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Department of Transportation (202) 250-2555 (VP)(202) 651-5151 (Voice)Email
The Gallaudet University Shuttle provides safe and efficient service to faculty, students, staff and visitors of the Gallaudet community. The shuttle operates on a continuous schedule throughout the year. Changes to the schedule will be sent by email and posted to this webpage.
The Transportation Department must be notified in advance of large groups or special events when passengers may need access to the shuttle bus. Priority seating is reserved for the faculty, staff and students of the University.
Service animals that meet the University's Service Animal Policy, Administration & Operations Manual, 1.08 Service Animals, are permitted on Shuttle Buses.
The shuttle will begin operation one (1) hour prior to the announced opening time. Example: The University announces it will open at 10:00 a.m. The shuttle will begin service at Union Station at 9:00 a.m. and will continue with the normal schedule throughout the day.
The Transportation Department is not responsible for any personal items which are lost or stolen on any University operated shuttle bus or bus stop. Any items found will be placed in the Transportation Department for retrieval. Lost items can be retrieved by contacting the department.
The University reserves the right to refuse service to any person who is under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or is incapable of taking care of himself/herself, or whose conduct is such, or is likely to be such, as to make him/her objectionable to other passengers or prospective passengers.
University shuttle buses will only stop at designated locations: MSSD, KDES, Benson, GUKCH, Union Station.
Take the escalator up to the Greyhound/Tour Bus Parking Level. The shuttle location area is immediately to the left once you exit the escalator. There is Gallaudet University Shuttle signage, space #50.
The University operates buses which are wheelchair accessible. All wheelchairs must be secured by the driver. Persons using other mobility devices such as walkers, canes, etc. are not permitted to board the bus using the wheelchair lift. Wheelchair lifts are not designed for these items and pose a serious safety risk to the passengers and driving staff.
The drivers of the shuttle buses are prohibited from picking up or disbursing passengers once the bus has begun to back out of the space, or has left the designated pick up location.
Gallaudet University Shuttle service cannot assume responsibility for any inconvenience, expense, or damage resulting from errors in time tables, delayed buses, failure to make connections, or for changes in, or shortage of, equipment. The schedules and routes are subject to change without notice.
Please respect the rights of others. Smoking, eating and drinking are not permitted on University buses.
Gallaudet University Transportation Department is always open to suggestions and feedback regarding any aspect of our service. Email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 202-651-5151 V, 202-250-2610 VP.
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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