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Important P&T Information and Updates

UTS is currently running Recess Service and UTS OnDemand (with expanded hub network) during the week, and offering Weekend Taxi Service at night on the weekends. Please visit our Service Schedule and/or the University Transit Service page for more details.

 

Weekend Taxi Service -- Provided by Yellow Cab of Charlottesville

Effective Beginning May 14, 2022

Weekend Taxi Service is an on-demand, fare-free, point-to-point transportation service provided when UTS and UTS OnDemad is not running on the weekends during Recess Service.

A valid UVA ID is required to book and board a Weekend Taxi!

Beginning May 14, 2022, Weekend Taxi Service will be provided by Yellow Cab of Charlottesville. Yellow Cab offers the ability to book in advance and track the vehicle. 

Operating Hours

When in service, Weekend Taxi operates 10:00 PM to 5:00 AM, Saturday night into Sunday morning and Sunday night into Monday morning.

Request a Weekend Taxi

Accessibility

If you use a mobility aid and cannot transfer yourself into the vehicle, please schedule your ride at least 24 hours in advance.

Policies

  • Weekend Taxi does not provide trips to parties, bars, restaurants or other private businesses. 
  • Trips must have both the origin and the destination in the service area. Otherwise, it becomes a regular taxi ride and the rider will be charged a fare. 
  • Weekend Taxi does not provide quick stops along the route.
  • Weekend Taxi will wait for 3 minutes at the pick-up location before canceling the request. 

Prohibited Activities

  • Smoking, including e-cigarettes, drinking, and eating in the vehicle.
  • Belligerent, aggressive, and any other unsafe behavior or activity, including intoxication.
  • Repeated instances of being a “no show” for requested rides.
  • Discharging of bodily fluids inside the vehicle (rider may be subject to cleaning fee in the event of bodily fluid discharge).
  • Luggage, bicycles, and articles too large to fit on the rider’s lap or at the rider’s feet.
  • Animals, except service animals.
  • Open alcohol containers.

Riders displaying any unsafe or prohibited behavior are subject to referral to the University Police Department and/or the Office of the Dean of Students.

Yellow Cab drivers reserve the right to contact the authorities for dangerous behavior.

Verify Your Ride 

Photo of a Yellow Cab of Charlottesville vehiclePhoto of a Yellow Cab of Charlottesville vehicle

It is important to verify the authenticity of the Weekend Taxi vehicle. All Weekend Taxi vehicles are marked with the Yellow Cab of Charlottesville logo. If you book your ride via phone or web, Yellow Cab will send you a text message to track your vehicle.

 

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