Alternative Transportation Options

Colts Bus Services: University of Scranton Partnership with County of Lackawanna Transit System

The University of Scranton has contracted with the County of Lackawanna Transit System (COLTS) to give students, faculty and staff access to all 31 COLTS routes. Through the COLTS Campus Connections service, members of the University community are able to ride all COLTS buses free with their Royal Cards. The extensive COLTS network gives our campus community access to shopping, dining, entertainment, attractions and other area colleges. It also provides transportation options for internships, community service and employment. COLTS buses run Monday-Saturday. There are no services on Sundays.

 Visit ColtsBusServices College/Colts 

COLTS Bus Launches New App

COLTS Transit System of Lackawanna County has just released a new application for iPhone and Android phones called myStop. This app provides on-the-go real-time information to pinpoint every bus?s exact location. Through this, the user can view departure times, plan trips, and set e-mail or text alerts for bus departure and service announcements.

Visit COLTS myStop

Welcome to the Scranton Breakliner Bus

CoTo Travel is offering a bus service for University of Scranton students. They operate college break bus services for Scranton students to and from Clifton, NJ, New York City, White Plains, NY & Danbury, CT.
To purchase tickets or for more information click the link below or contact the Office of Residence Life at 570-941-6226.

Visit Breakliner Bus

Students can attend University of Scranton sporting events at the Quinn Athletics Complex.
Don't miss your ride! You can track the shuttle on the University of Scranton app under Iggy Shuttle. 
Visit Athletics for more information


Scranton Bus Terminal

Make a Reservation for a ride to and/or from the Scranton Bus Terminal during Fall, Thanksgiving, Spring and Easter Breaks. 

This service is offered the day before, the day housing closes and the day housing re-opens after each break. Reservations open one week before the start of each break and reservations close the day housing closes. Reservations will not be monitored after housing closes. *See below.

To make your reservation email:

Provide your name, date, and time you need a ride to and/or from the Scranton Bus Terminal. You will receive an email confirming your reservation.

 Pickup/Drop off location to and from the Scranton Bus Terminal is at the DeNaples Circle (please be on time).

 *If you arrive at the bus terminal  and did not make a reservation and need a ride from the Scranton bus terminal you may contact the U/S  police dispatch desk at 570-941-7888 ext. 0 and ask for a ride. This service is offered during Fall, Thanksgiving, Spring and Easter Breaks only.
Below are bus services offered from the Scranton Bus Terminal.

Visit  Greyhound Bus Stop

 Visit Martz Trailways

Royal Ride Services

The Royal Ride:  The Royal Ride is a service provided by University Police. This service runs Friday & Saturdays from 10:00 PM to 3:00 AM, during the Fall and Spring semesters.  Schedule a ride by using the Royal Ride app found on the University of Scranton app under Royal Ride (download and login required) or from Student Resources under the Student tab from your my.Scranton (login required).
The Royal Ride travels within the boundaries of Vine St to Ridge Row St and Taylor Ave to Franklin Ave.
The Royal Ride may be delayed or canceled due to inclement weather. Check the app for updates. 
For more information visit UPD Royal Ride

Bike Scranton

 Bike Scranton is a free  cooperative program between the University of Scranton Office of Sustainability, and the Lackawanna Valley Heritage Authority. All University of Scranton students, faculty, and staff as well as Lackawanna County Library System cardholders will be permitted to check out a bicycle as long as they are at least 18 years of age. Each bicycle comes with a lock and an adjustable helmet upon checkout. The borrowing period for each bicycle is unlimited, but all bicycles must be returned before the library closes. There are currently 5 bikes available. 

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