Stingerette Safety Shuttle & Paratransit

Stingerette van


SERVICE TIME CHANGE: Beginning July 5, 2020: Stingerette service will be available from 8 PM to 3 AM, each day. 

To promote social distancing, ride requests will be limited to one trip per vehicle at a time.  Wearing a mask is required when riding the Stingerette.


 

Stingerette Updates

 

Stingerette news and announcements are listed below:

Fall 2020 Service Changes

In order to follow social distancing safety guidelines, Stingerette will serve one trip request at a time, for a maximum of two acquaintances.

To increase the number of drivers serving Stingerette during peak times during the fall, all driver shifts have been consolidated to one shift.  Stingerette will operate nightly from 8 PM to 3 AM.

Due to limited seating capacity on the Stingerette, riders are encouraged to utilize fixed route bus service when available.  Blue Route will serve campus until 11:50 PM, Monday-Friday.  Gold Route service will start at 5:15 AM and operate until 10:30 PM, Monday-Friday.

Stingerette's service boundary includes Georgia Tech's campus and the neighborhoods in-between:

  • Georgia Tech buildings and facilities within main campus: 10th Street to the north, Techwood Drive to the east, North Avenue to the south, and Tech Parkway to the west.  Georgia Tech buildings located along 14th Street, the NARA and TEP facilities along North Avenue, and campus buildings within Technology Square.  (Pick-up and Drop-offs)
  • Home Park and Centennial Place residential addresses.  (Drop-offs only)
  • MARTA Midtown when traveling to/from Georgia Tech's main campus. (Pick-ups and Drop-offs)
  • Service boundary excludes: Spring Street (except GT buildings), West Peachtree (except GT buildings), Northside Drive, 16th Street, Marietta Street (except GT buildings), and the North Avenue MARTA Station.
Covid-19 Riding Guidance

For the safety of the entire Georgia Tech community during the COVID-19 pandemic, the following Stingerette passenger guidelines are currently in place:

 

• Avoid riding if you have the following symptoms: fever, cough, shortness of breath, or persistent vomiting or diarrhea.

• Upon arrival, queue for the van using social distancing of 6 feet.  Also, avoid blocking the way of exiting passengers.

• Boarding/exiting will take place through the back door.

• Face masks should be worn by everyone while on board (unless you have a medical exception).  If you do not have a face mask to wear, please request one from the driver. 

• Trips will be provided one request at a time.

• Limit contact with others.

 

Georgia Tech has increased measures to disinfect transit vehicles; done with guidance from the CDC and American Public Transportation Association.  Our drivers perform a health safety check daily and wear face masks/shields.  Vans are cleaned daily.  Please continue to follow the CDC’s recommendations to protect yourself and the Georgia Tech community.