Transportation at St. Thomas University
St. Thomas University provides access to several transportation services for our students, faculty and staff. Our goal is to provide great customer service to our STU community by providing access to a variety services which provide transportation options to and from campus throughout the year. Please take a few moments to review the information below.
The Bobcat Shuttle offers transportation service to and from Opa Locka TriRail Station and NOW to and from Walmart Neighborhood Market daily. The schedule is:
Monday - Friday:
7:30 AM - 9:45 AM TriRail only
3:00 PM - 7:15 PM TriRail & Walmart
The morning loop takes about 10 minutes and the afternoon loop will take 15-20 minutes.
SmartTraxx allows riders to know the exact location of the Bobcat Shuttle at all times. The features include real-time tracking of the shuttle, shuttle routes and stop locations, and alerts and announcements regarding the Bobcat Shuttle.
The app is available for Android
and for iOS
TriRail/SFRTA EASY Card
The discount TriRail/SFRTA EASY Card is available to eligible discount passengers (Persons with Disability, seniors, and students). The EASY Card can be purchased online by visiting the TriRail website or in person at one of their four ticket kiosk locations.
To access additional information, please visit: www.tri-rail.com/fares/easy-card/#benefits
Metro-Dade Transit Pass/EASY Card
St. Thomas University’s Follett Bookstore allows students who are interested in participating in Miami-Dade Transit College Discount Program the opportunity to purchase the College EASY Card.
An EASY Card and parking permit for Miami-Dade transit system can be pre-ordered by visiting the campus bookstore located in Carroll Hall. The monthly EASY Card is $56.25 and the parking permit is $11.25. You must
purchase the EASY Card and parking permit in advance (before the 20th of the month) at the bookstore. When the EASY Card and parking permit(s) are available for pickup a notification will be sent by the bookstore.
For more information regarding the EASY Card, please visit: www.miamidade.gov/transit/college-pass.asp
CarCharging has a goal to ensure that drivers of electric vehicles are able to recharge their cars’ batteries wherever they live, work, and play. The company has deployed EV charging stations to reduce “range anxiety” and foster a zero emission environment that leads to oil-independence.
STU has an electric vehicle (EV) charging station available for use at a rate of $0.51/kWh. EV customers have the opportunity to register at Blink’s website
to request a free Blink InCard. There are two designated spots reserved for the charging station is located in the Donnellon parking lot (lot #3, aisle A).
For more information and registration, please visit their website at: www.carcharging.com
Car sharing at STU allows students, faculty and staff with a drivers’ license to rent a car for a short period of time. Car sharing provides convenient access to cars 24/7. Anyone interested in car2go may visit the company’s website
to apply for membership online. After the application is approved (it usually takes 2 weeks to receive a membership card), you can begin to use the cars2go. There are usually up to 6 cars on campus for student, faculty, and staff use. The cars are located in the Donnellon parking lot (lot #3, aisle A). All new STU users can sign up at no cost and will receive 30 minutes of FREE RENTAL.
To sign up for car2go, please visit: miami.car2go.com
Emergency Ride Home Program
The Emergency Ride Home program provides commuters in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Martin and St. Lucie counties that carpool, vanpool, ride transit, bike or walk three or more days a week with SIX FREE taxi cab vouchers a calendar year to use in the event of an unexpected emergency or unscheduled overtime.
To register for the program, users must visit: www.1800234ride.com/emergencyridehomeprogram
For additional information, please contact Monique N. Brijbasi, Associate Director of Risk Management, Environmental Compliance, and Emergency Management, at 305 628-6648 or firstname.lastname@example.org