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Mission

To support University Circle’s economic viability, visitor experience, environmental health, and quality of life of by increasing the use of sustainable transportation options among all travelers in University Circle.

ABOUT uGO

uGO is a collaborative effort of public and private partners in Cleveland’s University Circle neighborhood that is leading implementation of the district’s Transportation Action Plan and the mission outlined above.  This website is one means of delivering on the goals of the Action Plan, which include improving coordination of transportation demand management (TDM) programs, increasing use of sustainable multi-modal transportation options, and enhancing transportation communications.  The uGO effort is led by the Sustainable Transportation Advisory Committee, which is comprised of the following organizations: 

  • Case Western Reserve University
  • City of Cleveland
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  • Cleveland Museum of Natural History
  • Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority
  • The Cleveland Institute of Music
  • Louis Stokes Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency
  • University Circle Inc.
  • University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

2020 University Circle Shared Mobility Survey Summary

February 2020
Summarizes the results of the 2019-20 University Circle Shared Mobility Survey.

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Annual Report - FY18

Fall 2018
Provides an overview of the 2017 University Circle Employee Commuter Survey results and MGUC implementation between July 2017 and June 2018. 

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2017 Employee Commuter Survey Summary

January 2018
Summarizes the results of the 2017 University Circle Employee Commuter Survey.

Download the 2017 Survey Summary


Annual Report - FY17

July 2017
Provides an overview of the 2016 University Circle Employee Commuter Survey results and MGUC implementation between July 2016 and June 2017. 

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Transportation Management Implementation Plan (MGUC 3)
February 2016
Provides a path forward for implementing recommendations from MGUC phases 1 and 2.

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Transportation & Mobility Plan (MGUC 2)
October 2015
Identifies 10 strategies to increase safety/circulation and 11 key intersections where those strategies would have the greatest impact

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Parking:  Parking Management Plan (MGUC 1)
January 2015
An analysis to maximize existing parking resources. 

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Parking: Existing Conditions Report (MGUC 1)
November 2014
An overview of existing parking conditions in University Circle.

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Biking reduces stress as well as the risks of heart disease and stroke. Find biking routes and resources to help you get out on two whe...

Biking reduces stress as well as the risks of heart disease and stroke. Find biking routes and resources to help you get out on two wheels!

Biking reduces stress as well as the risks of heart disease and stroke. Find biking routes and resources to help you get out on two wheels!

Sunday, October 10 2021 | 6:00pm

Another day, another demo! Thanks to everyone who came out to get a free helmet and test ride courtesy of @ridespin. Come back out on...

Another day, another demo! Thanks to everyone who came out to get a free helmet and test ride courtesy of @ridespin. Come back out on Monday 9/11 at 6:30 to join @slowrollcleveland for a social ride through the neighborhood. #sharedmobility #safety #bikesafety #scooters #urbanmobility #bikecleve...

Another day, another demo! Thanks to everyone who came out to get a free helmet and test ride courtesy of @ridespin. Come back out on Monday 9/11 at 6:30 to join @slowrollcleveland for a social ride through the neighborhood. #sharedmobility #safety #bikesafety #scooters #urbanmobility #bikecleveland

Friday, October 8 2021 | 5:21pm

Thursday, September 30 2021 | 2:54pm

Get spooky next month and mix up your driving commute! The “Lake Eerie” Challenge starts October 1. Register at gohiocommute.com, t...

Get spooky next month and mix up your driving commute! The “Lake Eerie” Challenge starts October 1. Register at gohiocommute.com, then bike, walk, bus, carpool or telecommute in the month of October, log your trips, and win great prizes.

Get spooky next month and mix up your driving commute! The “Lake Eerie” Challenge starts October 1. Register at gohiocommute.com, then bike, walk, bus, carpool or telecommute in the month of October, log your trips, and win great prizes.

