Local Transit

CATA Busing – Free with student ID

Allegheny College students are able to ride CATA busing for free with their student ID. The RED A route with connection to Green A will provide students with transportation from campus to Walmart and Movies at Meadville. Please view the CATA website for full routes and schedules.

Gator Express Service – Free with student ID

The Gator Express is a student-driven shuttle service that can provide transportation to appointments, pharmacies, and storage facilities within 25 miles of the college campus. Transportation requests need to be submitted at least 24 hours in advance at this form. While all attempts to accommodate requests will be made, services are not guaranteed. Please check your email for ride confirmation.

Allegheny Bike Share – Free with student ID

Bike Share is a student operated club on campus that repairs used bicycles and assists students in building their own. Students may rent a bike for free from Pelletier Library with their student ID for up to two weeks at a time. Please visit the Bike Share Instagram page for more information.

Meadville Bike Share – $2.50/hour

CATA provides bike share services for $2.50/hour. Payment must be made through the Koloni app available for iPhone and Android. Bikes can be picked up and returned at Pelletier Library as well as other locations in town. Please view the CATA website for full details.

Uber/Lyft – Cost varies

Uber and Lyft offer limited services around the Meadville area. Check the appropriate app for further information.

Airport Shuttles / Long-Distance Transit

Shuttles – $25 one way

Allegheny College offers transportation to/from the Pittsburgh airport for all breaks and to/from the Pittsburgh Megabus stop located at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center for the majority of breaks. Reservations must be made in advance and cost $25.00 for each way. Refer to the Shuttle Transportation website for detailed information.

Greyhound – Costs begin at $18

Meadville has a Greyhound bus station located at the Downtown Mall (approximately 1 mile south) of Allegheny College. Travel to Pittsburgh and beyond starts at only $18. Tickets must be pre-purchased online on the Greyhound website.

Uber/Lyft – Cost varies

Uber and Lyft offer limited services around the Meadville area. Check the appropriate app for further information.

College-Related Business

Motor Pool Vehicles – Free with training and department approval

The use of College vehicles from the Motor Pool is permitted for authorized and/or official college business. Department approval is required for department activities and conference attendance. Student organizations may use Motor Pool vehicles for organization activities and conference attendance via coordination through the organization’s advisor and/or president. Drivers of the Motor Pool vans are required to obtain a Gator License.

Motor Pool Requests and Guidelines