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FAQ

  • When does the next AU shuttle arrive?
  • What's the difference between the Red Express and Blue Route? What's the Green Route?
  • What measures are in place to alleviate overcrowding of the shuttle bus?
  • What are the hours of operation for the AU shuttles?

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Running on Biodiesel

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

Blue Route

Main Campus - WCL - Tenley Metro Track Blue Route on GPS

Hours of Operation Fall 2021

Mon - Fri
6 a.m. - 12:15 a.m.
Sat
7 a.m. - 12:15 a.m.
Sun
8 a.m. - 12:15 a.m.

Blue Route Shuttle map

Blue route (Mon – Fri)

Service Hours: 6 a.m. – 12:15 a.m.

First shuttle leaves:

  • Main Campus at 6 a.m.
  • Metro at 6:25 a.m.

Last shuttle leaves:

  • Main Campus at 12 a.m.
  • Metro at 12:15 a.m.

Blue route (Sat)

Service Hours:  7 a.m. – 12:15 a.m.

First shuttle leaves:

  • Main Campus at 7 a.m.
  • Metro at 7:15 a.m.

Last shuttle leaves:

  • Main Campus at 12 a.m.
  • Metro at 12:15 a.m.

Blue route (Sun)

Service Hours:  8 a.m. – 12:15 a.m.

First shuttle leaves:

  • Main Campus at 8 a.m.
  • Metro at 8:15 a.m.

Last shuttle leaves:

  • Main Campus at 12 a.m.
  • Metro at 12:15 a.m.

Red Express Route

Metro - Main Campus - Spring Valley Building Track Red Express Route on GPS

Hours of Operation Fall 2021

Mon - Fri

7 a.m. - 6:35 p.m.
Every 15 minutes
7 p.m. - 11:05 p.m.
Will operate according to class schedule held at SVB (see table)

Sat

8:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Every 30 minutes

Sun

No service.

Note
The Red Express leaves across the street from the Blue stop(Fort Dr. and Albermarle St. NW)

Red Express Shuttle map

Red Express Route (Mon – Fri)

Service Hours: 
7 a.m. – 6:35 p.m. (every 15 min.)
7 p.m. - 11:05 p.m. (according to class schedule held at SVB)

First shuttle leaves:

  • Metro at 7 a.m.
  • SVB at 7:15 a.m.

Last shuttle leaves:

  • SVB at 6:35 p.m.
  • Metro at 6:35 p.m.

Red Express Route (Sat)

Service Hours: 8:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

First shuttle leaves:

  • Metro at 8:45 a.m.
  • SVB at 9 a.m.

Last shuttle leaves:

  • SVB at 4:15 p.m.
  • Metro at 4:30 p.m.

Red Express Route (Sun)

No service.

Red Express Route evening schedule

Evening Red Express Route schedule (Metro to SVB)
Class start times Metro Katzen SVB
Classes starting 8:20 p.m. 8 p.m. 8:07 p.m. 8:15 p.m.
Classes starting 9:45 p.m. 9:30 p.m. 9:37 p.m. 9:45 p.m.
Evening Red Express Route schedule (SVB to Metro)
Class end times SVB Katzen Metro
Classes ending at 8:10 p.m. 8:15 p.m. 8:20 p.m. 8:30 p.m.
Classes ending at 9:35 p.m. 9:45 p.m. 9:50 p.m. 10 p.m.
Classes ending at 10:50 and 11 p.m. 11:05 p.m. 11:10 p.m. 11:15 p.m.

Green Route

East Campus - Main Campus - Spring Valley
(Does not go to Metro)Track Green Route on GPS

Hours of Operation Fall 2021

Green Route Schedule, According to SVB class start times
SVB Class Start Time South Campus Katzen SVB Arrival
8:10 a.m. 7:55 a.m. 8:02 a.m. 8:05 a.m.
9:45 a.m. 9:32 a.m. 9:37 a.m. 9:40 a.m.
11:20 a.m. 11:07 a.m. 11:12 a.m. 11:15 a.m.
12:55 a.m. 12:42 p.m. 12:47 p.m. 12:50 p.m.
2:30 p.m. 2:17 p.m. 2:22 p.m. 2:25 p.m.
4:05 p.m. 3:52 p.m. 3:57 p.m. 4 p.m.
5:30 p.m. 5:17 p.m. 5:22 p.m. 5:25 p.m.
6:55 p.m. 6:42 p.m. 6:47 p.m. 6:50 p.m.
8:20 p.m. 8:07 p.m. 8:12 p.m. 8:15 p.m.
9:45 p.m. 9:32 p.m. 9:37 p.m. 9:40 p.m.

Green Route Stops

  1. Letts/Anderson Halls (South Campus)
  2. Katzen
  3. Spring Valley Building (behind building on 48th St. NW)
  4. Massachusetts Ave. (opposite Katzen Arts Center), by request
  5. Kerwin Hall (Metrobus stop on Nebraska Ave. NW outside building), by request

Shuttle Green Route

Shuttle Holiday and Closure Schedule

Shuttle Holidays and Closures
Holiday Date Service