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What You Need to Know: Transportation

Campus transportation will be operating at 100% capacity with masks required for all passengers.

Important information

Fall Semester Plans

  • The Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) system will resume at 100% capacity beginning Aug. 2.
  • WVU buses will be running at 100% capacity.
  • Masks are required for all passengers on WVU transportation, including the PRT and buses through at least Sept. 13.
  • Mountain Line buses will continue to operate for free for students with a WVU ID.

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Parking

Parking

Students

Visit Transportation and Parking for more information and to purchase a permit.

Hybrid and Remote Employees

Hybrid or remote employees may choose to cancel their annual parking permit, effective July 1, and use one-day parking permits.

One-day Permits

  • Downtown, Evansdale, College of Law and Health Sciences: One-day rates will be $5 per day. Permits can be purchased online via the Parking Portal beginning July 1.
  • One Waterfront Place: In addition to the $5 daily rate option, hybrid and remote employees who have parking permits for the garage at One Waterfront Place may choose to keep their permits and pay a reduced rate of $20 per month.

How to Participate

  • Remote employees: No action is required. You will be enrolled automatically.
  • Hybrid employees: You must opt in by contacting the Parking Management Office by close of business on June 17 to express interest. Call 304-293-5502 or email transportation@mail.wvu.edu.
  • Program participants whose parking fees are not currently paid through an automatic payroll deduction should contact the Parking Management Office to initiate a refund.
  • Watch your WVU email for more information from the Parking Management team.

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Bus

Bus Routes and Schedule

Summer

  • Mountain Line buses will operate throughout to transport students and employees between the Downtown, Evansdale and Health Sciences areas of campus. Visit the Mountain Line website for routes and schedules.
  • The University will run a limited number of buses during the summer on a modified Country Roads Loop with an additional stop at Evansdale Crossing.
    • WVU buses will operate weekdays from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • The last pick-up time will occur at 6 p.m.

Fall

  • In addition to PRT and Mountain Line services, the University plans to continue to run buses on the modified Country Roads Loop at the beginning of the semester.
  • WVU will evaluate continued operations of bus service this fall based on ridership and the operational needs of the University.

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Bus Safety Guidelines

While You're on the Bus

  • Passengers on WVU and Mountain Line buses are required to wear face masks or face coverings.
    • You should put on your mask/covering before boarding and wear it the entire trip.
  • Avoid touching surfaces with your hands.

When You Leave the Bus

  • Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol as soon as possible and before removing your mask or face covering.

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Other Transportation

Mountain Line Buses

  • Mountain Line is free for faculty, staff and students with a valid WVU ID.

Rideshare

Biking

  • Biking is another great (and green) way for students, faculty and staff to get around campus. Bike rack locations are available on WVU's campus maps.

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