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University Transit Service

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University Transit Service (UTS) is a fare-free transit service provided by the University of Virginia Department of Parking and Transportation. UTS is committed to providing safe, reliable, efficient, and friendly transit service to the University of Virginia students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

Real-Time Bus Tracking

Download the TransLoc Rider app or use TransLoc online to find the nearest bus stop, track your bus in real-time, see arrival time estimates, and receive service impact notifications.

Routes

The following information reflects approximate service times and does not reflect current road conditions or special events. For the most up-to-date information, please consult TransLoc, follow us on Twitter @UVAUTS, or sign up for UTS 411 email alerts.

Academic Routes

CGS - Central Grounds Shuttle

Copeley - JPJ - Emmet/Ivy Garage - Facilities Management - UVA Chapel

Full, Holiday, and Exam Service

Monday - Friday, 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

  • 6:00 AM - 9:00 AM: 15 minute service
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM: 30 minute service
  • 3:00 PM - 6:40 PM: 15 minute service
  • 6:40 PM - 8:00 PM: 30 minute service

EIL - Early Inner Loop

Beta Bridge - Mad/Preston - Health System - Scott Stadium - UVA Chapel

Full Service and Exam Service

Monday - Friday, 6:20 AM

The Early Inner Loop runs one loop each morning, beginning at 6:20 AM at the Rugby Road @ Lambeth Lane stop. The Early Inner Loop picks up along Rugby, Grady, Madison, Preston, 14th and drops off at the West Complex.

IL - Inner Loop

UVA Chapel - Mad/Preston - Medical Center - Scott Stadium

Full Service

Monday - Friday, 7:30 AM - 12:30 AM

  • 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM: 10 minute service
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM: 15 minute service
  • 8:00 PM - 12:30 AM: 20 minute service

Saturday - Sunday, 12:00 PM - 12:30 AM

  • 12:00 PM - 12:30 AM: 20 minute service

 

Holiday Service

Monday - Friday, 7:30 AM - 10:00 PM

  • 7:30 AM - 8:00 PM: 20 minute service
  • 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM: 40 minute service

 

Exam Service

Monday - Saturday, 7:30 AM - 1:30 AM

  • 7:30 AM - 1:30 AM: 20 minute service

Sunday, 12:00 PM - 1:30 AM

  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 AM: 20 minute service

NL - Northline

UVA Chapel - Barracks Road Shopping Center - Alderman Library - Hereford

Full Service

Monday - Wednesday, 7:30 AM - 12:30 AM

  • 7:30 AM - 8:00 PM: 10 minute service
  • 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM: 15 minute service
  • 10:00 PM - 12:30 AM: 20 minute service

Thursday - Friday, 7:30 AM - 2:30 AM

  • 7:30 AM - 8:00 PM: 10 minute service
  • 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM: 15 minute service
  • 10:00 PM - 2:30 AM: 20 minute service

Saturday, 12:00 PM - 2:30 AM

  • 12:00 PM - 2:30 AM: 20 minute service

Sunday, 12:00 PM - 12:30 AM

  • 12:00 PM - 12:30 AM: 20 minute service

 

Holiday Service

Monday - Friday, 7:30 AM - 10:00 PM

  • 7:30 AM - 8:00 PM: 20 minute service
  • 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM: 30 minute service

 

Exam Service

Monday - Saturday, 7:30 AM - 1:30 AM

  • 7:30 AM - 1:30 AM: 20 minute service

Sunday, 12:00 PM - 1:30 AM

  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 AM: 20 minute service

NLX - Northline Express

Hereford Residence Area - Central Grounds - International Residential College

Full Service

Monday - Friday, 8:45 AM - 11:15 AM

  • 8:45 AM - 11:15 AM: 20 minute service

OL - Outer Loop

Alderman Library - Scott Stadium - Jefferson Park Avenue - Mad/Preston

Full Service

Monday - Wednesday, 7:30 AM - 12:30 AM

  • 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM: 10 minute service
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM: 15 minute service
  • 8:00 PM - 12:30 AM: 20 minute service

Thursday - Friday, 7:30 AM - 2:30 AM

  • 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM: 10 minute service
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM: 15 minute service
  • 8:00 PM - 2:30 AM: 20 minute service

