Campus Buses & Bus Tracking

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Transportation and Parking Services has made the following enhancements to the transit system in response to a campus-wide survey in the fall of 2019, and Covid-19:

The transit system will operate the following service effective Friday, August 21, 2020 as follows:

Route

Monday - Friday Hours

Weekend Hours

Campus Connector

2 buses: 6:30 AM - 8:00 PM

Not in Service

Packer Express

1 bus: 6:30 AM - 2:30 AM 

1 bus: 10:00 AM - 2:30 AM

AccessLU

1 bus: 6:30 AM - 8:00 PM

Not in Service

TapRide

1 bus: 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM

1 bus: 10:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Founders Way Express*

Not in Service

Not in Service

*The Founders Way Express will not be operating in the fall semester (August 24-December 31, 2020) because the faculty/staff commuter parking has been relocated to the Asa Packer Residential and Sayre Zones.

Tapride: On-Demand Rides Around Campus

Regular bus routes are currently not available on campus due to COVID-19 campus closures. However, we are pleased to announce that Lehigh University has partnered with TapRide by DoubleMap to provide on-demand rides around campus powered by Lehigh University’s Transportation Department bus drivers.

Effective Friday, August 21, 2020, TapRide will be operating Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM to 6:15 PM, and Saturday through Sunday from 7:30 AM to 4:15 PM.

How to use TapRide:

  • Download the TapRide app today and login using your Lehigh University credentials.
  • From anywhere on campus, select a departure and arrival location from a list of 21 locations around campus using the easy to use map in the TapRide app.
  • Add your phone number to your account in the TapRide app for better communication with your driver. Sit back and track your ride!
  • Please note: Please meet at the pick-up point at the estimated arrival time.
  • Drivers will allow a 4-minute waiting grace period, maximum, prior to cancelling your ride.

We are thrilled to be PILOTING this system. Should you have any questions, concerns or comments about how the system is operating, please email: intransp@lehigh.edu

DoubleMap: Bus Tracking System

DoubleMap is Lehigh’s new bus tracking tool.   

Effective Monday, August 17, 2020, you can track the Lehigh buses by going to bus.lehigh.edu on your computer. 

To track the buses on your smartphone:

Download the DoubleMap Bus Tracker App and select Lehigh University