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Service Advisory: Lamont-Doherty Shuttle Service, November 26

Please be advised that due to the anticipated storm, the last Lamont-Doherty shuttle departing from the Morningside campus will leave at 1:00 p.m. The last shuttle departing from Lamont-Doherty will leave at 2:00 p.m. 

Designated Smoking Areas in Effect

Effective July 1, 2014 smoking is restricted to 14 locations on the Morningside campus. View a map of designated smoking areas.

All designated places are at least 20 feet from building entrances, but still provide smoking areas near highly trafficked campus locations, with shelter when possible, or along commonly used travel routes.

Smoking urns are located in each area, making it easy to identify the appropriate location and to ensure that cigarettes are disposed of in the proper waste receptacle.

All members of the Columbia community, as well as visitors, are expected to voluntarily comply with the smoking policy.

For information regarding New York State’s smoking cessation program, call 1-866-NY-QUITS.

Studebaker Stop Relocation

As of May 7, 2012, the main entrance to the Studebaker building is located on the north side of the building on West 132nd Street for a period of approximately 14 months due to the closure of West 131st Street.  The Northbound stop is one block north to the northeast corner of West 132nd and Broadway. There will be no impact on scheduled times.

Morningside Heights Evening Shuttle Bus Service

This shuttle service, which replaces point-to-point vehicular escorts, operates seven days a week from 6:00pm every evening until 4:00am the following morning and utilizes two shuttle buses traveling on different routes, in thirty minute loops across the Morningside and Manhattanville areas.

The Evening Shuttle service is now serving Fairway Marketusing stop #6 on their red route

ID and Pass System for the GWB/Ft. Lee Shuttle

In an effort to ensure that seats are available for the intended riders of the Fort Lee-GWB Shuttle, an ID and Pass validation process is in place. Ridership is limited to University employees with the following forms of identification:

1. CU Transit Sticker affixed to valid Columbia University ID. CU Transit Stickers are available to University employees and students:

  • who work at the Parker Plaza building in Fort Lee. Eligible employees who work at Parker Plaza should contact the Columbia Transportation office at 212-854-3382 or transportation@columbia.edu to pick up a sticker.

2. Single-Use Shuttle Pass: University employees attending training sessions or other University business at Parker Plaza are entitled to a round-trip shuttle pass. Temporary passes are available by contacting the Columbia Transportation office at 212-854-3382 or transportation@columbia.edu. If you have an urgent request, you may also call 212-342-0582 during the following hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

TransLoc Transit Visualization

Get real-time shuttle location and arrival information from any computer or smart phone using TransLoc. Track the Columbia buses in real-time at columbia.transloc.com or download the free TransLoc Transit Visualization app to access information while on the go, including real-time location of all buses and announcements of potential service disruptions.

Rider Count System

Effective April 9, 2012: All Intercampus Shuttle buses will be outfitted with a SmartTrack: Passenger Intelligence Rider Count System. This system will allow the Transportation department to capture accurate ridership data for the shuttle in real-time, which will help improve service and ensure that access to the shuttle bus is limited to only the intended ridership.