Rensselaer Shuttle

The Rensselaer Shuttle service provides safe transportation around campus. You can view shuttle stop locations via the Shuttle Tracker 

All shuttle bus drivers have safety awareness training and strive to stay on schedule. Slight variations may occur due to traffic and/or weather conditions.

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Hours of Operation

For Fall Semester 2020

Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
Sunday 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Monday through Saturday from 7:00pm until 11:45pm Safe Ride (On-Demand) service is available. 

COVID-19 Accomodations-

Shuttle occupancy will be limited to 9 riders. All riders must wear a mask at all times and observe social distancing when boarding, riding and exiting shuttles. All riders must present a Rensselaer ID while boarding.

For Academic year 2020-2021 an Express route will be offered Monday-Friday 7:00am-7:00pm aboard two Rensselaer student only CDTA buses. Bus route will be City Station to Ricketts, to East Campus and return. CDTA occupancy will be limited to 26 riders. All riders must wear a mask at all times and observe social distancing when boarding, riding and exiting CDTA buses. All riders must present a Rensselaer ID while boarding. 

For residents of Hudson Valley Suites transportation is available to the main campus and back Monday-Friday 7:00am-7:00pm and weekends 9:00am-5:30pm. Transportation will be provided by Premier Shuttles from the main entrance of Hudson Valley Suites to the Union horseshoe. Premier occupany will be limited to 9 riders per shuttle. All riders must wear a mask at all times, observe social distancing while boarding, riding and exiting shuttles, and show Rensselaer ID while boarding. 

 

Break Schedule

The Rensselaer Shuttle will not operate during breaks, or when classes are not in session. The regular Rensselaer Shuttle schedule and times will resume on the first day of classes. The Rensselaer on-call Shuttle to Proctor's, the Chasan building and Gurley buildings will not be available for the Fall 2020 Semester.

Airport, Train and Bus Travel

Free shuttle service to and from travel hubs are offered by Rensselaer Shuttle and CDTA during school breaks.  Email parking@rpi.edu to make a reservation one month prior to departure.  A return shuttle reservation can be made at the same time.  Pickup is located behind the Armory at the Shuttle bus parking space.  Luggage must be able to fit on your lap while riding the shuttle.

Date Times Route Type
THANKSGIVING BREAK
Tuesday, 11/26/19 10a, 12p, 2p RPI to Travel Gateways Thanksgiving transportation
Wednesday, 11/27/19 10a, 12p, 2p RPI to Travel Gateways Thanksgiving transportation
Sunday, 12/01/19 4p, 6p, 8p Travel Gateways to RPI Thanksgiving RETURN transportation
WINTER BREAK
Saturday, 12/21/19 10a, 12p, 2p RPI to Travel Gateways Winter break transportation
Sunday, 12/22/19 8a, 10a, 12p RPI to Travel Gateways Winter break transportation
Saturday, 1/11/20  6p, 8p Travel Gateways to RPI Winter break RETURN transportation
Sunday, 1/12/20 6p, 8p Travel Gateways to RPI Winter break RETURN transportation
SPRING BREAK
Friday, 3/6/20 12p, 2p RPI to Travel Gateways Spring break transportation
Saturday 3/7/20 10a, 12p RPI to Travel Gateways Spring break transporation

 Sunday 3/15/20                  6p, 8p              Travel Gateways to RPI            Spring break RETURN tranportation

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On-Call Shuttle

See "Safe Ride"

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Riders with Disabilities

For special parking and/or transportation accommodations due to an injury please contact Disability Services at 518-276-8197.