Niner Transit Bus Service

illustration of Niner Transit bus

UNC Charlotte’s Niner Transit system is fare free, operating every day except holidays when the University is closed. Check this web page for modifed schedules during class breaks.

Service subject to change without notice due to construction, weather and special events. Updates posted on Twitter @unccnextride and @unccparking and on NextRide mobile web page (see scrolling notice at bottom of page).

icon indicating map Niner Transit route-finding map (Fall 2019, beginning August 19 • All routes, prints 8.5 x 11)

Niner Transit Bus Routes - Fall 2019

icon indicating map Niner Transit route-finding map (Fall 2019, beginning August 19 • All routes, prints 8.5 x 11)

Red Line

Gold 

 

  • South Campus Loop
  • South Village to central and north campus (weekdays) 
  • Monday – Friday, 6:00 am – 2:00 am

Gold Line Service Stops

Stop numbers refer to those used by NextRide. Line route and stops are shown on the icon indicating PDF file route map.


Wallis East light rail station
Police/FM
Hickory
Fretwell South
Cato
Robinson South
Levine
Hunt
Alumni Way at Cameron
Cone Deck 
Reese
Robinson North
East Deck 1
Fretwell North
Popp Martin Student Union West
Woodward West*
Union Deck 

 

* subject to sidewalk opening beside University Recreation Center


Green Line

Green 

 

  • North Campus Loop
  • Connecting North Deck to central campus and South Village
  • Monday – Friday, 6:00 am – 2:00 am
  • Saturday – Sunday, 9:00 am – 2:00 am

Green Line Service Stops

Stop numbers refer to those used by NextRide. Line route and stops are shown on the icon for PDF file route map.


North Deck
Wallis  West - light rail
Union Deck/Belk 
Woodward East
Popp Martin Student Union East
Auxiliary Services 
Fretwell South 
Cato 
Robinson North
Reese 
Cone Deck
Alumni Way
South Village Deck
Levine 
Robinson South
East Deck 1
Fretwell North
Hickory 
Student Health Center
Police/FM

Red Line

Silver 

 

  • CRI Cross Campus
  • Lot 6 at John Kirk and Cameron to East Decks, Student Union, and CRI
  • Monday – Friday, 6:00 am – 2:00 am
  • Saturday – Sunday, 9:00 am – 2:00 am

 

Silver Line Service Stops

Stop numbers refer to those used by NextRide. Line route and stops are shown on the icon for PDF route map.


Lot 6
Lot 5A
East Deck 2 at Lot 5
Fretwell North
Popp Martin Student Union West
Woodward West
Athletics Complex West
EPIC North
Grigg West
Motorsports 
PORTAL West
CRI Deck
PORTAL East
Duke East
Grigg East
EPIC South
Athletics Complex East
Woodward East
Popp Martin Student Union East
Auxiliary Services
Hickory
Student Health Center
Martin

 Copper 

  • Light rail main station to Foundation (weekdays) 
  • Monday – Friday, 7:00 am – 9:15 pm

Copper Route Service Stops

Copper is served by smaller, 15-passenger minibuses. Stop numbers refer to those used by NextRide. Line route and  stops are shown on the icon for PDF route map.


Wallis West light rail station (departs 7:00 a
West Deck South
Harris Alumni Center South
Foundation Building (2)
Harris Alumni Center North
Levine East
Reese West
West Deck North
Popp Martin Student Union East

Niner Transit Copper operates according to the following schedule:

Copper Route Departure Times

Wallis/Light Rail (W) Foundation Bldg. (N)
7:00 AM 7:15 AM
7:35 AM 7:45 AM
8:07 AM 8:15 AM
8:37 AM 8:45 AM
9:07 AM 9:15 AM
9:37 AM 9:45 AM
10:07 AM 10:15 AM
10:37 AM 10:45 AM
11:07 AM 11:15 AM
11:37 AM 11:45 AM
12:07 PM 12:15 PM
12:37 PM 12:45 PM
1:07 PM 1:15 PM
1:37 PM 1:45 PM
2:07 PM 2:15 PM
2:37 PM 2:45 PM
3:07 PM 3:15 PM
3:37 PM 3:45 PM
4:07 PM 4:15 PM
4:37 PM 4:45 PM
5:07 PM 5:15 PM
5:37 PM 5:45 PM
6:07 PM 6:15 PM
6:37 PM 6:45 PM
7:07 PM 7:15 PM
7:37 PM 7:45 PM
8:07 PM 8:15 PM
8:37 PM 8:45 PM
9:07 PM 9:15 PM

Transportation Tracking

NextRide app iconWhen will the bus arrive? The UNCCNextRide app will tell you! NextRide provides real-time transit feeds for Niner Transit buses and Niner Paratransit vehicles. 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

Game-day Football Shuttle

During home football games, Niner Transit Silver and Green routes are modified to better serve campus transportation needs from two hours before kick-off through one hour post-game. Football shuttles are also intended for use by those not attending game activities. Click here for route information.

Lost and Found

For items left on campus buses and Niner Paratransit vehicles, call PaTS at 704-687-0161.