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AU Shuttle Services

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 GPS

Hours of Operation Fall 2019

Mon - Thurs
6:10 a.m. - 12:15 a.m.
Fri
6:10 a.m. - 1:15 a.m.
Sat
8 a.m. - 1:15 a.m.
Sun
8 a.m. - 12:15 a.m.

Map of Blue Route stops

Mon-FriFall 2019

First shuttle leaves…

  • Main Campus at 6:10 a.m.
  • Metro at 6:25 a.m.

Last shuttle leaves…

  • Main campus at 12 a.m. (Mon-Thurs)
  • Main campus at 1 a.m. (Fri)
  • Metro at 12:15 a.m. (Mon-Thurs)
  • Metro at 1:15 a.m. (Fri)

SatFall 2019

First shuttle leaves…

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

Last shuttle leaves…

  • Main campus at 1:15 a.m.
  • Metro at 1:30 a.m.

SunFall 2019

First shuttle leaves…

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

Last shuttle leaves…

  • Main campus at 11:15 p.m.
  • Metro at 12:05 a.m.

Red Express Route

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

Hours of Operation Fall 2019

Mon - Fri

7 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.
Every 30 minutes
7:45 a.m. - 6:30 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

Mon - Fri Fall 2019

First shuttle leaves…

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

Last shuttle leaves...

  • Metro at 6:30 p.m.
  • SVB at 6:35 p.m.

Sat Fall 2019

First shuttle leaves…

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

Last shuttle leaves...

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

Sun

No service

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

Map of campus showing the Red Express shuttle stops

Green Route

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

Hours of Operation Fall 2019

Mon - Fri
7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sat & Sun
No service
Green Route Schedule, According to SVB Class Start
SVB Class Start Time South Campus Kogod SVB Arrival
8:10 a.m. 7:55 a.m. 8 a.m. 8:05 a.m.
9:45 a.m. 9:32 a.m. 9:35 a.m. 9:40 a.m.
11:20 a.m. 11:07 a.m. 11:10 a.m. 11:15 a.m.
12:55 a.m. 12:42 p.m. 12:45 p.m. 12:50 p.m.
2:30 p.m. 2:17 p.m. 2:20 p.m. 2:25 p.m.
4:05 p.m. 3:52 p.m. 3:55 p.m. 4 p.m.
5:30 p.m. 5:17 p.m. 5:20 p.m. 5:25 p.m.
6:55 p.m. 6:42 p.m. 6:45 p.m. 6:50 p.m.
8:20 p.m. 8:07 p.m. 8:10 p.m. 8:15 p.m.
9:45 p.m. 9:32 p.m. 9:35 p.m. 9:40 p.m.

Green Route Stops

  1. Letts/Anderson Halls (South Campus)
  2. Kogod
  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

Map of campus showing the Green Route shuttle stops

Shuttle Holiday Schedule

Holidays and Closures for Academic Year 2018 - 2019
Holiday Date Service
Winter Break Closure Dec. 23, 2019 to Jan. 1, 2020

University closed, no shuttle service

Weekday Schedule During Break Jan. 2, 2020 to Jan. 10, 2020

Blue Route and Red Express adjusted (view schedule)

Weekend Schedule During Break Jan. 4, 2020 and Jan. 5, 2020

No Red Route (Express). Blue Route adjusted (view schedule)

Winter Break Schedule

No shuttle service Dec. 23, 2019 to Jan. 1, 2020, due to university closure. Adjusted schedule Jan. 2 - Jan. 10. Normal schedule resumes Jan. 11. Details below. 

Winter Break Schedule (Weekdays)

Jan. 2, 2019 – Jan., 10, 2020

Blue Route (Main Campus – Tenleytown Metro Station)

Service Hours: 6:15 a.m. - 8 p.m.

  • First shuttle from:

    • Metro at 6:25 a.m.
    • Main Campus at 6:10 a.m.
  • Last shuttle leaves:
    • Metro at 7:45 p.m.
    • Main Campus at 7:30 p.m. 

Red Route Express (SVB – Metro)

Service Hours: 7 a.m. – 6:45 p.m.

  • First shuttle from:
    • Metro at 7 a.m.
    • SVB at 7:15 a.m.
  • Last shuttle leaves:
    • SVB at 6:30 p.m.
    • Metro at 6:15 p.m. 

Winter Break Schedule (Weekend)

Jan. 4, 2020 – Jan. 5, 2020

Service Hours: 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. (Blue Route only; No Red Express)

  • First shuttle from:
    • Metro at 8:15 a.m.
    • Main Campus at 8 a.m.
  • Last shuttle leaves:
    • Metro at 6:45 p.m.
    • Main Campus at 6:30 p.m.