Free and inexpensive local transit options
If we aren’t going to walk or ride our bike, local transit in Moscow, Idaho is inexpensive and sometimes free!
Please note: Fixed route resumed June 1. For physical distancing, buses will have limited seating. Be prepared to wait for the next bus if it is full. Avoid riding the bus if feeling ill. Please wear a face mask & distance yourself. More info available on SMART Transit's webpage.
SMART Transit’s Moscow Fixed Route service consists of two loops, one on the east side and the other on the west side of town. The routes cover diverse locations including high density living, medical, educational and shopping areas.
The fixed routes are FARE FREE!
The West Route covers the west side of Moscow and the U of I campus including stops at Deakin and College, Ash Street, Idaho Student Union Building (ISUB), Ag. Sci., Walmart, Moscow Family Medicine Quickcare, Winco, Palouse Mall, A Street, Rosauers, downtown and Gritman Medical Center.
The East Route covers the east side of Moscow from U of I campus including the Bruce M. Pitman Center, downtown, Rosauers, Moscow High School, East City Park, Aquatic Center, Moscow Junior High School, Skateboard Park, Latah County Fairgrounds, Eastside Marketplace and Styner Avenue.
Both routes leave the Moscow Intermodal Transit Center at 10 and 40 minutes after each hour from 6:40 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 8:10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays.
Never ridden a public bus before? No problem! Watch the "magical" how-to video to get started.
Vandal Access: on-campus ADA mobility assistance
Parking and Transportation Services’ Vandal Access service provides University of Idaho students and employees with mobility-limiting disabilities or conditions equal access to facilities, programs and services on campus.
The free ADA accessible Vandal Access service operates during fall and spring academic sessions only, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Finals to Flights (Trial Program)
Finished with finals? Ride the Joe Bus to the Pullman-Regional Airport to catch your flight home for winter break. This free and convenient trial program will take you to the airport December 16 – 20, 2019 and from the airport back to U of I January 11 – 14, 2020. Review the Finals to Flights details and then reserve your seat. Parking and Transportation Services will be collecting ridership data, evaluating costs associated with this trial service and taking general feedback during the trial period to determine if transition to regular service is possible in the future.
If you’re used to big city taxi fares, you’ll be pleasantly surprised by the affordable taxi services here in Moscow. Whether you’re getting home after a celebration or need to get to the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport, taxis are a good option that won’t break your bank account.