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Facilities Management

Shuttle Services

Announcements:

  • The Uptown BTS Route will be cancelled until August 20, 2015, due to no ridership.  Ridership will be monitored the first few weeks of Fall Semester to determine if ongoing operations will continue.
  • The UC Blue Ash College to UC Uptown Campus Student Shuttle is for the exclusive use of UC Students.  Faculty, Staff and Visitors are not permitted to ride the UC Blue Ash College-Student Shuttle.

  • Please contact Beth Rains at (513) 556-4147, if you have questions or concerns with any route changes.
FOR UP-TO-THE-MINUTE SHUTTLE ARRIVAL TIMES, PLEASE LINK TO:
https://uc.doublemap.com/map/

CONTACT US:

Telephone: 513-556-4424

  • OFFICE HOURS - Monday to Friday from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, TELEPHONE: 513-556-4424 or 513-556-4147
  • FOR AFTER-HOURS EMERGENCIES:  Contact the shuttle dispatcher on duty at 513-369-9828.

About Us:

UC Transportation Services manages multiple shuttle routes throughout the year which provide more than a half-million rides annually for students, faculty, staff and visitors of the university community.  UC Shuttle Services manages the:

 

Administrator:

Bob Bauer
Director, Auxiliary Services
Phone:  513-556-4149
Fax:  513-556-5173
Email:  Bob.Bauer@uc.edu

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BTS - Bearcats Transportation System (Off-Campus Shuttles)

The BTS shuttle routes operate at various times during the academic terms and connect UC's Uptown Campus with the nearby neighborhood, and local and Greater Cincinnati entertainment areas.

  • BTS shuttles DO NOT OPERATE on academic term breaks, on official UC holidays, or when hazardous driving conditions exist.
  • All schedules are subject to change.

BEARCATS TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM-BTS

Questions about UC Shuttles?   Call:  513-556-4424 or 513-556-4147

AFTER-HOURS EMERGENCY CONTACT: 513-369-9828

OPERATES ROUTE NAME & LINK TO SCHEDULE
MONDAY - FRIDAY    NORTH
   *  SOUTHWEST
   *  EAST
THURSDAY-SATURDAY    *  UPTOWN NIGHT TIME: Ridership will be monitored the first few weeks of Fall Semester to determine if ongoing operations will continue.
   *  GREATER CINCINNATI NIGHT TIME
FRIDAY-SUNDAY    *  KROGERS SHUTTLE ROUTE
SATURDAY & SUNDAY    *  HOUSING WEEKEND
  VIEW all UC Shuttle Routes operating in real time via GPS on DoubleMap

 

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CTS - Campus Transit System (UC's Campus-to-Campus Shuttles)

Three (3) CTS shuttle routes will operate at various times during the year between designated stops on UC Campuses. Follow them LIVE at  https://uc.doublemap.com.

  • The CTS shuttles DO NOT OPERATE on official UC holidays, weekends, or Winter Season Days (except where noted), or when hazardous driving conditions exist.
  • All schedules are subject to change.

CAMPUS TRANSIT SYSTEM-CTS

Questions about UC Shuttles?   Call:  513-556-4424 or 513-556-4147

AFTER-HOURS EMERGENCY CONTACT: 513-369-9828

ROUTE NAME CTS REGULAR SCHEDULES
  Regular Schedule Winter Season Days Summer Schedule
MAINSTREET - EDEN AVENUE Regular
Schedule
Limited
Operating
Schedule

Summer
Schedule
(Last Day 8/25/15)
CCM PLAZA - EDEN AVENUE
Regular
Schedule
Does
Not
Operate
Summer
Schedule
(Last Day 8/25/15)
UC VICTORY PARKWAY - UPTOWN CAMPUS
Regular
Schedule
Does
Not
Operate

Summer
Schedule
(Last Day 8/25/15)
VIEW all UC Shuttle Routes operating in real time via GPS on DoubleMap

 

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Frequently Asked Questions:

[ 1 ]     Do the UC Shuttles Operate if Severe Weather Closes UC?

If the University of Cincinnati closes due to severe weather, etc., shuttles will continue to operate for one hour after the official university closing time, provided the roads are safe and passable.

However, some routes may stop operating even when the university remains open, if road conditions are unsafe.  Please follow the Shuttles Live at https://uc.doublemap.com for the most up-to-date travel information concerning route operations and estimated arrival times.

[ 2 ]     Are There Any Public Transportation Alternatives or Discounts?

Consider Metro - the regional public transportation system in Hamilton County and southwest Ohio. Click here to see their routes and timetables.

UC Metro Program - Find out if you are eligible for discounted transportation on Metro through the UC Metro Program.  Click here for program and eligibility information.

Consider CTC - the Clermont Transportation Connection is the primary public transportation provider for Clermont County, Ohio. Click here to read about their services.

Consider TANK - the Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky serves Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties in Kentucky, and downtown Cincinnati. Click here to read about their services.

[ 3 ]      Is There Public Transportation to UC Reading, UC Blue Ash and UC Clermont Campuses?
  • UC Blue Ash and UC Reading Campuses:

    Metro bus routes serve UC Blue Ash and UC Reading Campuses. For Metro bus schedules, please call Metro at 513-632-7528 or visit Metro online.

  • UC Clermont Campus:

Metro has a few routes serving portions of Clermont County, but Metro routes do not extend to Clermont College.  Contact the Clermont Transportation Connection, the primary public transportation provider in Clermont County to find out about their services.

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