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Campus Transportation

Accessible Transportation

We provide transportation services to students with disabilities between on-campus locations via a wheelchair-capable van. To schedule: transportation@umassd.edu.

For questions regarding this service, contact the Transportation Office at 508.999.9175. If the shuttle service is cancelled, contact UMassD Police at 508.999.8107.

SRTA Sunday Service begins 01/28/2024.  Sunday will share the same times as Saturday and is listed on the schedules as "Weekend"

 

 

Getting around campus

Resources to help you move around Ring road.

Track shuttles in realtime: Download BusWhere*

  1. Visit buswhere.com/umassd and sign up with your UMassD email.
  2. A confirmation email will be sent to you. If you don't see it, make sure to check your spam or trash folder. Click the link to register.
  3. Download "BusWhere for UMassD" in your phone's app store.
  4. Login to the app using your UMassD email.

 

Corsair Shuttle

On-campus transportation during the academic year

Day Time
Sunday 6pm–11pm
Monday–Friday 7am–midnight
Saturday 6pm–12am
Safe Rides by request Friday & Saturday 12am–2am 

Transportation dispatch can be reached at 508.999.9175.

Commuting to satellite campuses

UMassD offers a shuttle and bus transportation to our satellite campuses: The Art and Design Studio & UMass Law 

 

Art & Design Studio Loop Schedule

2023 - 2024 Academic Year

Not in service: Saturdays, Holidays, snow days, winter break, spring break

BCC stop is located at 800 Purchase Street, New Bedford, MA 02740

ADS is located at Dartmouth Towne Center 438 State Road, Dartmouth, MA 02747

*Please see retail loop for additional ADS shuttle rides.

Monday–Friday

DEPART
Campus Center

DEPART
BCC

DEPART
Hidden Brook
DEPART
ADS*
7:00am 7:25am   7:40am
7:55am 8:30am 8:45am 9:00am
9:10am 9:35am   9:50am
10:05am 10:35am 10:45am 11:00am
11:10am 11:35am   11:50am
12:05pm 12:35pm 12:45pm 1:00pm
1:10pm 1:35pm   1:50pm
2:05pm 2:35pm 2:45pm 3:00pm
3:10pm 3:35pm   3:50pm

4:05pm

4:35pm 4:45pm 5:00pm
5:10pm 5:35pm   5:50pm
6:05pm 6:35pm 6:45pm 7:00pm
7:10pm 7:35pm   7:50pm
8:05pm 8:35pm   8:50pm
  9:05pm    
9:20pm   9:35pm  

 

Sunday

DEPART
Campus Center
DEPART
BCC
DEPART
ADS*
12:05pm 12:35pm 12:50pm
1:05pm 1:35pm 1:50pm
2:05pm 2:35pm 2:50pm
3:05pm 3:35pm 3:50pm
4:05pm 4:35pm 4:50pm
5:05pm 5:35pm 5:50pm

 

New Bedford Art Museum Route

2023 - 2024 Academic Year

Not in service: Saturdays, Sundays, Holidays, snow days, winter break, spring break

Tuesday & Thursday

Depart Depart
Campus Center NB Art Museum
6:15pm 9:15pm

UMass Law Route

(departs from the Campus Center)

There is no service to Law school on holidays, winter break or summer breaks, or school closings due to inclement weather. 

Retail Loop-

Pick up at the Campus Center every hour on the hour

Monday–Friday, 1pm–10pm

  • Last pickup at the Campus Center: 9pm
  • Students on last shuttle will be dropped off at residence halls

Saturday, 9am–10pm

Last pickup from Campus Center 9pm

Sunday, 12:00pm-5:30pm

Stops include:

  • Walmart 
  • Dollar Store 
  • Art and Design Studio
  • Dartmouth Mall
  • Stop and Shop
  • Cross Road Bus Stop (near Walgreens)
  • Target

Bus service via SRTA to Fall River & New Bedford

In partnership with SRTA, we offer students the ability to ride SRTA buses at no cost by simply showing your UMass Pass. View the bus schedules here SRTA Bus routes and schedule. SRTA provides access to routes and stops in Fall River, New Bedford, and the surrounding area.

LAST BUS: The SRTA #9 bus provides transportation from the Main Campus (Campus Center) to the New Bedford Bus terminal. The bus also makes all intermediary stops along its route from UMassD to the New Bedford terminal. The bus normally arrives at the Campus Center at approximately 8:24pm and it begins its route to the New Bedford Terminal.

 

SMAST

To travel to SMAST in the south end of New Bedford, ride local public transportation (covering New Bedford & Fall River: SRTA: Southeastern Regional Transit Authority. See route maps for exact stops.

See New Bedford schedule & route map 

See Fall River schedule & route map

In partnership with SRTA, we offer students the ability to ride SRTA buses at no cost by simply showing your UMass Pass. SRTA provides access to routes and stops in Fall River, New Bedford, and the surrounding area and the schedules can be viewed in the hyperlinks above.

LAST BUS: The SRTA #9 bus provides transportation from the Main Campus (Campus Center) to the New Bedford Bus terminal. The bus also makes all intermediary stops along its route from UMassD to the New Bedford terminal. The last bus normally arrives at the Campus Center at approximately 8:24pm and it begins its route to the New Bedford Terminal.

Exploring the surrounding areas

Want to go to the explore the Southcoast or head to Boston?   T

Peter Pan bus service to Boston

The Peter Pan bus runs from the New Bedford Bus terminal to Boston (South Station) daily. To purchase tickets, visit their website

When the Safe Rides Shuttle Service hours conclude, you can contact the UMassD Police dispatch at 508.999.8107 to request a Safe Walk to your campus destination.

Zipcar, the world’s largest carsharing provider, allows you to reserve a car by the hour or day. 

A membership based service, visit Zipcar’s UMass Dartmouth landing page or download the Zipcar app to apply and join for $35 annually with your University email. Once approved, which can take minutes through the app, Zipcars can be found in Lot 5 and Lot 13, where they are self-service and on-demand 24/7.

  • Gas
  • Insurance
  • Maintenance
  • 180 miles/day
  • Roadside assistance

Bluebird Cab

1551 Purchase Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
508.999.1124

Yellow Cab

987 Pleasant St
New Bedford, MA 02740
508.999.5213

Bike racks are available outside most buildings around campus.

Coach Vehicles

Academy Express (Contract UMDAR-01374)
POC: Kim Lennox
(401) 828-4100 ext. 3283
KLennox@academybus.com

A&A Metro (Contract UMDAR-01384)
Fernanda Amaral
(508) 697-0017

School Buses

Tremblay's Bus Co., LLC (Contract UMDAR-01334)
Colleen Casmira
(508) 999-6436 ext. 217
Colleen@tbcbus.com

Looking for someone to share a ride with and be qualified to use convenient campus carpool spaces, check out this site:  https://baystatecommute.com/

Singular/Special Events 

  • To book transportation, contact the transportation office, 508-999-9175 Monday-Friday 9am–4pm.
  • Approval is based upon the availability of staff and shuttles