Some students can't get to 8 a.m. classes in time.
In the initial six-week offering period, 19 people registered for the program.
Some community members say these e-scooter rules are not effectively enforced, pointing to the number of violations they see on campus.
Shuttle-UM drivers do not have to transport unmasked passengers if it makes them uncomfortable.
The additional bus follows cuts to the route, which left students stranded at the West Diamond Ave Park and Ride lot early this week.
Service on the #141 Shuttle-UM bus is one-third of what it was in fall 2020.
More than 50 people gathered to protest for better maintenance of buses and hazard pay for DOTS employees.
Some routes have new frequencies, times in the fall semester.