Tuesday, September 28 2021 | 2:37pm

85.5% of employees in University Circle get to work by driving alone. Check out our employer incentives page to see if your employer of...

85.5% of employees in University Circle get to work by driving alone. Check out our employer incentives page to see if your employer offers benefits for sustainable transit. https://www.ugointhecircle.com/benefits/employer-incentives

85.5% of employees in University Circle get to work by driving alone. Check out our employer incentives page to see if your employer offers benefits for sustainable transit. https://www.ugointhecircle.com/benefits/employer-incentives

Sunday, September 19 2021 | 6:15pm

Navigating the Circle from out of town, or the nearby suburbs can be tough! Use our trip planner to get the best directions for you. Wh...

Navigating the Circle from out of town, or the nearby suburbs can be tough! Use our trip planner to get the best directions for you. Whether you're biking, walking, carpooling, or driving we can help. #LinkInBio

Navigating the Circle from out of town, or the nearby suburbs can be tough! Use our trip planner to get the best directions for you. Whether you're biking, walking, carpooling, or driving we can help. #LinkInBio

Saturday, September 11 2021 | 12:55pm

One last chance to ‘Dine & Dash’ with us! Wednesday, August 25 at noon we’re talking shared e-scooters with representatives from...

One last chance to ‘Dine & Dash’ with us! Wednesday, August 25 at noon we’re talking shared e-scooters with representatives from the @cityofcleveland and @ridespin. Don’t wait to register! #sustainabletransportation #TDM #scooters #sharedmobility #universitycircle #uGO #DineandDash

One last chance to ‘Dine & Dash’ with us! Wednesday, August 25 at noon we’re talking shared e-scooters with representatives from the @cityofcleveland and @ridespin. Don’t wait to register! #sustainabletransportation #TDM #scooters #sharedmobility #universitycircle #uGO #DineandDash

Thursday, August 12 2021 | 11:13am

The average commuter to University Circle spends 9 days per year commuting. Join our Dine & Dash on ridematching for tips on revamping ...

The average commuter to University Circle spends 9 days per year commuting. Join our Dine & Dash on ridematching for tips on revamping your commute! #sustainabletransportation #greencommute #carpool #ridematching #TDM

The average commuter to University Circle spends 9 days per year commuting. Join our Dine & Dash on ridematching for tips on revamping your commute! #sustainabletransportation #greencommute #carpool #ridematching #TDM

Wednesday, July 28 2021 | 10:26am

Tuesday, June 22 2021 | 9:05am

At the next Dine & Dash virtual info session on sustainable transportation, we’re talking with community advocate and certified cycli...

At the next Dine & Dash virtual info session on sustainable transportation, we’re talking with community advocate and certified cycling instructor Diana Hildebrand with @devahd cycling on tips for improving confidence on two wheels. Join us! #biking #confidentcycling #dineanddash #leagueofamerica...

At the next Dine & Dash virtual info session on sustainable transportation, we’re talking with community advocate and certified cycling instructor Diana Hildebrand with @devahd cycling on tips for improving confidence on two wheels. Join us! #biking #confidentcycling #dineanddash #leagueofamericanbicyclists #LCI #sustainabletransportation #urbanmobility

Monday, June 14 2021 | 2:44pm

At the next Dine & Dash virtual info session on sustainable transportation, we’re talking RTA bus route changes, real time bus info a...

At the next Dine & Dash virtual info session on sustainable transportation, we’re talking RTA bus route changes, real time bus info and tips for new riders with staff from @ridertacleveland. Those who register will be entered into a raffle for a uGO to lunch ($40 value) prize pack. Join us! Regis...

At the next Dine & Dash virtual info session on sustainable transportation, we’re talking RTA bus route changes, real time bus info and tips for new riders with staff from @ridertacleveland. Those who register will be entered into a raffle for a uGO to lunch ($40 value) prize pack. Join us! Registration details are available at uGOinthecircle.com/events #publictransit #sustainabletransportation #universitycircle #commute #transit #transitcommute

Tuesday, May 4 2021 | 11:41am

Learn how your commute can be greener, more productive and less expensive at our fist uGO Dine & Dash session on the topic of vanpool o...

