Getting There: The Campus Safety Transportation Program Services

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August 20, 2019

WPI provides complimentary programs to help our community get to and from the main campus to Gateway Park and Prescott Street: The Gateway Shuttle and the SNAP Van.

The Gateway Shuttle is managed by Valet Park of America and operates on a set route. The five Shuttle stops are:

  • Gateway Park, at the Garage
  • 85 Prescott Street
  • Faraday Hall
  • Bartlett Center
  • Salisbury Estates, at the rotary

The Shuttle provides a safety service within the WPI Campus Monday through Friday 7:15AM-6PM. The Shuttle does not operate on holidays, summer break or winter break; it does operate spring break and fall break. During holidays and breaks contact the SNAP Transports @ 508.831.6111 or x6111 during operating hours.

The SNAP Transports is managed by the WPI Police and includes three gray SNAP vans and one white SNAP van, clearly marked with the WPI logo.  SNAP operates seven days a week and the hours of operations are based on the school year term.  SNAP Transports does not operate during Winter and Summer Breaks.

WPI also helps students get to the Price Chopper: The gray Price Chopper Shuttle is managed by WPI Police and is operated by students for WPI students only; it operates Saturdays and Sundays, 5PM-8PM, during the school year.  During holidays, recess and breaks, contact the SNAP Transports @ 508.831.6111 or x6111.

There are five Shuttle stops:

  • Salisbury Estates
  • Faraday Hall
  • Founders Hall
  • Morgan Hall
  • Price Chopper

Shuttle service times can be affected by pedestrian and vehicle traffic, volume of riders, inclement weather, and the loading and unloading of passengers. The Gateway Shuttle is not wheelchair lift accessible. For any wheelchair lift assistance, please call WPI Police @ 508.831.5433.