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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.

Wearing Face Masks on the Shuttle

  • Face masks/coverings are recommendedfor all passengers 
    Masks are required on the shuttle
  • The face mask/covering should cover your nose and mouth 
    Masks must cover nose and mouth
  • Please put your mask on before boarding the shuttle Put your mask on before entering the shuttle

Blue Route

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

Hours of Operation Fall 2022

Mon - Fri
6 a.m. - 12:15 a.m. (15 min. past midnight)
Sat
7 a.m. - 12:15 a.m. (15 min. past midnight)
Sun
8 a.m. - 12:15 a.m. (15 min. past midnight)

Blue Route Map

Blue Route Shuttle map

Blue Route (Mon – Fri)

Service Hours: 6:10 a.m. – 12:15 a.m. (15 min. past midnight)

First shuttle leaves:

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

Last shuttle leaves:

  • Main Campus at 12 a.m. (midnight)
  • Metro at 12:15 a.m.

Blue Route (Sat)

Service Hours:  7 a.m. – 12:15 a.m. (15 min. past midnight)

First shuttle leaves:

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

Last shuttle leaves:

  • Main Campus at 12 a.m. (midnight)
  • Metro at 12:15 a.m. (15 min. past midnight

Blue Route (Sun)

Service Hours:  8 a.m. – 12:15 a.m. (15 min. past midnight)

First shuttle leaves:

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

Last shuttle leaves:

  • Main Campus at 12 a.m. (midnight)
  • Metro at 12:15 a.m. (15 min. past midnight)

Red Express Route

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

Hours of Operation Fall 2022

Mon - Fri

7 a.m. - 6:35 p.m.
Every 12 - 15 minutes
7 p.m. - 11:05 p.m.
Operates according to evening class shedule at SVB (see table)

Sat

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

Sun

No service

Note
The Red Express leaves the metro across the street from the Blue stop(Fort Dr. and Albermarle St. NW). Click image to enlarge map of shuttle route: 

SVB stop at 48th & Mass Ave. is only for drop off & pick up. Bus cannot stop & wait. Please track bus on TransLoc App.

Red Express Map

Red Express Shuttle map

Red Express Route (Mon – Fri)

Service Hours: 
7 a.m. – 6:35 p.m. (every 12 - 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 between 7:08-7:12 a.m.

Last shuttle leaves:

  • SVB between 6:23 and 6:28 p.m.
  • Metro at 6:15 p.m.

Red Express Route (Sat)

Service Hours: 8:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (every half hour)

First shuttle leaves:

  • Metro at 8:45 a.m.
  • SVB between 9:08 and 9:12 a.m.

Last shuttle leaves:

  • Metro 4 p.m.
  • SVB between 4:08 and 4:12 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 2022

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. 8:00 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. Katzen
  3. Spring Valley Building (bus stop near SVB, on 48th St. Pick up and drop off at same stop, on SVB side. Bus will continue along Mass. Ave. and loop around Westmoreland circle, and then head back to campus)
  4. Massachusetts Ave. (opposite Katzen Arts Center), by request
  5. Kerwin Hall (Metrobus stop on Nebraska Ave. NW outside building), by request

Click image to enlarge shuttle map: 

Green Route Map

Shuttle Green Route

Shuttle Holiday and Closure Schedule

Shuttle Holidays and Closures
Holiday Date Service