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  • Fill-A-Bus
  • Why I Ride (Video Contest)
  • 3 Millionth Rider
  • Service Bus
A huge THANK YOU to everyone who helped make our Fill-A-Bus a success!

Fill-A-Bus was a partnership between Transportation Services, Intercollegiate Athletics, University Relations/Alumni Association and Dining Services. Ultimately this program yielded a bus load of donated goods for Hurricane Sandy victims in New York and New Jersey.

Watch our video about the last step in the process.

University Communications video on Fill-A-Bus.

Thank you to all our "Why I Ride" contestants for their wonderful video entries!

Congratulations to our winner Michon Tart for her video The "Why I Ride" Song!

Our five finalists:

"Why I Ride" Shuttle UM by Jonathan Chen

The "Why I Ride" Song by Michon Tart

DOTS Video Comptetion by Alexander Oshiro

Shuttle UM Is Awesome by Jessica Youmans

On The Bus by David Porter

Why I Ride

From left to right: David Allen, Alexander Oshiro, Jessica Youmans, David Porter, Michon Tart (winner) and Jonathan Chen.

Go to the DOTS YouTube page to see all of our entries!

Congratulations to Demi Kleeman, our three millionth shuttle passenger this academic year! Demi will receive free books for an entire year!

Click HERE to check out photos from the celebration!

The Department of Transportation Services is one of the largest college transit organizations in the country and we are proud to provide a reward that lives up to the standards of our service and our customers.

This prize is being funded as part of a negotiated backup parking location for the Professional Golfers Association Championship held in Bethesda, Maryland.

We cannot thank our riders enough for supporting our service and we look forward to providing more great service for many years to come!

Service Bus

Service Bus promotes student involvement in community service by assisting with transportation for University of Maryland, College Park community service projects.

Service Bus supports University of Maryland, College Park student group community service projects requiring transportation to and from service sites. Student groups are invited to apply to use Service Bus for their community service projects during fall and spring semesters.

In order for an event to be a Service Bus, it must be a clearly defined community service program involving students. All Service Bus events must be open to the University of Maryland, College Park community. Service Bus values creating opportunity for students to engage in community service as well as education of those participating in the service. Greater support will be granted to service projects that integrate components of service-learning into the program.