Bearcat transportation

  • UC shuttles continue to operate, following CDC guidelines. While these guidelines do not restrict crowd sizes, we encourage people to socially distance to the extent possible when riding on shuttles.
  • Face coverings are required on the shuttles.
  • Enhanced cleaning procedures have been established, with the shuttle drivers cleaning shuttles each hour, focusing on high-touch points
  • Shuttles are deep cleaned every night.
  • Hand sanitizer dispensers have been installed on each shuttle.
  • Any changes to routes or schedules will be communicated via the DoubleMap app.

Alternative transportation options

  • Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to consider use if alternative transportation options In order to minimize risks, perhaps walking, cycling, scooters or the Metro bus system. Although not a formal part of the UC transportation program, additional information on those options is provided below.
  • Scooters – Bird and Lime scooters have temporarily halted service due to a lack of demand. Each indicates they will install more scooters when more people arrive on campus and demand picks up. These third-party operators have stated riders will be responsible for cleaning the scooters as well as individual hand washing or use of hand sanitizers after each use.
  • Metro – Metro buses are considered an essential service and are operating under normal schedules. As with our UC shuttles, Metro has indicated it will be following CDC guidelines. Additional information about Metro operations can be found online.
  • Zip Car – Zip Car will return to normal operation when students return. Additional information about the ZipCar program and its efforts related to safety and COVID-19 are on the company’s website.