Providence, RI
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4 College Freshman

Transportation: Sometimes it takes a while to get a bus

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3 College Junior

Transportation: They could be using less buses for harborside

2 College Sophomore

Transportation: The buses are always jam packed and people fighting for seats. They never run on time.

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3 College Sophomore

Transportation: At JWU CHarlotte we are in the city, so their is always some sort of tranportation. Our gold rush system is free but only runs up and down the same street for 6 blocks- so unless your walk is a straight on trade it doesnt help. The bus fare is quite expensive-2.70$ a day doesnt seem like alot but it adds up. The monthly passes are even worse- 80$ a month, what college student on a budget has that kind of money to blow. Taxis in charlotte run at 2.70$ a mile, and when sitting in traffic in a taxi the meter just goes up an up! Talk about expensive, the meter goes up while the cash in your walet goes down. Luckly the campus is in a 5 minute walking distance from the underclassmen housing and 10 minute walk from the upperclassmen housing, but walking in the mornings alone for a 7:00 class isnt exactly a good idea here. There is also the option of having your car for commuter students- but parking now thats a hassle. The school doesnt charge more than $250 a term (3 months) to park our cars, but they dont have enough parking for nearly half of their students and city parking is a fortune, I pay 95$ a month to keep my car on campus in a non-gated, unsafe city lot- just so I can get to work. So all in all the commute to campus isnt awefull, untill you have to go somewhere, or park your car.

5 College Junior

Transportation: The shuttles go campus to campus and its very useful and if we need to venture out side, we can use our IDs to ride the local bus for free.


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  • 173rd
    Most Easily Accessible Town
  • 253rd
    Best Campus Transit
  • 1273rd
    Best Car Campuses

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Student Polls

How necessary is it to have a car on campus?    Based on 96 responses

  • 1% You can't have a car here.
  • 15% Cars are totally pointless. Everything you need is within walking distance.
  • 76% Students usually walk or take the bus, but cars are nice for venturing outside the bus line.
  • 7% The shuttle/bus service often fails to meet student needs, so a car is very practical.
  • 1% Campus is isolated, so students rely mostly on cars to get them where they need to go.

How convenient is the campus-provided transportation?    Based on 95 responses

  • 15% Nonexistent.
  • 3% Extremely difficult to utilize-it's not reliable nor is it convenient for a student's schedule.
  • 2% Moderately difficult to utilize, the pick-up times and locations are far and few between.
  • 28% Somewhat accessible with a schedule that usually parallels class times.
  • 52% Easily accessible, runs frequently and has many pick-up locations.

Rate the cost of the following transit options    Based on 94 responses

  • Campus shuttle
  • Public transportation
  • Taxis
  • Zip cars

Rate the convenience of long-distance transportation to travel between home and school    Based on 94 responses

Very convenient
  • Airport
  • Passenger bus
  • Passenger train
  • Ride sharing

How easy is it to get around town?    Based on 96 responses

  • 1% Very difficult.
  • 4% Fairly difficult.
  • 49% Fairly easy.
  • 46% Very easy.

Rate the convenience of the following transit options    Based on 95 responses

Very convenient
  • Campus shuttle
  • Public transportation
  • Taxis
  • Zip cars
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