Saturday, 12:00 PM - 2:30 AM

  • 12:00 PM - 2:30 AM: 20 minute service

Sunday, 12:00 PM - 12:30 AM

  • 12:00 PM - 12:30 AM: 20 minute service

 

Holiday Service

Monday - Friday, 7:30 AM - 10:00 PM

  • 7:30 AM - 8:00 PM: 20 minute service
  • 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM: 40 minute service

 

Exam Service

Monday - Saturday, 7:30 AM - 1:30 AM

  • 7:30 AM - 1:30 AM: 20 minute service

Sunday, 12:00 PM - 1:30 AM

  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 AM: 20 minute service

PRP - Purple Route

U-Heights - North Grounds - Barracks Road Shopping Center - Alderman Library

Full Service

Monday - Friday, 7:00 AM - 10:40 PM

  • 7:00 AM - 10:40 PM: 30 minute service

Health System Routes

BLUE - Blueline

JPJ - Emmet/Ivy Garage - Medical Center

Blue/JPJ parking lots: 295 Massie Road

Full and Holiday Service

Monday - Friday, 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM

  • 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM: 6-8 minute service
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM: 15 minute service
  • 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM: 6-8 minute service
  • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM: 10 minute service

BLX - Blueline Express

Emmet/Ivy Garage - Medical Center

Emmet/Ivy Parking Garage: 123 Emmet St N

Full and Holiday Service

Monday - Friday, 5:00 AM - 7:00 AM

  • 5:00 AM - 6:00 AM: 8 minute service
  • 6:00 AM - 7:00 AM: 6-8 minute service

RED - Redline

Scott Stadium - Medical Center

Red/Stadium parking lots: 1815 Stadium Rd

Full and Holiday Service

Monday - Friday, 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

  • 6:00 AM - 8:00 AM: 4-6 minute service
  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM: 7-8 minute service
  • 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM: See below
    • During Full Service, the Inner and Outer Loops provide 10 minute service between Scott Stadium and the Medical Center.
    • During Holiday, Exam, and Commuter Service, the Redline provides 20 minute service.
  • 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM: 6-8 minute service
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM: 9-10 minute service

Service Information

UTS operates at different service levels throughout the year depending on whether academic courses are in session, health system clinics are open, University holidays, and event impacts. These service levels include:

Full service: runs during the fall and spring academic semesters unless otherwise posted.
Holiday service: runs on weekdays during summer sessions, fall reading days, winter break, and spring break. No service for Early Inner Loop, Northline Express, and Purple Route.
Exam service: runs during the fall and spring exam periods. No service for Northline Express and Purple Route.
Commuter service: provides Health System Route service during holidays when clinics are still in operation, such as the workdays before Thanksgiving and after Christmas day. Only service for Blueline, Blueline Express, and Redline.
Football operations: during home football games, all route service is suspended and may not resume until post-game. Throughout the game, UTS operates an accessibility shuttle that runs from the D3 parking lot to Scott Stadium. 

Each month, we will post a calendar of our service levels online, on our buses, and in our bus shelters. You can also consult the service schedule for UTS operations.

Upcoming service impacts

Sunday, December 8 - Tuesday, December 17 Exam service
Wednesday, December 18 - Monday, December 23 Holiday service (no weekend service)
Tuesday, December 24 Commuter service
Wednesday, December 25 (Christmas) No service
Thursday, December 26 - Tuesday, December 31 Commuter service (no weekend service)
Wednesday, January 1, 2020 (New Year's Day) No service
Thursday, January 2 - Friday, January 10 Holiday service (no weekend service)
Saturday, January 11 - Sunday, January 12 No service
Monday, January 13 Full service resumes
Monday, January 20 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day) Holiday service
Saturday, March 7 - Sunday, March 8 No service
Monday, March 9 - Friday, March 13 (Spring recess) Holiday service
Saturday, March 14 - Sunday, March 15 No service
Monday, March 16 Full service resumes

Lost and Found Items

The UTS lost and found is located at 1101 Millmont Street. Any items left on a transit bus will remain there until the end of the day. Please call 434-924-7711 and the dispatcher will help you identify the bus or confirm if your item has been brought in. University Transit Service policy prohibits transit operators from discussing lost items over the handheld radios. Items not in the UTS lost and found may have been brought to the lost and found in Newcomb Hall, or the University Police Department.

University Transit Service is not responsible for items lost or left on the bus.