Parking & Transit Office

Passenger Rules

Please help us keep SafeBus and SafeRide as safe as possible for you and all of our passengers by following these rules at all times:

  • No smoking, eating, drinking, littering, running, vandalism, graffiti, or hazardous materials.
  • No loud or intrusive use of profanity/obscenities or other disorderly conduct, including threatening or harassing behavior to other passengers and/or driver. No inappropriate/distracting conversation with the driver.
  • No fighting or conduct allowed that could pose a threat to public safety. No firearms or other weapons.
  • No pets allowed with the exception of certified service animals trained to assist individuals with disabilities.
  • Stand behind the white or yellow lines and hold onto the stanchions or overhead railings. Use a seat if available.
  • No hands, arms, heads, or personal belongings outside of the bus while in motion.
  • No solicitation for commercial or non-commercial purposes, including KU Events.
  • Do not take up more than one seat or place your feet on the seats.
  • No electronic listening or music devices without headsets or earphones.
  • Do not sleep in bus shelters.
  • Do not open windows without the permission of the driver.
  • Shirt and shoes are required.
  • Follow all requests made by the driver.
  • Report suspicious behavior to the driver.

SafeRide operates 7 nights a week during fall and spring semesters
SafeRide operates 10:30 p.m.–2:30 a.m. Thursday through Saturday during the summer semester
SafeRide only takes you home, not to someone else’s home
Call 864-SAFE between 10:30 p.m. and 2:30 a.m. to get a ride
Please don’t distract the driver while on board
No drinks are allowed in SafeRide vehicles.
SafeRide is 100% funded by student fees.
Download new “MV Passenger” app to schedule your SafeRide trip.
With the new app, wait times have decreased to about 10 minutes.
We provided 20,000 trips home in 2017-18 on SafeRide.