Transportation

For Personal Related Use:

Zipcar Program here at Allegheny College

Students are able to access Zipcars parked right on campus! The Zipcar program offers low hourly and daily rates which include gas and insurance. Those interested in taking advantage of the program must be 18 years or older to participate. Allegheny members can join the on-demand car-sharing program for a nominal annual fee. An initial membership fee is $15.00. Rates vary from $7.50 to $9.00 per hour depending on the type of vehicle. Two cars are available and are located behind Reis Hall.

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

Break Transportation
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. Shuttles are also available at the beginning and end of each semester to/from the Cleveland airport. Reservations must be made in advance and cost $20.00 for each way. The Shuttle Transportation website is http://sites.allegheny.edu/studentinvolvement/shuttle-transportation/.

For College Related Business:
Drivers of the ASG van and Motor Pool vans are required to obtain “Gator Licenses” requiring classroom time and a driving test with Public Safety. Please contact Public Safety at x3100 or rwright@allegheny.edu.

ASG Van

The ASG van may be used by any student involved in a campus organization for official college business and student activities. Priority is always given to student organizations. All drivers must have a Gator License provided by Public Safety after vehicle training and certification. The driver must abide by all College Motor Pool policies, as well as ASG Van policies. Policies can be found at the ASG Office or on the ASG website.

  • Cost: The vehicle must be returned with a full tank of gas. Monetary penalties for not returning the van without a full tank of gas, late, or with garbage left may be applied.
  • A list of general regulations, including allocation and priority policies, is available at the ASG office in the Campus Center. Please contact ASG at x4364 or asg@allegheny.edu for more information.

Motor Pool

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.

Costs for motor pool vehicles are as follows: The greater of, a minimum $10 fee OR $0.50/mile for cars; $0.65/mile for minivans; or $0.75/mile for 12 and 15-passenger vans.

Reservations:
Reserve online  https://ems1.allegheny.edu/emswebapp/Default.aspx.  For further policy information please read Public Safety policies at http://sites.allegheny.edu/security/motor-pool-requests-and-guidelines/ or call x3100 for more information.