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METRO Bus Information for USM Students

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USM is pleased to offer discounted inner city bus service to all current students, faculty, and staff on the METRO.

Ten Ride bus tickets may be purchased for the discounted price of $8.00 at the USM Parking Garage Office on Bedford Street or the USM Book Store located in the Woodbury Campus Center on the Portland campus.

To purchase discounted tickets, you must present your current student/faculty/staff ID card.


METRO Route #2 weekdays every 20 minutes* on Forest Avenue
Outbound from METRO PULSE at Elm St. (Downtown Transportation Center), nearest bus stop on Forest Avenue at Back Bay Bicycle. Inbound from USM to METRO PULSE at Elm St. (and in-town Portland), closest USM bus stop on Forest Ave., one block from USM.

METRO Route #4 weekdays every 30 minutes* on Bedford St.
Outbound from METRO PULSE at Elm St. (across from Portland Public Library), stops at Bedford St. (Campus Center) on route to Westbrook via Brighton Ave.

Inbound to METRO PULSE at Elm St. (and in-town Portland), stops at USM,
Bedford St. (Abromson Education Center).
NOTE: Route #4 travels on Bedford Street every trip Monday - Friday.

METRO Route #8 weekdays every 30 minutes* at Hannaford
supermarket, off Forest Avenue.

METRO Route #5 weekdays every 20-30 minutes* on Park Ave.,
near Deering Oaks Park.

*Times are approximate. Check full schedule -- available on buses, METRO
PULSE at Elm St., USM Campus Center, other convenient locations throughout the Greater Portland area and online -- for complete route map & schedules.

Transfer to other buses at Elm and/or Congress St. Limited weekend service

For more information, updates, and complete schedules, visit www.gpmetrobus.com or call 207-774-0351