- Disinfectant sprayers will be used to sanitize parking deck stairwells overnight as well as inside each bus. The sprayers contain a solution proven to kill coronavirus (COVID-19).
- All rails and handles on buses will be wiped down with disinfecting wipes between class breaks.
- All pay meters and elevators in the parking decks will be sanitized throughout the day and overnight.
- Hand sanitizer will be available to passengers on each bus.
Frequently Asked Questions about Transportation
For touchless payments, customers may use the ParkMobile app when paying for hourly parking.
Walking and bicycling are great options for quickly navigating campus. The Daily Class Schedule has been adjusted to add five minutes between classes to allow students more time. UGA reCYCLE is a need-based bicycle recycling and redistribution program for the UGA campus community. The program refurbishes bikes that were abandoned on campus bike racks and puts them in the hands of UGA students and employees who need them for transportation to and from school or work.
Routes will be updated on the UGA app soon. Please note that you may need to update the UGA app once routes are in effect to see changes. Please visit routes.uga.edu to view updated route information in the meantime. Additional information on new routes can be found at https://tps.uga.edu/routechanges
All changes are in effect August 3, 2020, with a limited number of buses running from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on each route.
Regular service will resume August 20, 2020:
- Monday - Wednesday: 6:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
- Thursday - Friday: 6:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
- Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
- Sunday: 12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
*All times and dates subject to change.
Passengers who need accessible entry may notify the driver and will still be able to load from the front door, consistent with normal operating procedures. Accessible van services are still available through UGA Paratransit. To seek these services, students need to contact the Disability Resource Center at (706) 542-8719.
Passengers will use the back entrance of the bus to maintain a proper social distance from drivers. A protective barrier will also separate bus drivers from passengers to ensure a six-foot distance is maintained.
Currently, standing is not allowed. If an open seat is not available, please wait and board the next bus.
To ensure the safety of all passengers by keeping crowding to a minimum, Transportation and Parking Services is following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regarding reduced occupancy on buses (ex. 18-20 people per bus). The number of riders on a bus is subject to change based on guidelines from the CDC and FTA. Shorter bus routes will ensure buses get through campus more quickly.
Effective July 15, 2020, the University of Georgia—along with all University System of Georgia (USG) institutions—will require all faculty, staff, students and visitors to wear an appropriate face covering while inside campus facilities/buildings where six feet social distancing may not always be possible. Face covering use will be in addition to and is not a substitute for social distancing. Face coverings are required on UGA buses as well as at bus stops.
For the latest information about bus routes and schedules, please visit Transportation & Parking Services.