Bus routes changed for Homecoming parade Oct. 11

During the Penn State Homecoming parade on Oct. 11, there will be a number of route adjustments for the buses -- Loop, Link and campus shuttle -- on the University Park campus.

The following route adjustments will be in effect from approximately 5:30 until 9 p.m.:

Blue Loop:
There will be no Blue Loop service during the parade. All buses that usually provide Blue Loop service at this time will be redirected to operate as additional White Loop, or Red Link service.

White Loop:
The White Loop will use the following routes for the duration of the parade: From Beaver Avenue at Schlow Library, the bus will follow normal route to University Drive. The bus will then continue on University Drive to Park Avenue, turn left on Park Avenue, left on Shortlidge Road, and right on Curtin Road. The bus will travel Curtin Road to Curtin Road Extension, turn right on Curtin Road Extension, left on Atherton Street, and left on Beaver Avenue, where it will travel back to Schlow Library. There will be no service to the bus stops on Curtin Road between University Drive and Shortlidge Road, or on Burrowes Road during the detour.

Red Link:
Inbound to West Campus from Innovation Park - The Red Link, traveling from Innovation Park to West Campus, will follow its normal route to Park Avenue where it will continue on Park Avenue to Shortlidge Road, turn left on Shortlidge Road and right on Curtin Road, where it will resume its normal route to West Campus. There will be no bus service to the bus stops on Porter Road, Lot 44, and Curtin Road between Porter Road and Shortlidge Road during the detour.

Outbound to Innovation Park from West Campus - The Red Link traveling from West Campus to Innovation Park will follow its normal route  to Curtin Road where it will turn left on Shortlidge Road and right on Park Avenue, where it will then resume its normal route to Innovation Park. There will be no bus service to the bus stops on Curtin Road between Shortlidge Road and Porter Road, Lot 44, or Porter Road during the detour.

Green Link:
There will be no Green Link service during the parade.  All buses normally providing Green Link service at this time will be redirected to operate as additional Red Link service.
     
To view information on these changes to town and campus bus service, visit www.catabus.com

Contacts: 

Dave Dorman

Work Phone: 
814-863-5684
Last Updated October 07, 2013