Shuttle Bus Service for the Elderly and Disabled

Commitment Title

Shuttle Bus Service for the Elderly and Disabled


Columbia University provides a shuttle bus service free of charge to members of the local community who are disabled or who are senior citizens (including their attendants) via the ADA-accessible Intercampus Shuttle.  The shuttle bus service complies with ADA specifications to connect the Project Site to subway stations at:

  • 96th Street and Broadway
  • 116th Street and Broadway (Morningside campus)
  • 125th Street and Broadway
  • Harlem Hospital Center (135th Street and Lenox Avenue)
  • Columbia University Medical Center (168th Street and Broadway)

The shuttle bus service runs on a regular schedule throughout the day on every weekday, except on state and federal public holidays.


The shuttle bus is free to the elderly and disabled in the local community (as well as their attendants).

Columbia’s Implementation Plan

The most recent Implementation Plan Report submitted to Empire State Development, along with evidence of compliance, is available below:

Implementation Plan Report - Shuttle Bus Service for the Elderly and Disabled

1. Copy of vendor certification of services provided

2. Link to CU Transportation Services Shuttles website (bus schedules and route maps available)

3. Annual ridership report

How to Access

Senior citizens and disabled passengers must show their Access-A-Ride or Medicare cards, or their Reduced Fare MetroCard in order to access the service.  All riders must present a valid ID upon boarding the shuttle.  

Information on shuttle accessibility, schedules, route maps and service updates are available on the Columbia University Transportation website: