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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.

Adjusted Schedule

Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation, the shuttle is operating on an adjusted schedule.

The Blue Route operates Monday to Friday every 15 minutes, 6:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.; and OnDemand 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. The Blue route will Operate OnDemand  Saturdays, from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m (no Sunday service for Blue route). 

The Red Express route will have limited OnDemand service Monday to Friday. There is no weekend service for the Red Express route, and no service for the Green route

Blue route (Mon – Fri)

Main Campus – Tenleytown Metro Station

Service Hours: 6 a.m. – 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. (every 15 minutes)
OnDemand Hours: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Morning

  • First shuttle from:
    • Main Campus at 6 a.m.
    • Metro at 6:15 a.m.
  • Last shuttle leaves:
    • Main Campus at 9:45 a.m.
    • Metro at 10 a.m.

Afternoon

  • First shuttle from:
    • Main Campus at 2 p.m.
    • Metro at 2:15 p.m.
  • Last shuttle leaves:
    • Main Campus at 5:15 p.m.
    • Metro at 5:30 p.m.

Blue Route (Sat, Sun)

Main Campus – Tenleytown Metro Station

Saturday: OnDemand 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday: No service

Red Route Express

Metro – Main Campus (Katzen) – Spring Valley Building

Mon - Fri

OnDemand: 7 a.m. - 10 a.m.
No Service: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
OnDemand: 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Sat - Sun

No service.

Blue Route

Main Campus - WCL - Tenley Metro Track Blue Route GPS

Hours of Operation Fall 2020

Due to the Corona virus situation, the shuttle is operating on a limited schedule.

Blue route (Mon – Fri)

Normal Service Hours: 6 a.m. – 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. (every 15 minutes)
OnDemand Hours: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Morning

  • First shuttle from:
    • Main Campus at 6 a.m.
    • Metro at 6:15 a.m.
  • Last shuttle leaves:
    • Main Campus at 9:45 a.m.
    • Metro at 10 a.m.

Afternoon

  • First shuttle from:
    • Main Campus at 2 p.m.
    • Metro at 2:15 p.m.
  • Last shuttle leaves:
    • Main Campus at 5:15 p.m.
    • Metro at 5:30 p.m.

Blue Route (Sat, Sun)

Main Campus – Tenleytown Metro Station

Saturday: OnDemand 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday: No service

Map of Blue Route stops

Red Express Route

Metro - Main Campus - Spring Valley Building Track Express on GPS

Hours of Operation Fall 2020

Due to the Corona virus situation, the shuttle is operating on a limited schedule. 

Mon - Fri Fall 2020

OnDemand: 7 a.m. - 10 a.m.
No Service: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
OnDemand: 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Sat & Sun
Fall 2020

No service.

Note
The Red Express leaves across the street from the Blue stop(Fort Dr. and Albermarle St. NW)

Map of campus showing the Red Express shuttle stops

Green Route

East Campus - Main Campus - Spring Valley
(Does not go to Metro)Track Green Route GPS

Hours of Operation Fall 2020

Due to the Corona virus situation, the shuttle is operating on a revised schedule, with adjusted blue and red express routes, and no green route.

Green Route Stops

  1. Letts/Anderson Halls (South Campus)
  2. Kogod
  3. Spring Valley Building (behind building on 48th St. NW)
  4. Massachusetts Ave. (opposite Katzen Arts Center), by request
  5. Kerwin Hall (Metrobus stop on Nebraska Ave. NW outside building), by request

Map of campus showing the Green Route shuttle stops

Shuttle Holiday Schedule

Holidays and Closures for Academic Year 2019 - 2020
Holiday Date Service