DigiPen’s shuttle service connects the campus to the Redmond Transit Center and a number of nearby apartment complexes. The service is free to students, staff, and faculty at DigiPen. The shuttle operates Monday through Friday on a first-come, first-served basis.
From 7:30 a.m. until 11:10 a.m. (during normal operation), the shuttle runs continuously between the following locations:
Each loop takes roughly 40 minutes to complete. Morning pick-up is permitted only at designated stops.
From 6:00 p.m. until 12:00 a.m. (during normal operation), the shuttle departs from the DigiPen campus every hour, and stops are made at the passengers’ request. Once the last passenger has been dropped off, the shuttle will return to campus. Students who need to travel to campus in the evening may schedule a pick-up along the route by texting the driver:
The rules for the shuttle are as follows:
|Morning Pick-Up Times||Evening Departures|
|7:30 a.m.||7:35 a.m.||7:40 a.m.||6:00 p.m.|
|8:00 a.m.||8:10 a.m.||6:40 p.m.|
|8:20 a.m.||8:25 a.m.||7:30 p.m.|
|8:30 a.m.||8:35 a.m.||8:30 p.m.|
|8:45 a.m.||8:55 a.m.||9:30 p.m.|
|9:25 a.m.||9:30 a.m.||9:35 a.m.||10:30 p.m.|
|10:00 a.m.||10:10 a.m.||10:20 a.m.||11:30 p.m.|
|10:30 a.m.||10:35 a.m.||12:00 a.m.|
|10:45 a.m.||10:50 a.m.||10:55 a.m.|
|RTC = Redmond Transit Center; OR = Olde Redmond Place; G = The Gates of Redmond; SB = Shadowbrook; DIT = DigiPen Institute of Technology|
|Morning Pick-Up Times|
|7:30 a.m.||7:40 a.m.||7:45 a.m.||7:50 a.m.|
|8:00 a.m.||8:10 a.m.|
|8:20 a.m.||8:30 a.m.||8:35 a.m.|
|8:45 a.m.||8:55 a.m.|
|9:30 a.m.||9:35 a.m.||9:40 a.m.|
|10:30 a.m.||10:35 a.m.||10:40 a.m.|
|RTC = Redmond Transit Center; A = Avalon; OR = Olde Redmond Place; SB = Shadowbrook; SU = Summit; DIT = DigiPen Institute of Technology|
Two public transit companies service the Seattle metropolitan area: King County Metro Transit and Sound Transit. Both services offer routes with stops near DigiPen’s Redmond campus. To calculate your route, you can use King County’s Trip Planner, view the Sound Transit route schedules, or use Google Maps, which incorporates information from both services.
Metro/Sound Transit has a two-zone system. The city of Seattle occupies one zone, while the remainder of King County occupies the second zone. Depending on how many zones are involved in your trip and when you are traveling, the fare will be between $2.25 and $3.50. Visit the Metro Transit and Sound Transit sites for more detailed information about fares.