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.

We gave 78,981 safe rides home in 2012
SafeRide & SafeBus are 100% funded by student fees
SafeBus operates 9 p.m.– 3 a.m. Thursday through Saturday during fall and spring semesters
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
No drinks are allowed in SafeBus or SafeRide vehicles
Please don’t distract the driver while on board
Visibility around buses is extremely limited; don’t run after a bus once it pulls away