PCC launches free shuttle service starting with fall semester | News
Pima Community College (PCC) is providing a new transportation option to assist students and employees traveling between campuses and The University of Arizona.
The new Aztec Shuttle hits the road August 28, each is equipped with a wheelchair lift and can accommodate up to 14 passengers.
The new service will connect several PCC campuses - Downtown, West, Desert Vista, as well as provide service to the University of Arizona. All riders must show a valid PCC ID.
“As a multi-campus institution many of our students travel between campuses,” said Dr. Jerome Migler, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor, in a recent news release. “The Aztec Shuttle offers them convenient access to do so.”
According to a PCC news release shuttle service will operate twice a day, Monday through Thursday, during the fall and spring semesters, excluding the following days: college observed holidays, rodeo break, spring break, summer session and winter Recess.
In the morning the shuttle will depart from Old Main at The University of Arizona at 7:10 a.m. The shuttle will then make stops at the Downtown, West and Desert Vista Campuses. In the afternoon the shuttle will depart from the Desert Vista Campus at 4:10 p.m.; making stops at the West and Downtown Campuses, and end at UA’s Old Main by 5 p.m.
“We are pleased to serve the transportation needs of PCC students, faculty and staff,” said Bill Ward, the College’s vice chancellor for facilities. “Providing convenient transportation services between campuses is a comfortable alternative for commuting.”
Arizona Shuttle, will handle the day-to-day operation of the shuttle service. A one-year contract between PCC and Arizona Shuttle was approved by the PCC Governing Board in February with an option to renew for an additional year through 2017.