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uGO by bus, van or train! With multiple bus lines, bus rapid transit, rail, and vanpools serving University Circle, getting to your destination by transit is a convenient and affordable option.

  • Reduce stress: catch up on work, social media or a book!
  • Environment: reduce your carbon footprint
  • Health: Transit riders take 30% more steps per day than drive-alone commuters
  • Cost: save money on gas, insurance, parking and maintenance

Greater Cleveland RTA

University Circle is well connected to the region by public transit. The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) operates five bus routes, the Euclid Avenue HealthLine (bus rapid transit) and the Red Line (heavy rail) with service to University Circlet. The HealthLine offers convenient service to Fairfax, Midtown, Campus District, East Cleveland, and Downtown. The Red Line offers direct service to Downtown Cleveland and Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. RTA also provides Paratransit service for people with disabilities. 

Resources

RTA CLE App

RTA CLE App

RTA CLE is the official mobile ticketing app for GCRTA. Use this app for trip planning, purchasing your transit fare. With RTA CLE, you can use your phone as your ticket boarding transit or save for later use.

NextConnect

NextConnect

RTA's NextConnect service uses satellite and GPS-based technology to monitor bus locations in real-time.

Transit App

Transit App

The Transit app provides real-time arrival info for RTA’s buses and trains as well as the BlueLink, GreenLink, Heights AM & Evening South shuttle routes. Launch “Go” to get step-by-step navigation from Daniel, a friendly British robot. You can also plan a trip and set reminders.


Vanpool

Vanpool is a good option for people who want to take transit but do not leave near a bus or train line. A vanpool is like a carpool but with at least 5 people sharing a van on a contract basis. Vanpool networks extend the transit network beyond its current bounds, while offering similar costs and benefits.

Resources

Enterprise Vanpool

Enterprise Vanpool

'Commute' with Enterprise provides vanpool and rideshare services for individuals, employers and government agencies.


Akron Metro, SARTA & LakeTran

If you’re coming from the Akron area or Lake County, find out which transit options are available to you. Akron Metro’s Route 61 provides direct service to University Circle from Akron Metro’s Transit Center. Laketran riders have one free transfer to either RTA’s Red Line or HealthLine for service to University Circle. 

Resources

Akron Metro Website

Akron Metro Website

Browse routes, fares and plan your trip on Akron Metro’s website.

SARTA

SARTA

The Stark Area Regional Transit Authority provides weekday transit service from Downtown Canton to University Circle and Downtown Cleveland.

Laketran App

Laketran App

Plan a trip, track your bus, see schedules, get fare information or click-to-call Dial-a-Ride from Laketran’s new app.


Shuttles

Tour the Circle or make your final connections via CircleLink, University Circle’s FREE public shuttle service. The BlueLink route connects RTA’s Little Italy-University Circle rapid station to Wade Oval, Uptown, Little Italy, and Coventry. The GreenLink route connects RTA’s Cedar-University Circle rapid station to the CWRU and UH campuses and points in between. Both routes have direct connections to the HealthLine and multiple other bus and local shuttle routes. 

Resources

CircleLink Shuttles

CircleLink Shuttles

If you live, work, or visit University Circle, you can take CircleLink to your next destination! CircleLink is a FREE circulator service that operates throughout the neighborhood.

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

Explore University Circle on two wheels and park your bike with out new bike rack outside of @clevelandmuseumofart • • Thanks for ...

Explore University Circle on two wheels and park your bike with out new bike rack outside of @clevelandmuseumofart • • Thanks for the installation @rustbeltcleveland • • • #ugobybike #bikeparking #bikeracks #customracks #urbanmobility #transportation #universitycircle #cleveland #cle

Explore University Circle on two wheels and park your bike with out new bike rack outside of @clevelandmuseumofart • • Thanks for the installation @rustbeltcleveland • • • #ugobybike #bikeparking #bikeracks #customracks #urbanmobility #transportation #universitycircle #cleveland #cle

Thursday, July 30 2020 | 1:08pm

We wanted to hear from our community! Earlier this year we asked those in University Circle to tell us about their experience with scoo...

We wanted to hear from our community! Earlier this year we asked those in University Circle to tell us about their experience with scooters, and 56% of our respondents work in the Circle! • • • • • #universitycircle #cleveland #work #commute #transit #transportation #sharedmobility #scoot...

We wanted to hear from our community! Earlier this year we asked those in University Circle to tell us about their experience with scooters, and 56% of our respondents work in the Circle! • • • • • #universitycircle #cleveland #work #commute #transit #transportation #sharedmobility #scooters #survey

Wednesday, July 22 2020 | 10:35am

Have you tried a HOPR bike yet? The new #dockless HOPR replaced the former UHBikes public bike share program. It costs $1 to unlock a b...

Have you tried a HOPR bike yet? The new #dockless HOPR replaced the former UHBikes public bike share program. It costs $1 to unlock a bike, and $0.15 per minute to ride. Download the HOPR app to get started! • • • • • #Transportation #Transit #cleveland #cle #universitycircle #HOPR #Bikin...

Have you tried a HOPR bike yet? The new #dockless HOPR replaced the former UHBikes public bike share program. It costs $1 to unlock a bike, and $0.15 per minute to ride. Download the HOPR app to get started! • • • • • #Transportation #Transit #cleveland #cle #universitycircle #HOPR #Biking #RTA #HOPRBike #BikeShare

Tuesday, July 21 2020 | 12:03pm

Check out the new “Walk Your Wheels” sidewalk decals in the Uptown business district. According to Cleveland City Code it’s ill...

Check out the new “Walk Your Wheels” sidewalk decals in the Uptown business district. According to Cleveland City Code it’s illegal to ride bikes or scooters on the sidewalks in business districts. These sidewalk decals are a friendly reminder to dismount as you come up on the sidewalk. •...

Check out the new “Walk Your Wheels” sidewalk decals in the Uptown business district. According to Cleveland City Code it’s illegal to ride bikes or scooters on the sidewalks in business districts. These sidewalk decals are a friendly reminder to dismount as you come up on the sidewalk. • • • • • #urbanbiking #sharedmobility #bikefriendly #safestreets #sustainabletransportation #universitycircle @uptowncle @uptowninthecircle @universitycircle @mocacleveland @cleinstituteart @euclid3cle @clevelandhillel

Thursday, July 16 2020 | 8:59am

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