Posted on May 8th, 2017
Summer Route Change
Starkville-MSU Area Rapid Transit (SMART) is modifying and closing several routes during the summer,
Posted on Apr 20th, 2017
Our Trolley is at the Touch A Truck Event
Name a kid who wouldn’t love to climb aboard a fire truck or big rig! Touch-a-Truck provides a unique opportunity for children to explore and climb on vehicles of all types – public service, emergency, utility, construction, transportation, and delivery – all in one place! Starkville-MSU Area Rapid Transit will have its TROLLEY there for your children! Climb aboard and ring our bell!
Posted on Apr 6th, 2017
FREE Airport Shuttle for Super Bulldog Weekend Visitors
Visitors coming to Starkville for the Super Bulldog Weekend activities can ride the GTRA Express Shuttle from the airport for FREE. Call our office if you need to be picked or dropped off at any hotel along HWY 12. Our services are Monday - Saturday.
Posted on Jan 26th, 2017
Come Support SMART at the Board of Alderman Meeting
Public Hearing Notice
Mississippi State University is considering applying to the Mississippi Department of Transportation, Public Transportation Division, for assistance through its Rural Area Program to provide public transpiration services within the City of Starkville, Oktibbeha County, Mississippi. Funding is available to state agencies, local public bodies and agencies thereof, non-profit organizations, operators of public transportation services in locations other than urbanized area, and, under special circumstances, private operators of public transportation on a competitive basis to undertake eligible transportation activities. The goals of the Rural Area Program are: to enhance the access of people in non-urbanized area to health care, shopping, education, employment, public services and recreation; to assist in the maintenance, development, improvement, and use of public transportation systems in rural and small urban area; to encourage and facilitate the most efficient use of all Federal funds used to provide passenger transportation in non-urbanized area through the coordination of programs and services ‘and to provide for the participation of private transportation providers in non-urbanized transportation to the maximum extent feasible.The purposes for which these funds can be used are capital purchases that include such items as support vehicles, communication equipment, wheelchair lifts, etc. Administrative costs that include such items as salaries, office supplies, insurance, etc; and operating expenses that include such items as driver’s wages, fuel, oil, etc. More specific details regarding eligible activities, program requirements and the program criteria will be provided at a public hearing which will be held at City Hall in Starkville, Mississippi on February 21st, 2017 at 6 p.m. central time. The purpose of this hearing will be to obtain citizen input into the development of the application.
Posted on Dec 8th, 2016
Holiday Hours 2016/17
The Transit and SMART Holiday Hours are as follows:
CAMPUS ROUTES: Greek, Central, and South Loop will not run December 21, 2016 through January 3, 2017.
CITY ROUTES: Boardtown North & South, Sportsplex, HWY 12, GTRA Express, and Research will not run December 24th, from 2 p.m. till 8 p.m.
From December 21 to January 3 delays can be expected due to restricted service. Forest Products will be serviced by the Sportsplex Route.
Thank you for riding SMART, Hail State, and Happy Holidays! Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for updates and announcements!