Roo Express Summer Operations

All summer routes run from May 22, 2017 until August 18, 2017.

The Roo Express operates the following four routes during the summer.

  • The EAST ROUTE  makes stops at the Rhodes Arena, Fir Hill and the neighborhood east of campus on Buchtel Avenue and Carroll Street.
  • The SOUTH ROUTE makes stops between the Student Union and many stops in the neighborhood south of campus.
  • The POLSKY EXPRESS ROUTE makes stops between the Student Union, the Polsky Building, and the Exchange Street Residence Hall.
  • The METRO DASH ROUTE serves the College of Arts and Sciences, Quaker Square, the Apartments west of campus, the RKP Metro RTA Transit Center, the CBA Building and several other stops.

The routes are described in detail below. Show your Zip Card and hop on board at any stop.

The shuttle may not operate or have limited service on holidays or when the University is closed.

Parking and Transportation Services welcomes your questions and comments: 330-972-7213 or rooexpress@uakron.edu

 

EAST ROUTE:  Rhodes Arena, Fir Hill, East Buchtel Ave., and Carroll Street

The shuttle will operate on this route May 22, 2017 through August 18, 2017 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on weekdays only. The shuttle may not operate or have limited service on holidays or when the University is closed.

Maximum Wait Time Approximately 15 minutes

4153 East Route

On the EAST ROUTE, the shuttle makes ten stops:

1.  At the J.A.R turnaround
2.  At the Fir Hill apartment buildings on Fir Hill
3.  On Adolph Street near Buchtel Ave.
4.  On Buchtel near West Street (south side)
5.  On Buchtel Avenue at the Vevel Arms apartments
6.  On Buchtel Avenue near East Market Street (south side, at the Buchtel Place apartments, north entrance)
7.  On Carroll Street near East Market Avenue (north side, at the Buchtel Place apartments, south entrance)
8.  On Carroll Street near Beaver Street
9.  On Carroll Street (Carroll House apartments and at the University Rentals apartments)
10.  At the corner of Carroll and Spicer Streets (at the East Campus Parking Deck)

 SOUTH ROUTE: Student Union and the neighborhood south of campus

The shuttle will operate on this route May 22, 2017 through August 18, 2017 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.on weekdays only. The shuttle will not operate on holidays or when the university is closed.

Maximum Wait Time Approximately 20 minutes

4153 South Route

On the SOUTH ROUTE, the shuttle makes twelve stops:

1.  The Student Union
2.  On Grant Street near the Summit County Board of Elections Office
3.  At the corner of Grant Street and Palmyra Ave.  
4.  On Sherman Street before E. Voris
5.  On Allyn Street between Voris and Thorton
6.  At the corner of Allyn and Cross Street
7.  At the corner of Power and Kling Street
8.  At the corner of Cross and Brown Street
9.  At the corner of Wheeler and Brown Street 
10-12.  Three stops on Wheeler Street

 Polsky Express:  Student Union, the Polsky Building, and Exchange Street residence hall

The shuttle will operate on this route May 22, 2017 through August 18, 2017 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.on weekdays only. The shuttle may not operate or have limited service on holidays or when the University is closed.

Maximum Wait Time Approximately 15 minutes


Polsky Express

On the POLSKY EXPRESS ROUTE, the shuttle makes five stops:

1. At the Student Union.

2. On Wolf Ledges near the Law School.

3. At the Polsky Building on High St.

4. On High St. before intersection with Exchange St.

5. In front of Starbucks on Exchange St.

 METRO DASH ROUTE: College of Arts and Sciences, Quaker Square, Polsky, 22 Exchange, 401 Lofts apts., RKP Metro RTA Transit Center, The Depot apts., and the CBA

METRO Routeconnect with metro

On the METRO DASH ROUTE, the shuttle makes fourteen stops:

1. At the circle near College of Arts and Sciences.

2. At Quaker Square on Mill St.

3. On High St., before University Ave.

4. At the Polsky Building on S. High St.

5. Near 22 Exchange Apts. and 401 Lofts.

6. On Rosa Parks Dr., between S. Main and S. High St.

7. At the RKP Metro RTA Transit Center off Broadway St.

8. At the intersection of W. Falor St and S. Main St., near GOJO Industries Inc.

9. Near 401 Lofts on S. Main St.

10. In front of The Depot apts. on South Broadway.

11. At the CBA building on S. Broadway St.

12. On S. Broadway St. near the Morley Health Center.

13. Outside the Quaker Square Residence Hall on S. Broadway St.

14. At Quaker Square on E. Mill St.

The shuttle will operate on this route from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. on weekdays only.

The shuttle may not operate or have limited service on holidays or when the University is closed.