Transportation

Holy Cross students have many options to access the city of Worcester and beyond.

Shuttle Schedule for the Edge at Union Station

Monday to Friday 

6:30 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.

Leaves the Edge at the Top of the Hour and 1/2 Past the Hour (6:30, 7, 7:30, 8, etc.)

Leaves Hogan 3 at 1/4 Past the Hour and 1/4 To the Hour (6:45, 7:15, 7:45, 8:15, etc.)

Saturday and Sunday

10 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.

Leaves the Edge at the Top of the Hour and 1/2 Past the Hour (10, 10:30, 11, 11:30, etc.)

Leaves Hogan 3 at 1/4 past the Hour and 1/4 to the Hour (10:15, 10:45, 11:15, 11:45, etc.) 

Holy Cross Shuttles

The Office of Transportation provides our college community with safe and reliable shuttle van services. We own and maintain a fleet of vehicles that are used to support Holy Cross-sponsored trips.

For questions about your shuttle or quick changes during the day call 508-793-2777.

Daily Weekday Schedules

Use the new app HC Go!  See below...

Daily Shuttle Service for Programs

Using the HC Go app, daily shuttle service is available for students when classes are in session. Shuttles make numerous stops throughout Worcester, including colleges, Worcester public schools, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations.

Please expect delays during peak times (2:30-5:30 p.m.). Shuttles are not available over summer or other academic breaks.

Download the HC Go app on your Smartphone

Download the HC Go app on your Smartphone

Request a Group/Passenger Shuttle

Students can request shuttle service to local destinations during the week using the HC GO App. All requests need to be in by 9 AM a full business days in advance to be scheduled.

NOTE: For group trips, shuttles over 11 passengers there is a separate request form below. Departments using an outside vendor, or requiring a van rental for large groups will be billed accordingly. 

Reserve a Shuttle Van

Level 2 drivers, (Certified students, faculty and staff) can reserve a van to drive for a trip if vans are available. A 48-hour notice is required. (The system will not accept requests less than 48 hours in advance.) Van requests will not be approved without a chart string.

Please note: All vans have GPS safety monitors. Alerts for excessive speed, idle time and hard braking are sent to Public Safety. Please respect the laws of the land, and the laws of physics. For example, driving 20 mph over the posted speed limit will suspend driving privileges.

Special Shuttles to Worcester Area Destinations and Boston

The Student Government Association (SGA) sponsors daily and weekend shuttles to Worcester area destinations and Boston when classes are in session. The service is available to students with current Holy Cross ID.

Please visit SGA Services for more information.

New York Bus Shuttles for Breaks

Sponsored by the Student Government Association, Holy Cross contracts with CoTo Travel, a transportation company that specializes in student travel and business programs, to offer shuttle bus service to and from New York.

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Zipcar

Zipcars give students who don’t have access to a private car the opportunity for excursions.

Zipcars are available at Holy Cross for students and general public to rent. The cars are parked in the student lot behind the Hogan Campus Center. To be eligible to rent a car, drivers need to apply for a Zip Card and pay an annual fee. Rental costs are $7.50-8.50 an hour depending on the vehicle (including gas, insurance, and parking fees). Each car will have a fuel card for the purpose of refueling as needed (all costs incurred by Zipcar).

Sign up at the Zipcar website 

HC Go! New Scheduling App Powered by Via is Now Live 

You are able to download the HC Go app from Google play or your App Store.

Here are the most Current Site Addresses

Holy Cross Via Systems Terms of Use

Last updated: December 16, 2021

Legal Effect

Please read these Terms of Use (“Terms“) carefully before using the HC Go App (the “Service”) operated by the College of the Holy Cross (the “College”).

These Terms constitute a legally binding agreement between you and the College.  “You” and “users” shall mean all users of the Service. You accept these Terms each time you access or use the Service. If you do not accept these Terms, you are not permitted to, and must not, access or use the Service. 

The College may revise these Terms at any time by posting an updated version. You should review these Terms periodically to stay apprised of the most current Terms because you are bound by them. Your continued use of the Service after a change to these Terms constitutes your binding acceptance of such Terms.

