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Shuttle Services

Announcements:

  1. All BTS Schedules have been updated as of May 7, 2014 to reflect the current operating schedules.
  2. All CTS Schedules will change to Summer Operations effective April 28, 2014
  3. 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/

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:

FOR ASSISTANCE
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.

 

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 on academic term breaks, on official UC holidays, or when hazardous driving conditions exist.

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
   *  GREATER CINCINNATI NIGHT TIME
SATURDAY & SUNDAY    *  EAST 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)

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, 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 SUMMER SCHEDULES IN EFFECT AS OF 4/28/14
MAINSTREET - EDEN AVENUE Regular Schedule Summer Schedule
CCM PLAZA - EDEN AVENUE
Regular Schedule Summer Schedule
UC BLUE ASH - UPTOWN CAMPUS Regular Schedule Summer Schedule
UC VICTORY PARKWAY - UPTOWN CAMPUS
Regular Schedule Summer Schedule
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 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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