CATS Campus Shuttle

 icon that says "NEW" in advertising script for 2016-17!

  • Expanded service late night and weekends in combination with SafeRide Evening Transportation
  • Red Line (the most heavily used) will have more vehicles running on route during peak times

The campus shuttle is a FREE RIDE. Shuttle runs during Fall and Spring semester except for breaks and holidays when the University is closed.

Shuttle Routes for Fall 2016 – Spring 2017

Red Line

Red Line
 

  • Cross Campus: Weekday shuttle from Lot 6 at John Kirk and Cameron Boulevard to East Decks, Student Union and CRI
  • One CATS bus runs Monday - Friday, 6:30 AM - 7:00 AM
  • Three (3) CATS buses run Monday - Thursday, 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Thee (3) CATS buses and two (2) SafeRide vans run Monday - Thursday, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Two (2) CATS buses and two (2) SafeRide vans Monday - Thursday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • One (1) CATS bus and two (2) SafeRide vans Monday - Thursday 8:00 PM - 9:15 PM
  • Two (2) SafeRide vans run Monday - Thursday 9:15 PM - 2:00 AM
  • Friday
    • One (1) CATS bus 6:30 AM - 7:00 AM;
    • Two (2) CATS buses 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM;
    • Two (2) SafeRide vans 6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
  • Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 6:00 PM - 2:00 AM, two (2) SafeRide vans run Redline extended route
  • After 9:00 PM, route extended to include: Greek Village; rear entrance of Atkins Library via Library Lane; and West Deck/SAC loading area.

Service Stops

Student Union
Woodward 
EPIC
Grigg Hall
PORTAL
CRI Deck 1
Duke
Grigg
EPIC
Woodward 
Student Union
Auxiliary Services
Hickory Hall
Student Health
Martin / Greek Housing
Lot 6A
Lot 5A
East Deck 2
Fretwell
PaTS
ADDED AFTER 9:00 PM 
Motorsports
West Deck/SAC
Atkins Library
Greek Village South
Greek Village North

Red Line Route Map (small)
Red Line Route Map (large)


Green Line

Green Line
 

  • Perimeter Loop: Weekday shuttle connecting South Village and North Campus to campus core 
  • One CATS bus, Monday - Thursday, 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM; Friday, 7:00 AM – 6:15 PM
  • One SafeRide van, Monday - Friday, 6:00 PM - 2:00 AM; Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
  • Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 6:00 PM - 2:00 AM SafeRide van runs Green Line extended route (includes Poplar Terrace Rd., Lots 20, 21 and 16)

Service Stops

South Village Deck
South Village Dining
Robinson
East Deck 1
Fretwell
Hickory
Student Health
North Deck
Wallis 
Belk
Woodward
Student Union
Auxiliary Services
Fretwell
Cato
Robinson
Reese Curb
Cone Deck

Harris Alumni Center

ADDED AFTER 9:00 PM 
Witherspoon at Lot 20
Lot 16A

Green Line Route Map (small)
Green Line Route Map (large)


Yellow Line

Yellow Line
 

  • South Campus Loop: Weekday shuttle from South Village to campus core
  • One CATS bus Monday – Thursday, 6:50 AM – 7:10 PM; Friday, 6:50 AM – 6:00 PM

Service Stops

South Village Deck
Harris Alumni Center
Cone Deck
Reese Curb
Robinson
East Deck 1
Fretwell
PaTS
Student Union
Woodward 
Belk
Wallis
Poplar Road
Student Health
Fretwell
East Deck 1
Robinson

Yellow Line Route Map (small)
Yellow Line Route Map


UNC Charlotte NextRide App

NextRide app iconWhen will the bus arrive? UNC Charlotte NextRide will tell you! NextRide provides CATS Campus Shuttle and SafeRide tracking on a map with arrival predictions, schedules and service alerts. Routes, schedules, arrivals and bus movement can be seen in real time via:

  • Live Tracking Online
    • The real-time GPS tracking map shows the current location of all vehicles with color-coded route, stop and vehicle icons for easy identification.
  • Mobile Apps
    • View bus locations and arrival information in real-time using a free mobile app available in the Apple and Android app stores.
  • Text Messaging
    • The text message alert system allows users to receive SMS text messages showing the arrival time estimates for each bus stop. Simply send a request SMS text message including the stop ID and in just a few seconds, you will get a reply.

More information on UNC Charlotte Next Ride

Lost and Found

Leave something on a campus shuttle bus? All found items are taken to Charlotte Area Transit Lost and Found. Call 704-336-5326 to report a missing item. For items left on SafeRide transportation vehicles, call PaTS at 704-687-0161.