Transportation & Parking

There are numerous convenient and sustainable ways to travel to, from, and around the Penn campus.

Penn Bus West Rosenthal Bldg (Vet)

Penn’s “cleaner, greener” buses are part of the University’s Sustainable Transportation Initiative to promote environmentally responsible commuting.

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Sustainable Transportation

Public Transportation
Penn’s campus is well served by an extensive network of subway, bus, regional rail, national rail, and trolley lines.

Student Discounts
Discounted passes for the Philadelphia and New Jersey transit systems are available to full-time Penn students.

Faculty/Staff Discounts
To assist commuters who choose to use public transportation, Penn offers discounted options and pre-tax benefits through a variety of programs.

University Transit Options

Penn Transit Services
Penn Transit's comprehensive system provides integrated transit on and around campus free of charge to all PennCard holders.

Penn Buses
Penn Bus East and West run on fixed routes in the evenings seven days a week. Look here for schedules and current arrival times.

Penn Shuttles
Penn Transit operates four shuttle options Penn Accessible Transit, Pennovation Shuttle, Penn FMC shuttle, and Penn’s On-Request Evening Shuttles.​​​​​​​

LUCY: Loop through University City
The SEPTA-operated shuttle connecting Penn’s campus and 30th Street Station.

Alternative Modes of Transportation

Ride Sharing Options
Commuter programs including car sharing (Enterprise CarShare & Zipcar), Carpool and Van Pool.

Bicycling
Information about bike policies, storage, safety, and resources; interactive campus bike map. Penn also offers a Bike Commuter Expense Reimbursement Program for faculty and staff who commute by bike.

Walking
Penn is a pedestrian-friendly environment with Locust Walk, its iconic pedestrian street running through the center of campus.

Parking

Penn Parking Services
Information about where to park, permits, policies, applications, and fee schedules for students and faculty/staff.

Carpool Discounts
Penn’s Carpool Program applies faculty and staff parking discounts through pre-tax payroll deductions.

Occasional Parking
​​​​​​​To support commuters who choose to use public transportation, Penn offers discounted parking options for times when it is necessary to drive to campus.

Interactive Parking Map
Interactive parking map for the University’s schools, hospitals, and medical centers. The map includes hours of operation, rates, and GPS coordinates for each parking facility.