Learn how your commute can be greener, more productive and less expensive at our fist uGO Dine & Dash session on the topic of vanpool on Thursday, April 22nd at noon! Registration details are available at: uGOinthecircle.com/events

Learn how your commute can be greener, more productive and less expensive at our fist uGO Dine & Dash session on the topic of vanpool on Thursday, April 22nd at noon! Registration details are available at: uGOinthecircle.com/events

Tuesday, April 13 2021 | 11:56am

Skip the snowbrush when you take public transit! Choose to ride public transportation and save time you would need to clean off your ca...

Skip the snowbrush when you take public transit! Choose to ride public transportation and save time you would need to clean off your car and shovel your driveway. Find a route here: https://ugointhecircle.com/plan-your-trip

Skip the snowbrush when you take public transit! Choose to ride public transportation and save time you would need to clean off your car and shovel your driveway. Find a route here: https://ugointhecircle.com/plan-your-trip

Monday, December 28 2020 | 4:07pm

Our BlueLink Shuttle connects you to all your winter needs! Take in the snow on Wade Oval, then head over to popular holiday shopping s...

Our BlueLink Shuttle connects you to all your winter needs! Take in the snow on Wade Oval, then head over to popular holiday shopping spots in Little Italy and Coventry. • • • • • #shopping #transit #circlelink #bluelink #cle #cletransit #transportation #universitycircle #bussing #littlei...

Our BlueLink Shuttle connects you to all your winter needs! Take in the snow on Wade Oval, then head over to popular holiday shopping spots in Little Italy and Coventry. • • • • • #shopping #transit #circlelink #bluelink #cle #cletransit #transportation #universitycircle #bussing #littleitaly #coventry

Friday, December 18 2020 | 12:00pm

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! @ridertacleveland has decorated two RedLine rail cars and one car on the Blue and Green lin...

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! @ridertacleveland has decorated two RedLine rail cars and one car on the Blue and Green lines with lights and decorations. Take a picture on the train, tag us, and we will send you a uGO transit pass and water bottle. • • • • • #transit #travel #...

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! @ridertacleveland has decorated two RedLine rail cars and one car on the Blue and Green lines with lights and decorations. Take a picture on the train, tag us, and we will send you a uGO transit pass and water bottle. • • • • • #transit #travel #holidays #cleveland #RTA #publictransit #rapid #railcar #seasonal #giveaway #thisiscle #CLE #winter #transportation #uGO #universitycircle

Monday, December 7 2020 | 3:17pm

Do you work in University Circle? We want to hear about your transportation experience. Take our 2020 transportation survey and be ente...

Do you work in University Circle? We want to hear about your transportation experience. Take our 2020 transportation survey and be entered to win one a gift card. #LinkInBio

Do you work in University Circle? We want to hear about your transportation experience. Take our 2020 transportation survey and be entered to win one a gift card. #LinkInBio

Thursday, November 12 2020 | 2:11pm

Did you know exercise in almost any form can combat stress? Relieve some election season stress by walking or biking in the Circle. •...

Did you know exercise in almost any form can combat stress? Relieve some election season stress by walking or biking in the Circle. • • • • • #biking #election #uGOinthecircle #UniversityCircle #Cleveland #Transportation #Walking #maps #stressrelief #exercise

Did you know exercise in almost any form can combat stress? Relieve some election season stress by walking or biking in the Circle. • • • • • #biking #election #uGOinthecircle #UniversityCircle #Cleveland #Transportation #Walking #maps #stressrelief #exercise

Friday, November 6 2020 | 3:16pm

How are you getting to the polls tomorrow? All day on Election Day: • Spin is offering $10 off your ride with the promo code SPINTOV...

