Campus Buses Change To Summer Stop/Service Schedule
Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 16:28

 

Most campus buses continue to run in the summer months, just less frequently.  Campus buses do not run on the weekends.

Summer Session - Monday, June 6 - Friday, July 29

  • Campus Connectors run every 15 minutes from 7 a.m. until 9:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • East Bank Circulators run every 20 minutes from 6 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • University Avenue Circulators run every 15 minutes from 7 a.m. until 9:30 p.m. (no night/weekend extended route service) Monday through Friday.
  • St. Paul Circulators run every 20 minutes from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Summer Vacation - Monday, August 1 - Friday, August 26

  • Campus Connectors run every 15 minutes from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • East Bank Circulators run every 20 minutes from 6 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • University Avenue Circulators run every 15 minutes from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. (no night/weekend extended route service) Monday through Friday. Last trip out of Carlson is at 6 p.m.
  • St. Paul Circulators do not run during summer vacation.

The 4th Street Circulator does not run at all during the summer (not summer session or vacation).

Note: campus buses do NOT run on Monday, July 4 (University holiday).

St. Paul Connector Route Detour

For the summer months, campus buses do not stop at the St. Paul Fairgrounds bus stops; the campus bus can be boarded on Gortner Avenue at Buford or the Transitway at Commonwealth Avenue.

For a complete view of the St. Paul campus route change, look at our St. Paul map and follow the dotted lines that indicate summer service.

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On Sunday, June 19 from approximately 9 a.m. - 11 a.m., East River Road will be closed to vehicles between University Avenue SE and Arlington Street SE for the Star Tribune Ugly Tie 5K race.

Parking structural maintenance work is starting the week of June 13, 2022 for the Oak Street Ramp and Washington Avenue Ramp.

Beginning Monday, June 13 and continuing into November 2022, Cleveland Avenue will be closed between Como and Buford Avenues for year 1 of Ramsey County's Cleveland Avenue Reconstruction Project.  

Most campus buses continue to run in the summer months, just less frequently. 

Beginning Tuesday, May 31 and continuing through Friday, June 24, the intersection of 15th Avenue SE and 8th Street SE will be closed to vehicles for utility work.

BikeMN will offer on-campus Smart Cycling Course from May to October. This traffic skills course gives cyclists the confidence they need to ride safely and legally in urban traffic. 

Upcoming traffic impacts and road closures that have been communicated to PTS are below. 

Parking & Transportation Services will be reducing summer office hours starting on Monday, May 16.

Warm weather brings new travel options for the University of Minnesota’s Twin Cities campus. The University has entered into license agreements with three operators —Lyft, Lime, and Spin — to operate a Shared Bike and Scooter Program.

As of April 18, 2022, federal orders requiring masks on transit have ended. As a result, the University of Minnesota no longer requires face coverings while riding University fixed transit and the paratransit service. Riders may choose to continue to wear a mask.