the advocate

Filed under News, Slider

Your shuttle bus has arrived

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






A route from Takoma Park Campus to Rockville Campus would usually take up to two hours via ride-on bus—but on the shuttle bus, it would take approximately 40-45 minutes. Shuttle buses at MC, which stop onto all three campuses, are a much quicker alternative to the ride-on bus.

They began in the Fall of 2014 after high demand for a new form of transportation when a ride-on bus which traveled from Takoma to Rockville was terminated, according to Mark Pace, the Parking and Transportation manager at MC. In 2015, they started the Germantown to Rockville route, and from then on the schedule and stops were being “tweaked” to make more frequent stops at more locations around campuses.

“We try to circulate it every 45 minutes,” Pace said when speaking about how they try to have the shuttle bus stops accommodate class time schedules. “We also increased the hours from the spring of ’17.”

The schedule has since changed from a 9:00 to 5:00 timespan to a 7:00 to 6:40 schedule in order to further fit students’ schedules.

The schedule for the fall semester can be found here.

2 Comments

2 Responses to “Your shuttle bus has arrived”

  1. Henry on October 20th, 2017 11:30 am

    Hi,

    The link to the shuttle bus schedule does not work.
    Thanks

    [Reply]

    Isabel Rockwood Reply:

    it has been changed accordingly. thanks for letting us know!
    -isabel

    [Reply]

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • Your shuttle bus has arrived

    News

    What’s Happening to Parking Lot 4

  • Your shuttle bus has arrived

    News

    Some resources at MC you may not know about

  • Your shuttle bus has arrived

    News

    Sign Up for MCALERT and Keep our Campus Safe

  • Your shuttle bus has arrived

    News

    Humanities Building Closed 12/4

  • Your shuttle bus has arrived

    News

    Humanities Entrances Now Open

  • Your shuttle bus has arrived

    News

    Fitness Center, Student Rec. Hours Severely Cut

  • Your shuttle bus has arrived

    News

    MoCo student knows personally why pro-athletes take a knee

  • Your shuttle bus has arrived

    News

    All Are Welcome to This Year’s Hunger Banquet

  • Your shuttle bus has arrived

    News

    A Frank Conversation with a White Nationalist at the Universities at Shady Grove

  • Your shuttle bus has arrived

    News

    New Construction in parking lot 4

The Student News Site of Montgomery College
Your shuttle bus has arrived