How are you getting to the polls tomorrow? All day on Election Day: • Spin is offering $10 off your ride with the promo code SPINTOVOTE • Bird is offering a free ride for up to 30 minutes with the promo code VOTE2020 • Lime is offering two free rides up to 30 minutes each with the promo cod...

How are you getting to the polls tomorrow? All day on Election Day: • Spin is offering $10 off your ride with the promo code SPINTOVOTE • Bird is offering a free ride for up to 30 minutes with the promo code VOTE2020 • Lime is offering two free rides up to 30 minutes each with the promo code LIMETOPOLLS2020 • Lyft is offering 50% off (up to $10) one ride with the promo code 2020VOTE • Uber is offering 50% off round trip rides to the polls (up to $7 each). The discount is automatically applied when you use the in-app “poll finder” feature. • RTA bus, rail and paratransit rides are FREE. TY @clevefoundation! #GOTV #election2020 #electionday #VOTE #vote2020 #transportation #rolltothepolls #freedom

Monday, November 2 2020 | 12:40pm

Tuesday, October 13 2020 | 2:23pm

Tuesday, September 15 2020 | 3:24pm

Enjoy the last few days of Summer by exploring University Circle. We have created walking and biking maps to help you enjoy every momen...

Enjoy the last few days of Summer by exploring University Circle. We have created walking and biking maps to help you enjoy every moment! View the walking maps here: https://www.ugointhecircle.com/transportation-options/walking

Enjoy the last few days of Summer by exploring University Circle. We have created walking and biking maps to help you enjoy every moment! View the walking maps here: https://www.ugointhecircle.com/transportation-options/walking

Saturday, September 12 2020 | 11:01am

Monday, August 31 2020 | 12:13pm

Our Lake to Lakes Trail begins at Horseshoe Lake and takes you on a scenic path past the lower Shaker Lakes. • • • • • #bikin...

Our Lake to Lakes Trail begins at Horseshoe Lake and takes you on a scenic path past the lower Shaker Lakes. • • • • • #biking #cleveland #transportation #nature #lake #laketolakes #shakerlakes #lakeerie #neohio #universitycircle #cle

Our Lake to Lakes Trail begins at Horseshoe Lake and takes you on a scenic path past the lower Shaker Lakes. • • • • • #biking #cleveland #transportation #nature #lake #laketolakes #shakerlakes #lakeerie #neohio #universitycircle #cle

Saturday, August 22 2020 | 10:30am

Join us for our virtual speaker series Mobility in the Modern Era! We’re talking about Pittsburgh’s innovative approach to the futu...

Join us for our virtual speaker series Mobility in the Modern Era! We’re talking about Pittsburgh’s innovative approach to the future of transportation #LinkInBio • • • • • #cleveland #pittsburgh #cityofpittsburgh #universitycircle #innovation #zoom #speakerseries #transportation #sco...

Join us for our virtual speaker series Mobility in the Modern Era! We’re talking about Pittsburgh’s innovative approach to the future of transportation #LinkInBio • • • • • #cleveland #pittsburgh #cityofpittsburgh #universitycircle #innovation #zoom #speakerseries #transportation #scooters #biking #cle

Thursday, August 20 2020 | 9:30am

University Circle’s Harrison Dillard Trail provides a scenic route from University Circle to Lake Erie. • • • • • #univers...

University Circle’s Harrison Dillard Trail provides a scenic route from University Circle to Lake Erie. • • • • • #universitycircle #cleveland #biking #transit #rta #exercise #transportation #biketrail #harrisondillardtrail #scenic #nature #exploring #outdoors

University Circle’s Harrison Dillard Trail provides a scenic route from University Circle to Lake Erie. • • • • • #universitycircle #cleveland #biking #transit #rta #exercise #transportation #biketrail #harrisondillardtrail #scenic #nature #exploring #outdoors

Saturday, August 1 2020 | 12:02pm

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