OCC Transport

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Off Campus College Transport, Inc.
Parent Student Association at Binghamton University
Founded 1971
Headquarters Vestal, NY
Service area Broome County
Service type Bus Transit
Routes 12 regular routes
3 Late Night routes
Fleet Champion Bus Freightliner Defender
Thomas Saf-T-Liner HDX
Chevrolet Express
ElDorado Aerotech (Lift)
Fuel type Diesel
Website OCC Transport

Off Campus College Transport, Inc., or OCCT, is Binghamton University's student driven, managed, and operated bus service.[1] The mission of OCCT today is "to provide safe, reliable, convenient, consistent, and courteous transportation to the Binghamton University community." Service is provided at no additional cost to all students, although service is paid for through fees collected with tuition. OCCT provides fee-based charter service to university organizations.

Routes[edit]

  • BU Advantage (BU)
  • Campus Shuttle (CS)
  • Downtown Express (DE)
  • ITC Shuttle (ITC)
  • Westside Shuttle (WS)
  • Dowtown Center--Riverside (DCR)
  • Leroy Southside (LRSS)
  • Oakdale Mall Shuttle (OAK)
  • Riviera Ridge - Town Square Mall (RR-TSM)
  • Residential Shuttle (RES)
  • Triple Cities (TC)
  • University Plaza Shuttle (UP)

History[edit]

OCCT from its founding was run as a fully democratic, student-owned and operated cooperative until 1995. That summer, a lock-out followed when the student cooperative voted to shut down during the summer until the university administration backed off of its attempts to install a new coordinator.[2] The organization is currently run by a service manager who is elected by the OCCT Board of Directors. The Board of Directors consists of both voting and non-members from the Student Association at Binghamton University and the Binghamton University administration. Funding for service is provided by the student transportation fee, which is collected with tuition, by the Student Association and by the Graduate Student Organization.

Fleet[edit]

Administrative Vehicles[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ OCC Transport
  2. ^ Benardello, Anthony J. "Administration, SA, & OCCT Battle." Binghamton Review 9.2 (Oct. 1995): 5-7. Print, Digital Archive.