These Terms incorporate by reference the College’s Use of Information Technology Policy, as revised from time to time.  Violations of the College’s Use of Information Technology Policy constitute a violation of these Terms, and may result in the suspension or termination of your access to the Service and/or other disciplinary measures pursuant to applicable College policies. 

Access and Use of Service

The Service may only be accessed and used by authorized students for programs and activities expressly authorized by College, including, for example, classroom work, community service, externships and internships, and chaplaincy-sponsored activity. Programs in which students may be eligible for the Service include Community-Based Learning, Student Programs for Urban Development, Government and Community Relations, Teacher Education Program, Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, and HECCMA Cross-Registration classes.

You will be asked to supply certain information relevant to your access and use of the Service, including, without limitation, your name, email address, and/or telephone number.  You represent and warrant that the information you submit in order to access and use the Service and at all other times is true, accurate, current, and complete.

You are responsible for your log-in credentials and for keeping your log-in credentials, and other personal information, up-to-date, accurate, and secure.  You must protect the confidentiality of your log-in credentials.  You are responsible for any activity resulting from the use of your log-in credentials on the Service.

No one under the age of 18 is allowed to access or use the Service without the consent of a parent or guardian. If you are under the age of 18, by registering for and using the Service, you warrant and represent that you have consent to do so from a parent or guardian.

Each reservation you make for transportation on the Service is a “Reservation,” and each ride taken through a Reservation is a “Ride.”  Repeated and/or unwarranted Reservation cancellations or failure to be present at the time and place designated in a Reservation may result in suspension or termination of your access to the Service.  If the interior or exterior of a vehicle is damaged or dirtied as a result of your intentional or negligent acts, you may be assessed cleaning or damage charges, and you may be subject to suspension or termination of your access to the Service and/or other disciplinary measures pursuant to applicable College policies.

Using the Service to make Reservations or provide Rides for any individual other than yourself is strictly prohibited.

The College may send you an email and/or SMS text message to the address or phone number you provide upon registering with the Service regarding matters related to the Service, including without limitation (i) when you register with the Service, (ii) when you make a Reservation, (iii) when your vehicle is approaching the designated pick-up location, (iv) when your vehicle is at the designated pick-up location, and/or (v) when you reset your password with the Service. Text message and data rates, as determined by your wireless carrier, may apply. By registering with the Service, you consent to receive these emails and SMS text messages.

Suspension or Termination of Access to Service

The College may suspend or terminate your access to the Service immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if you breach these Terms of agreement.

Links to Other Web Sites

The Service may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by the College.

The College has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that College shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.

Compliance with Law

You agree to use the Service only for its intended purpose. You must use the Service in compliance with all privacy, data protection, intellectual property, and other applicable laws.  In the event that you misuse the Service, or violate the law in connection with your use of the Service, you agree to indemnify and hold the College harmless from and against any third party claims that may be asserted against the College as a result of your misuse or violation of law.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms, or the appropriate use of the Service, please contact Holy Cross Transportation Operations at 508-793-2777. Or email them at HCshuttles@holycross.edu.

Public Transportation

Commuter Train

Worcester’s Union Station is an inter-modal hub, hosting Amtrak, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority commuter rail service to Boston, taxi service, as well as both intra- and inter-City bus services.

Visit the MBTA website to view the student fares. 

Buses

The Worcester Regional Transit Authority (RTA) provides bus service around the city of Worcester. Holy Cross is served by  Route 42.

Taxi Services

  • For Green Cab call 508-459-1611
  • For Red Cab call 508-792-9999
  • For Yellow Cab call 508-754-3211 or use "Worcester Yellow Cab" Smartphone App 

Airport and Shuttles

Shuttle service to and from Logan is available through Knight’s Limousine Service (1-800-822-5456)

If you prefer not sharing a transport contact All Points Limo at (1-800-400-1900)

Please call in advance for reservations.

The Worcester Regional Airport (ORH)  hosts American, Delta and JetBlue. They offer flights to JFK, LaGuardia and Florida. 

Contact

Jerome Maday III
Associate Director of Transportation
508-793-2349
jmaday@holycross.edu

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