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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.

Adjusted Schedule

Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation, the shuttle is operating on an adjusted schedule. 

Blue route (Mon – Fri)

Main Campus – Tenleytown Metro Station)

Service Hours: 6:15 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Every 15 minutes.

  • First shuttle from:
    • Main Campus at 6:15 a.m.
    • Metro at 6:25 a.m.
  • Last shuttle leaves:
    • Main Campus at 6:30 p.m.
    • Metro at 6:45 p.m.

Red Route Express (Mon - Fri)

SVB – Metro

Service Hours: 7 a.m. – 6:45 p.m.

  • Every 30 minutes between 7 a.m. – 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

  • Every 15 minutes between 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • First shuttle from:
    • Metro at 7 a.m.
    • SVB at 7:15 a.m.
  • Last shuttle leaves:
    • Metro at 6:15 p.m.
    • SVB at 6:30 p.m.

Blue Route (Sat, Sun)

Beginning Saturday, March 28

Main Campus – Tenleytown Metro Station

No Red Route Express on weekends

Service Hours: 9 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Every Hour 

  • First shuttle from:
    • Main Campus at 9 a.m.
    •  Metro at 9:15 a.m.
  • Last shuttle leaves:
    • Main Campus at 5 p.m.
    • Metro at 5:15 p.m.

Blue Route

Main Campus - WCL - Tenley Metro Track Blue Route GPS

Hours of Operation Spring 2020

Due to the Corona virus situation, the shuttle is operating on a revised schedule.

Blue route (Mon – Fri)

Service Hours: 6:15 a.m. – 7 p.m., every 15 minutes.

  • First shuttle from:
    • Main Campus at 6:15 a.m.
    • Metro at 6:25 a.m.
  • Last shuttle leaves:
    • Main Campus at 6:30 p.m.
    • Metro at 6:45 p.m.

Blue Route (Sat, Sun)

No Red Route Express on weekends

Service Hours: 9 a.m. – 5:15 p.m., every 30 minutes.

  • First shuttle from:
    • Main Campus at 9 a.m.
    • Metro at 9:15 a.m.
  • Last shuttle leaves:
    • Main Campus at 5 p.m.
    • Metro at 5:15 p.m.

Map of Blue Route stops

Red Express Route

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

Hours of Operation Spring 2020

Due to the Corona virus situation, the shuttle is operating on a revised schedule.

Mon - Fri Spring 2020

Service Hours: 7 a.m. – 6:45 p.m.

  • Every 30 minutes between 7 a.m. – 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

  • Every 15 minutes between 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • First shuttle from:
    • Metro at 7 a.m.
    • SVB at 7:15 a.m.
  • Last shuttle leaves:
    • Metro at 6:15 p.m.
    • SVB at 6:30 p.m.

Sat & Sun
Spring 2020

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 Spring 2020

Due to the Corona virus situation, the shuttle is operating on a revised schedule, with adjusted blue and red express route, but no green route.

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 2019 - 2020
Holiday Date Service