Shuttle Operations - Summer 2014 Schedule

American University's shuttle services provide students, faculty, staff, and guests with a convenient means of traveling between campus, the Washington College of Law, and the Tenleytown Metro station.

Shuttle Stop Changes Due to Construction

Starting July 21, 2014 to August 4, 2014

Due to construction at south campus and the temporary tunnel closing, the South Campus AU shuttle bus stop will be moved from Letts/Anderson to McKinley. The Blue Route will operate on a modified route. 

During this time: 

  • There will be no service to and from Kogod bus stop.
  • White route (Superloop ) service will start at 7 p.m., Monday - Friday.  
  • Ward Shuttle Stop will remain in service.

AU Shuttle Service Summer Schedule

Blue Route

Hours of operation

Monday - Friday, 6:15 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. After 6:30 PM Service will resume on White route (Superloop)


Monday - Friday

  • 10-minute intervals from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

  • 15-minute intervals from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • 10 –minute intervals from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.  

  • First bus leaves Metro at 6:25 a.m.

  • First bus leaves South Campus at 6:15 a.m.

 Red Route

Hours of operation

Monday-Friday, 7:15 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. - After 6:30 p.m.  service will resume on White route ( Superloop)


Monday - Friday

  • 30-minute intervals between 7:15 a.m. and 8:15 a.m.

  • 15minute intervals between 8:15 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.

  • 30-minute intervals between 10 a.m. and 3:45 p.m.

  • 15-minute intervals between 3:45 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Monday - Friday

  • First bus leaves Metro at 7:15 a.m.

  • First bus leaves WCL at 7:30 a.m.

WhiteRoute (SUPER loop)

Hours of operation

During spring/fall breaks and throughout summer session:

  • Monday-Friday, 7 AM- 6:30 PM. see Red and Blue Route schedules

  • Monday - Thursday, 6:30 PM – 12:00 AM 

  • Friday, 6:30 PM - 3:30 AM

  • Saturday, 8 AM - 3:30 AM

  • Sunday, 8 AM – 12:30 AM


15-minute intervals during all White Route (Superloop) operating hours

  • Sunday - Thursday Last bus leaves WCL via main campus to Metro at 12 a.m.; last bus leaves Metro at 12:30 a.m.

  • Friday & Saturday Last bus from WCL via main campus to Metro leaves at 12: a.m.; last bus leaves Metro at 3 a.m.

  • Please Note there is NO services to WCL After 12:00AM

AU Shuttle Service Semester Schedule

We operate three different routes: Red, White, and Blue. For complete schedules and routes, click our links below.

Blue Route (Main Campus-Metro)

Red Route (WCL-Metro)

White Route runs evenings during Summer Session & Spring/Fall Break ONLY (Main Campus-Metro-WCL Super Loop)

Running on Biodiesel

AU's shuttle buses and other diesel-powered equipment are fueled using a B20 biodiesel blend (20% biofuel, 80% diesel). Biodiesel helps the university save emissions, money, and time spent refueling as the biodiesel tank is right on campus.

Where's the Bus?

View real-time GPS data for all blue buses

Download the Street Eagle App on your smartphone to track the shuttle bus!

How's my driving?

Call 202-885-3145 to comment on any of our shuttle drivers.