Roo Express summer operations

All summer routes run from May 11, 2015 until August 14, 2015.

The Roo Express operates the following three 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 SOUTHWEST ROUTE makes stops between the Student Union, the Polsky Building, 22 East Exchange, 401 lofts, The Depot, RKP Metro RTA Transit Center, and the Exchange Street Residence Hall.

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 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 11th through August 14th 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 11th through August 14th 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

 SOUTHWEST ROUTE:  Student Union, the Polsky Building, 22 Exchange, 401 Lofts, The Depot, Exchange Street residence hall, and Akron Metro Station

The shuttle will operate on this route May 11th through August 14th 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 Soutwest Route

On the SOUTHWEST ROUTE, the shuttle makes seven stops:

1.  At the Student Union
2.  The Polsky Building on South High Street
3.  At 22 Exchange Apartments
4.  At 401 Lofts on South High Street
5.  At the RKP Metro RTA Transit Center on South Broadway Street
6.  At The Depot on South Broadway Street
7.  At the Exchange Street Residence Hall on East Exchange Street