Posted on Apr 15th, 2015

ParkSide Apartment Change of Location

ParkSide Apartment stop location change

Starkville-MSU Area Rapid Transit (SMART) will no longer have access to Parkside Apartments. In its place, we will be stopping on Santa Anita Drive between Highway 389 and Evergreen Street. For questions, please call our office at 662-325-5204. Thank you for riding SMART!

Posted on Apr 7th, 2015

Research Routes!!!

A map of the research route

Starkville-MSU Area Rapid Transit is proud to announce that our new shelters are assembled along the Research Route. Please find the locations on the picture attached to this announcement. We will also be adding a new stop in the near future at 500 Technology Blvd. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call our office at 325-5204! Thank you for Riding SMART! 

Posted on Feb 16th, 2015

S.M.A.R.T. to Host Public Forum

SMART logo

SMART will be hosting a public notice meeting at the Starkville Sportsplex on February 18th, 2015 at 5:30.

During this meeting, we encourage all of our Starkville Community members and businesses to come and support our public transportation system. We will go over any changes to our routes for the 2016 fiscal year. Comments from the public will also be allowed to take place. We look forward to seeing each and every one of you there! For more information, please see our ad in the Starkville Daily News Classifieds section.


All interested public and private transit and paratransit operators within the City of Starkville, Oktibbeha County, Mississippi are hereby advised that Mississippi State University is applying to the Mississippi Department of Transportation, Public Transportation division, Jackson, Mississippi, for a grant under 49 U.S.C. 5311 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act – A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) and Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP – 21), for the provision of public transportation services. New advances and changes that will implemented during the fiscal year 2016 will be announced and presented to the public. The purpose of this notice is to advise all interested community members of the proposed changes in services for the coming future.

Comments either for or against this service by the public will be received at any time within 10 days from the date of this notice. All comments should be addressed to MSU Transit Services, P.O. Box 6350, Mississippi State University, Mississippi, 39759.

The venue of the meeting will be held at the Starkville Sportsplex at 405 Lynn Lane, Starkville, MS 39759 at 5:30 p.m. on February 18th, 2015. The Starkville community can access the meeting using the SMART Sportsplex and Boardtown Routes.

Posted on Feb 16th, 2015

Changes to the Old Main Express route

SMART logo

Starkville-MSU Area Rapid Transit will be implementing changes to the Old Main Express Route. Those changes include the following:

  • A new stop will be at the intersection of Hartness Street and University Drive.
  • The Old West Point Road stop will be moved to the entrance of Fire Station One on University Drive.

Thank you for riding with SMART!

Posted on Feb 16th, 2015

Track That Bus!

A preview of on a smart phone.

Track that S.M.A.R.T. bus with your smart phone. Visit to get live, up to the minute arrival information. You can also call 662.325.5204 for more information.