Facilities ManagementUniversity of CincinnatiDivision of Administration and FinanceFacilities Management

Facilities Management

Shuttle Services

About Us:

Two university shuttle systems provide more than a half-million rides each year for students, faculty, staff and visitors of the university community.  Although the systems are separately funded, they are managed by UC Transportation Services.  The systems are identified as:

Contact Us:

  • 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.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

FOR UP-TO-THE-MINUTE ROUTE CHANGES AND INFORMATION PLEASE GO TO:
https://uc.doublemap.com/map/

  1. All BTS Routes will cease operations for Summer Semester and will resume for Fall Semester. Please check BTS schedules below for specific end dates and/or times.
  2. Special Note for Campus Park Apartment Residents:  The BTS East Weekend Route will be ending on 4/26/14 at 3:00 pm. 
  3. Effective April 28, 2014, all CTS Shuttles will change to Summer Operating Schedules.  Please review the CTS routes below.

Please contact Beth Rains at (513) 556-4147, if you have questions or concerns with any route changes.

 

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.

  • The BTS shuttles are for the exclusive use of UC students and are free of charge.
  • When entering the shuttle, the UC student must present a valid UC photo identification card to ride the BTS.
  • Each UC student is permitted to bring one (1) guest on the BTS shuttle.
  • BTS shuttles do not operate during academic term breaks, on official UC holidays, or during the Summer Semester.

ROUTES

Click route name below to view its schedule and stops

BEARCATS TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM-BTS

QUESTIONS ABOUT SHUTTLES?
CALL:  513-556-4424 OR 513-556-4147

AFTER-HOURS EMERGENCY CONTACT: 513-369-9828

MON
TUE
WED
THU
FRI
SAT
SUN
VIEW DoubleMap
Click HERE to view all UC Shuttle Routes in realtime via DoubleMap

 

 

NORTH
ROUTE IN OPERATION
Does Not Operate
SOUTHWEST
ROUTE IN OPERATION
Does Not Operate
EAST
ROUTE IN OPERATION
Does Not Operate
EAST WEEKEND
Does Not Operate
ROUTE IN
OPERATION
UPTOWN NIGHT TIME
Does Not Operate
ROUTE IN OPERATION
Does Not
Operate
GREATER CINCY
NIGHT TIME
Does Not Operate
ROUTE IN OPERATION
Does Not
Operate
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CTS - Campus Transit System (UC's Campus-to-Campus Shuttles)

Four (4) 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 are for the use of UC students, staff and visitors, and are free to ride.
  • The CTS shuttles operate Monday through Friday only.
  • The CTS shuttles do not operate on official UC holidays or weekends.
  • The UC Blue Ash/Uptown and the UC Victory Parkway/Uptown Routes do not operate on weekends, UC holidays, and term breaks.

CTS ROUTES

Summer Schedules in Effect as of April 28

CAMPUS TRANSIT SYSTEM-CTS

QUESTIONS ABOUT SHUTTLES?
CALL:  513-556-4424 OR 513-556-4147

AFTER-HOURS EMERGENCY CONTACT: 513-369-9828

MON
TUE
WED
THU
FRI
SAT
SUN
VIEW DoubleMap
Click HERE to view all UC Shuttle Routes in realtime via DoubleMap

 

 

MAINSTREET - EDEN AVE
REGULAR OPERATING SCHEDULE

SUMMER OPERATING SCHEDULE
Does Not Operate
CCM PLAZA - EDEN AVE
REGULAR OPERATING SCHEDULE

SUMMER OPERATING SCHEDULE
Does Not Operate
UC BLUE ASH -
UPTOWN CAMPUS
REGULAR OPERATING SCHEDULE

SUMMER OPERATING SCHEDULE
Does Not Operate
UC VICTORY PARKWAY - UPTOWN CAMPUS
REGULAR OPERATING SCHEDULE

SUMMER OPERATING SCHEDULE
Does Not Operate
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Frequently Asked Questions:

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

If the UC Uptown Campus closes due to severe weather, etc., BTS and CTS 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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