the Fall 2014 shuttle routes. Shuttle schedules have been carefully reviewed and adjusted to assist individuals with getting to and from campus based on ridership demands. The following changes will begin Wednesday, August 27, 2014:
Two New Routes have been added:
1. Tiger InTown Route- For the first time ever, we are offering a 7 days a week, evening in-town route. The off-campus Tiger In Town route will get the campus community to and from venues and other entertainment within the Towson area. It will also better service the area surrounding the Institute of Well Being located near Dulaney Valley Road and Joppa Road.
2. Black Express Route –To help ease the morning on-campus shuttle commute, we will run the Black Express Route Monday through Thursday. It will only service core campus and West Village. This shuttle will not service Towson Center or University Village.
SafeRide has extended service to include pick-ups (no drop offs) from designated Tiger In Town Route stops Monday – Sunday, from 2:30am-7am.
University Village is included for this service during regular SafeRide hours.
Also, in order to maintain the safe operation of shuttles on the roads, the following stop has been discontinued:
1. *The Burke/Hillen Stop #51 on both the Loch Raven Route and Goucher Route. * Those who boarded at Burke/Hillen Stop #51 should now board at DonnyBrooke Stop #23
As a reminder, shuttles will not be in operation if there are no scheduled classes on campus. Additionally, shuttles will not operate when the University is closed for a holiday or for inclement weather. Also, a valid TU ID is required to board all off-campus shuttles.
NOTE: Printed Fall 2014 Shuttle Schedules are currently available in person at the Parking and Transportation Services Office.
Maryland Transportation Administration (MTA) Public Transportation
Please visit MTA's website for schedules, maps, and any other related information for their available public transportation services, as Towson University's Parking & Transportation Services is a separate entity from MTA .
Nextbus gives you instant, real-time information about your bus through your mobile phone or personal computer. It allows you to know exactly when your next bus will arrive. You can also receive alerts and reminders through email or text message. For more information about Nextbus, click here.
Winter / Summer Semester & Academic Year Breaks Alternative Options
Campus shuttles will have an abbreviated schedule during scheduled classes for Winter and Summer Sessions. Campus shuttles will not be in operation when no classes are scheduled or when the university is closed for a holiday or inclement weather.
You may purchase a prorated annual permit, or purchasing a daily, weekly, or monthly permit (NO REFUNDS).
In the event of inclement weather, the primary concern is the safety of the campus community. Shuttles will not operate if the University is closed due to inclement weather. If the University opens late, every effort will be made to start operating shuttles one hour prior to the announced late opening time. If the University closes early, shuttles will operate for up to one hour after the official closing time, provided it remains safe to do so. If department management determines it is unsafe to operate shuttles, service will be discontinued whether or not the university is open.
Please monitor Nextbus.com or your iNextbus app for notifications about shuttle service during inclement weather.
Advertising on Bus Shelters
A portion of the bus shelters located on the campus allow for advertising by outside organizations. If you are interested in advertising opportunities on these bus shelters, please contact MSSmedia at 800-988-7657 or ads@MSSmedia.com.
Parking and Transportation Services
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
410-704-PARK (7275) Parking, Events, Shuttle and Charter Bus Information
410-704-RIDE (7433) Para-Transit Services and Requests
Please note: Campus shuttles operate an abbreviated schedule during the summer & over breaks when classes are in session. Campus shuttles do not operate when the university is closed for a holiday or inclement weather.
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