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On-Demand Shuttle Service

Available to faculty, staff, students, and campus visitors, the On-Demand Shuttle is especially helpful to those using the transportation facilities in Syracuse and Utica as part of a trip to campus.

Reservations

Call 315-824-1260, choose option five or extension 232 or e-mail Autumn Bresloff at colgateondemand@birniebus.com.

Colgate Budget Code, prepayment with credit cards is available or drivers can be paid with cash. Personal checks are not accepted.

All trips require a 24-hour business notice. Each reservation must be made by noon for the next day’s trip. Monday trips require a notification by noon on the preceding Friday.

A live dispatch service is provided Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Voice mail reservations are in effect all other hours.

Cancellations must be made one hour before departure of the trip or a $35 fee will be charged.

Chevrolet Uplanders, which seat up to six adults, are used for this service.

Contact Information

Reservations:
315-824-1260, choose option five or extension 232 or e-mail Autumn Bresloff at colgateondemand@birniebus.com

After-hours, weekends, or emergencies:
315-335-5527 (Autumn Bresloff)

Shuttle driver:
315-335-5527

Cost

One-way fee to or from the Syracuse airport, train, or bus station is $108; not to exceed 2.5 hours. An additional fee of $11 per person for the second and third passenger is applied; no additional charge for passengers four, five, or six.

One-way fee to or from the Utica train or bus station is $98; not to exceed 2.25 hours. An additional fee of $11 per person for the second and third passenger is applied; no additional charge for passengers four, five, or six.

Fees to all other destinations are based on $43 per hour (prorated in 15-minute increments) plus $.20 per mile.

Driver waiting time is billed at the rate of $28 per hour (prorated in 15-minute increments).

Transportation requiring a larger class vehicle will be billed at the following rates:  7-14 passenger $1.00 per mile; 15-22 passenger $1.25 per mile; 23-44 passenger $1.60 per mile.

Questions?

Contact the Purchasing Department at 315-228-7474 or purch@colgate.edu.