Penn Transportation, Parking and Commuting

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Penn's Department of Transportation, Parking and Commuting is dedicated to providing superior service that offers safe, convenient, sustainable, and accessible options to those who come to this world-renowned institution to work, study, and visit.

Getting to, From, and Around Campus

Penn Transit Services operates a robust transportation network that accommodates over 100,000 passengers every year. The University also supports other modes of transit such as SEPTA's LUCY® Bus (Loop around University City). Accessible Transit for those with mobility issues is also offered.

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Parking Services

Flexible parking permit options meet the requirements of commuters who work at the University while visitors to this attractive urban campus will find a range of parking lots and garages conveniently located near their final destination. 

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Discounts for Public Transit Commuters

The University's commuter programs accommodate a variety of circumstances and include discounted, pre-tax purchases of commuter passes and cards that can be used for the integrated network of transit systems that serve Penn's campus. 

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Other Commuters

Penn also provides support for those who bike, walk and carpool.

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Penn's Sustainable Transportation Initiative

Penn’s focus is on reducing single-occupancy vehicles through providing discounts for commuters who use public transportation, support for cyclists and operating its own transit network complete with electric vehicles.   

The Association of Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) recognized Penn's transport sustainability success as a top performer in the 2021 Sustainable Campus Index, ranking 5th in transportation.