JWU offers a variety of student transportation options, so you can safely explore all the opportunities Providence offers, travel between campuses and get where you need to be.
For your health and safety, the university provides select medical transport and even JWU Ride, our emergency transport service for students stranded late at night.
JWU Buses We provide regularly scheduled Wildcat Wheels bus service to and from JWU facilities, including res halls, during the academic year.
Track bus locations, see schedules and find contact info.
Transportation is also provided for field trips, recreational events, athletic programs and all other university functions.
ParkingParking permits are required to park at any JWU lot. You must register your vehicle with Campus Safety & Security.
Are you visiting JWU? Learn about our visitor parking.
Campus-2-Campus Transport You can park in the commuter
parking lot on the Harborside Campus, and ride Wildcat Wheels or RIPTA
to travel between campuses. RIPTA stops at our Harborside Campus on Saturdays and Sundays only; there is no weekday service.
Local TransportationWith RIPTA (Rhode Island Public Transit Authority) public transportation service, get around the city or state, explore Newport or visit a friend at a local school.
You can also use the following public transportation services:
Airport Any Wildcat Wheels bus going to the Radisson Hotel can stop at TF Green Airport.
RIPTA buses #14 and #20 provide service to the airport.
Train Station Any Wildcat Wheels bus going to The Cove can stop at Kennedy Plaza or the Providence train station for Amtrak (PVD station) or MBTA service.
Buses Peter Pan, Greyhound and RIPTA's
buses are available.
Taxis In addition to Airport Taxi, 401-737-2868, which provides affordable fares from the airport to downtown Providence, you can call:
Car Rentals Reserve a Zipcar by the hour or day.
Need to get to class, your residence hall or a JWU event? Use our regularly scheduled bus service. Track your bus location, view schedules, get guest pass information and more. read more