Four new evening/weekend bus routes allow routes to access campus facilities that are open late, and other areas of campus from 9 p.m. – 3 a.m. Monday through Friday, and 11 a.m. – 3 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Riders should see a bus about every 10-12 minutes during the evening hours. If you do not see a bus or cannot track on TransLoc, please call 349-7433. Riders can also see buses in real-time by clicking here or by using the Transloc app.
While the new evening/weekend bus routes are in operation, 348-RIDE vans will be available to pick up riders from nearby residences and bring them to the Transit Hub. The service area includes neighborhoods between Queen City Avenue to the west, 15th Street to the south, McFarland Boulevard to the east, and Jack Warner to the north. Click here to see a map of our service area.
348-RIDE is ready to assist registered off-campus riders with a pick-up or drop-off in the service area between 9 p.m. – 7 a.m. Monday through Friday and 24 hours on both Saturday and Sunday. Riders can use one of three methods to request a ride. Using the 348-RIDE app which is downloadable from either the Apple App or Google Play Store. Second, request a ride using your computer, the ride request page is https://ua.ridecell.com/request , however, if using a smartphone internet access is required. Finally, calling 348-RIDE dispatch at (205) 348-7433.
Again, off-campus rider registration is required using your myBama credentials. Registration is accomplished by using the 348-RIDE app or through the website interface at ua.ridecell.com. If you need registration assistance, please call (205) 348-7433. Note, if calling 348-RIDE for an off-campus pick-up, a valid CWID will be required to request a ride for an unregistered user.
Riders who are on campus and want to be taken to a residence in the off-campus service area between 9 p.m. – 4 a.m. Monday through Friday, or 7 a.m. – 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday should take a bus or van displayed on TransLoc to the Transit Hub. They may then utilize the RideCell app or visit the walk-up 348-RIDE service window to request a van. A van will be dispatched to take the rider to their off-campus residential destination.
On-campus riders who need to get to other areas of campus not serviced by one of the evening/weekend bus routes or between the hours of 4 am-7 am should call 205-348-7433 or visit the walk-up 348-RIDE service window at the Transit Hub and request a van to take them to the on-campus location where they need to go.
Off-campus needing a ride between 4 a.m. – 7 a.m. Monday through Sunday, your process does not change other than a van will be provided at the Transit Hub to complete your on-campus trip. On-campus needing a ride between 4 a.m. – 7 a.m. Monday through Friday please call 205-348-7433 for your ride request. Saturday and Sunday 7 a.m. – 11 a.m., your travel is limited to a fixed route displayed on TransLoc, servicing all campus residential areas. Locations not accessible by the fixed route during this time frame should call 205-348-4733 or visit the walk-up service window at the Transit Hub and request a Van to take you to the on-campus location.
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