There is no service on any Campus Route between the semesters (May 9-30). Please access the CARTS schedule for local San Marcos service during this time. Remember that rides on the CARTS bus to and from campus are free when you show their driver your Texas State I.D.
Summer Semesters 2013 (I: June 3 - July 3 and II: July 8 - August 8)
Service will resume for Summer I on June 3; you may link to a complete timetable here; updated maps will be added by May 30.
Spring Semester 2013 (January 14 - May 8)
Campus Route Service and bus stops (MAP)
The Spring 2013 Campus system map link above provides a visual overview for bus routes and service stops. Specific information for each route is contained below. Summer 2013 maps will be updated at this location by May 30.
There are two Bobcat Tram campus routes: Bobcat Stadium and Campus Loop. Both of these routes depart campus from the Quad bus loop at the large shelter next to the Music building. These routes service the perimeter parking lots, provide a means of cross-campus travel. Additional service is available Monday through Thursday via Night bus routes.
CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: - Bobcat Stadium route is moved to the Bobcat Trail Shelter (in front of Beretta Hall next to the Commons Dining Hall)
This first bus departs from Bobcat Stadium East, then from Quad Bus Loop, providing service to Sessom Drive at State Street, (outbound service stop); Jowers; the Coliseum, (drop-off service provided after 11:00am); the Bobcat Stadium parking lots, (east and west shelters), H.E.B., Summit Apts, Bobcat Village, and Sessom Drive at Peques St, (inbound service stop).
CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: - Campus Loop route service will be from the Quad Bus Stop
1. CARTS buses will provide the Campus Loop service and will continue the same daytime frequency, but new stops will be included.
a. New stops include Woods Street across from the Woods Street shelter (below Undergraduate Academic Center) and Lantana Hall on Edward Gary Street
b. Discontinued stops include San Jacinto Hall on Woods Street and Which Wich.
c. CARTS uses 25 foot green buses which are easier to navigate through the construction zone.
d. CARTS buses provide ADA and bicycle access.
e. Digital signage on the CARTS bus will display Route 11 – Campus Loop.
f. The stop on Sessom Drive at Peques St. will remain closed due to construction.
2. First Transit will provide one bus on this route if they can safely navigate the construction zone. This will not be known until the barricades are in place.
a. The slightly smaller and older tram bus will serve this route during construction.
b. No bicycle rack will be available to aid in the ability to pass through the construction zone.
This route provides counter-clockwise service around the campus perimeter. Service begins at the Quad Bus Loop and continues with service to Mitte Art; San Jacinto Hall; the Admissions Center; Which Wich; Sewell Park, and Sessom @ Peques.