Posted on Dec 11th, 2015

NEW Golden Triangle Regional Airport Express Route

Airport Schedule


Starkville-MSU Area Rapid Transit (SMART) and the Golden Triangle Regional Airport (GTRA) are proud to announce a new route which will connect the Starkville community to the GTR Airport. This route will launch on Monday, January 4, 2016, and will be called the GTRA Express Route. The GTRA Express will include stops at HWY 12 West and the Mill, providing direct access from the existing SMART route network. 

Riders can see the new route on the Live Maps section of our webpage at They can also view a chart which displays the arrival and departure times for pick-ups. For more updates on the GTRA Express route, follow SMART on Twitter and like us on our Facebook page. Thank you for riding SMART and flying with the Golden Triangle Regional Airport!

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Posted on Dec 3rd, 2015

2015 Holiday Hours

SMART Holiday Hours

Starkville-MSU Area Rapid Transit (SMART) would like to thank everyone who rode with us this  year. Due to yoursupport, we have been able to expand our reach in the Starkvillecommunity during the 2015 year and have also experienced sizeable increases in our ridership.

We would like to let you know that SMART will suspend the Campus Routes services in conjunction with the holiday break of MSU on December 21st, 2015, unless there is an earlier administrative closing. Campus Routes will resume regular hours of operation on Monday, January 4th, 2016.   
Boardtown North, Boardtown South, Old Main Express, HWY 12, and Sportplex will run regular hours during the holiday break.
The Sportsplex Express will service our Forest Products stop and the HWY 12 Experss will service the Haven12 stop. 
The City Routes will be closed as follows:
December 24th, 2015:        2:30 - 8:00 p.m. Closed
December 25th, 2015:                                   Closed 
January 1st, 2016:                                         Closed 
At SMART, we are continually monitoring our system and working to improve our service to our campus and community.
If at any time we can be of service to you please don’t hesitate contacting us. 
Happy Holidays, Go Dawgs, and Thank You for Riding SMART! 

Posted on Nov 17th, 2015

Thanksgiving Hours

SMART Thanksgiving Hours of Operation

Our offices will be closed on Thursday, November 26th, 2015 for a federal holiday. We will resume our City Routes on Friday, November 27th, 2015. 

Announcements for the holiday hours in December will be announced shortly. 

Please track our buses on our website with the Live Maps section. For any questions about our holiday hours, please call our office at 662-325-5204. Thank you for Riding SMART and have a wonderful holiday! 

For updates, follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook. 



Posted on Oct 1st, 2015

Sportsplex Change

Sportsplex stop location change

PLEASE NOTE: The pickup and drop off location at the Sportsplex has changed. Please see the picture to the right. You may park at the front part of the Sportsplex. Please don't park in any of the first rows closest to the building. Use the rows furthest away from the main building. Our buses will pick and drop off riders at the front of their building starting on October 1st, 2015. 

If you have any questions, please feel free to call our office at 662-325-5204. Thank you for riding SMART! 



Posted on Sep 29th, 2015

The Haunted Trolley

The Haunted Trolley at Pumpkinpalooza

S.M.A.R.T. is pleased to announce that our "Haunted Trolley" will be back at the Pumpkinpalooza event.

The event is on Friday, October 9th, 2015 from 6pm - 8pm. Please feel free to bring your kids out to walk across the scary trolley! If they make it to the end, they get the best treat! 

For more information on the event, please visit the Greater Starkville Developement Partnership's website at :

Visit us on Facebook and Twitter! 

Thank you for riding S.M.A.R.T. and we look forward to seeing you at Pumpkinpalooza!