Chatham University

SafeRider

SafeRider provides safe transportation during the evening and early morning hours when special, non-emergency needs arise for Chatham students, faculty, and staff. Call 412-648-CALL (2255) for your safe ride.

Using SafeRider

Call SafeRider for after dark travel:

  • Within the SafeRider travel boundaries
  • Between campus buildings, from local residences to campus buildings, and from campus to local residences
  • When you’re not along an established bus or shuttle route, or
  • Downtown at the Greyhound bus station, on Sundays, and on days when the University of Pittsburgh shuttle system operates on a holiday schedule

Each rider is permitted one round trip per night, and a maximum of 20 trips per semester.

SafeRider Hours

Fall/Spring Hours

Sunday–Wednesday 7 p.m.–3 a.m.
Thursday–Saturday 7 p.m.–5 a.m.

Summer Hours

Sunday–Saturday 9 p.m.–3 a.m.

Holiday Hours

On days when the University shuttle system operates on a holiday schedule, SafeRider's hours are 7 p.m. - 3 a.m. No service is provided during Thanksgiving Break, Spring Break, and Winter Recess.

Requesting a Ride

When you call SafeRider (412-648-2255), the dispatcher will ask for your:

  • Name
  • Chatham ID number
  • Pick-up location
  • Destination
  • Number of guests (maximum two non-University persons)
  • Telephone number at the pick-up location

For more information on usage and policies visit the University of Pittsburgh SafeRider site.