effective 1/2019

Transportation Policy

Terry Hegedus, Transportation Coordinator- thegedus@albright.edu
John McCormack, Transportation Coordinator- jmccormack@albright.edu

Albright Shuttle Service – FREE SERVICE

  • Daytime On-campus Shuttle Schedule: 7:20 a.m – 4 p.m.
  • Extended Shuttle Schedule: 8 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
  • Target Tuesday and Walmart Wednesday
    • We offer FREE shuttle transportation for Target Tuesdays and Walmart Wednesday
    • Please arrive at the Public Safety Office at 5:15 p.m. on these days to sign up for the shuttle service
    • The shuttle will then depart to these locations at 5:30 p.m.

Medical Transports

  • All requests must come through the Gable Health Center
  • Please make request at least 24 hours in advance, except for an emergency situation
  • Cost per transport:
    • Local trips =   $25.00 for round trip
    • Over 10 miles: charge will be at the discretion of the Director of Public Safety and/or  the Transportation Coordinator
  • All charges will be submitted to the student ’s account

Faculty, Staff and Administrators

  • Transportation is available for emergency situations
  • All employees are taken to Concentra for work-related emergencies;   free of charge for emergencies
  • A charge for transportation will be submitted to the respective department for any follow up appointment requests

Internships, Community Service, etc.

  • Please make request at least 2 weeks in advance
  • Please submit request in an email format or our online request form
  • Cost per transport:
    • Local Trips =   $25.00 per round trip
    • Over 10 miles: charge will be at the discretion of the Director of Public Safety and/or the  Transportation Coordinator
  • All charges will be submitted to the student ’s account

Educational Trips

  • Please submit request at least 2 weeks in advance
  • Appropriate form must be submitted to Transportation Coordinator
    • Trip registration form for Academic Affairs Van can be downloaded here
    • Trip registration form for SGA Van can be downloaded at here
  • Charges may apply for any trip out of the local area.

Club Trips

  • Please submit request at least 2 weeks in advance
  • Appropriate form must be submitted to Transportation Coordinator
    • Trip registration form for Academic Affairs Van can be downloaded at here
    • Trip registration form for SGA Van can be downloaded at here
  • Cost per trip:
    • $25.00 per hour for each driver needed
    • 43.5 cents per mile
  • Requests submitted that do not meet all above guidelines may be denied

Reading Bus Terminal Transportation

  • Transportation is available to the Reading Bus Terminal before Fall, Thanksgiving, Winter and Spring breaks, at the end of the semester, and as needed.
  • Please submit a request at least two weeks in advance.
  • Students must submit requests through email or the  online request form.
  • The cost per transport is  $25.00 round trip.
  • All charges will be submitted to the student ’s account.
  • http://www.greyhound.com/
    20 North 3rd StreetReading(610) 374-3182
  • http://www.biebertourways.com/Home.aspx
    P.O. Box 180Kutztown PA 19530610-683-7333

Airport Transportation

  • Transportation is available anytime during the semester with appropriate notice
  • Please submit request at least 2 weeks in advance
  • Student must submit request through email or our online request form
  • All transportation fees will be charged to student’s account   *  The fees listed below are for a one-way trip *
    • Philadelphia Airport-   $80.00
    • Newark Airport-   $140.00
    • Allentown Airport-   $60.00
    • 30th Street Train Station-   $60.00
    • Lancaster Train Station-   $40.00

Approval Process

  • All requests submitted will be reviewed by Transportation Coordinator
  • We cannot guarantee that all requests will be approved
  • Approval is subject to availability of officers and other scheduling commitments
  • We will not provide transportation for walk-ins unless it is a medical emergency.

Cancellation Policy

  • Please notify the Transportation Coordinator immediately in the event that you have to cancel a trip
  • Please notify our department at least 24 hours in advance from the time of your departure
  • If we do not receive adequate notice, you will be charged for ½ of the total amount of trip

Other Transportation Options

  • Barta Bus Schedulehttp://www.bartabus.com/
  • Limo Service Information
  • Taxi Cabs in Berks County
    • Grab a Cab- 160 Water Street, Reading, PA 19605 (610) 478-1111
    • Reading Metro Taxi- 615 Elm Street, Reading, PA 19601 (610) 374- 5111