NightRide

Service Information


NightRide provides a safe and easy way for U-PASS members to get home at night.

All shuttles are wheelchair accessible.

Lost & Found

Please call 206-947-5704 during NightRide service hours if you believe you left something on the shuttle. Items unclaimed after 24 hours will be submitted to the IMA lost & found.

Campus Stop Locations
  • Shuttles pick up passengers from seven convenient stops around campus before dropping passengers off at requested destinations within one of two zones.
Shuttle Schedule
  • Shuttles pick up passengers from 8 p.m. until 1:34 a.m. for the East Zone and from 8 p.m. until 1:39 a.m. for the West Zone, Monday through Friday (excluding University holidays and summer quarter).

  • 2014 Printable NightRide Schedule

For questions or comments regarding the NightRide shuttle service, please contact the UW Shuttles office at 206- 685-3146 or shuttles@u.washington.edu.

UWPD Husky NightWalk

  • Husky NightWalk provides uniformed safety guards to walk with you to increase your personal safety on and around campus. The service is available to the University community 6:30 p.m. – 2 a.m. seven days a week (7:30 p.m. to 3 a.m. during the summer), excluding official University Holidays. Please contact the UW Police Department’s Husky NightWalk Service at 206-685-9255 for more information, or to schedule an escort.

Service Updates


NightRide now operates Monday through Friday during the regular academic quarter, excluding University Holidays.

2014 Schedule


Winter Quarter: Jan 6 – Mar 21

No Service: Jan 20, Feb 17

Spring Quarter: Mar 31 – Jun 13

No Service: May 26

Summer Quarter: No Service Fall Quarter: Sept 24 – Dec 12

No Service: Nov 11, 27 and 28

Live Shuttle Tracking

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Riders can select between NightRide and UW South Lake Union Shuttles from this map. Latest browser versions required

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Inclement Weather

In the event of inclement weather, schedule or service changes will be posted on our website. You can also call 206-685-3146 for updates between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. or 206-300-9087 during hours of shuttle operation.

Dial-a-Ride Online Request Confirmation

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In the event of inclement weather, service changes will be posted on our website.

You can also call us at 206.685.1511 for updates.

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Thank you for your request.

Dial-a-Ride Contact

DIAL -A- RIDE

In the event of inclement weather, service changes will be posted on our website.

You can also call us at 206.685.1511 for updates.

Contact Information


Box 355210
1137 N.E. Boat Street
Seattle, WA 98105-6709
T: 206.685.1511
F: 206.543.3241
E: shuttles@u.washington.edu

Office hours: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm Monday to Friday

Teresa Seyfried
Program Operations Manager

Marilyn Hart
Transportation Supervisor

Linda Brand
Program Coordinator

Dial-A-Ride Hours

Regular Service Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:45 a.m. – 7:25 p.m.

With advanced notice, Dial-A-Ride can provide rides for school related activities outside the regular service hours. Please call (206) 685-1511 for more information.

The Dial-A-Ride office is open from 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday - Friday, except UW holidays.
Requests made outside these hours will be filled the next business day, based on the order requests are received.

After office hours, same-day rides can be made by calling the evening driver at 206-730-0794 between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. only.

Schedule Rides:

DIAL-A-RIDE

Dial-A-Ride

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Welcome to Dial-a-Ride

What is Dial-A-Ride?


Dial-A-Ride is a complimentary shared-ride service that provides rides between designated stop locations within the UW Seattle campus for UW students, staff, faculty, and visitors who have mobility limitations.

Where are Dial-A-Ride stops located?


Designated stops are situated throughout the UW Seattle campus in order to provide passengers access between buildings and residence halls. Stops are identified by reflective blue and white Dial-A-Ride signs containing their stop numbers. Stop locations can be found on the following map references:

  • Google Maps

  • Campus Mobility Route Map

  • What are the hours of operation?


    Rides are offered Monday - Friday at twenty minute intervals, beginning at 8:05 a.m. with the last ride time offered at 7:25 p.m.

    How do I use Dial-a-Ride?


    First time riders should call 206-685-1511 between 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday - Friday to request a ride. When requesting a ride for the first time, the program coordinator will enroll the passenger in the program and follow up with a welcome email. Calls made after office hours will be returned on the following business day.

    Passengers who need to use Dial-A-Ride for more than four (4) weeks are required to obtain a referral from Disabilities Services. Disabilities Services can be reached at the following office numbers to schedule a referral appointment:

    How do I request rides once I am registered?


    Once registered, passengers may submit ride requests by phone or through our Online Ride Request Form. Please allow at least one hour advance notice when requesting same-day rides. Ride requests are not guaranteed until the program coordinator confirms availability via phone or email.

    What if I need a ride after the office has closed, between 4 p.m. and 7:25 p.m.?


    For same-day evening rides between 4 p.m. - 7:25 p.m., passengers are invited to call our evening driver at 206-730-0794 who will help coordinate a pickup.

    Is there anything else I should know?


    Because scheduled times are departure times, passengers are asked to be ready prior to departure in order to help Dial-A-Ride drivers maintain their schedules. Cancellations should be made at least an hour in advance in order to make the time slot available to other potential riders. Passengers are encouraged to call the Dial-A-Ride office for flexible scheduling assistance.

    Passenger User Agreement


    The Dial-A-Ride program is committed to providing convenient and flexible scheduling and customer service. In return, the Dial-A-Ride program asks passengers to be on time to rides and cancel scheduled rides no less than one hour prior in order to open availability to other passengers. By using the Dial-A-Ride service passengers agree to adhere to our Passenger User Agreement.

    Service Updates


    Shuttle service operates Monday through Friday, excluding University holidays.

    University Holidays 2014

      NO SERVICE:
      New Year’s Day Wed, January 1
      Martin Luther King Day Mon, January 20
      Presidents Day Mon, February 17
      Memorial Day Mon, May 26
      Independence Day Fri, July 4
      Labor Day Mon, September 1
      Veterans Day Tues, November 11
      Thanksgiving Day Thurs, November 27
      Day after Thanksgiving Fri, November 28
      Christmas Day Thur, December 25
    DWF Viewer is required to view Access Guide Maps.

    Inclement Weather

    In the event of inclement weather, service changes will be posted on our website. You can also call us at 206-685-1511 for updates.

    Established in 1978, Dial-A-Ride has been an integral part of the University of Washington’s Equal Access Services providing an on-campus transportation option for individuals with limited mobility.

    South Lake Union Shuttle

    Short Name: 
    SLU
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    UW/FHCRC South Lake Union Shuttle consists of two routes, with stops at certain affiliated medical research facilities.

    Passengers traveling from UWMC to Harborview must change shuttles at South Lake Union.

    Service is available to UW faculty, staff, students, as well as medical center patients and their families.

    All shuttles are equipped with wheelchair lifts and two-position bike racks.

    Lost & Found

    Please call 206-300-9087 during South Lake Union service hours if you believe you left an item on one of the shuttles. Unclaimed items are turned in to South Lake Union lost & found, which can be reached at 206-897-1327.

    For further questions, please call us at 206-685-3146 during office hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., M-F.

    Transportation Services together with the University of Washington School of Medicine commenced operation of the South Lake Union Shuttle on July 12, 2004. On October 1, 2013, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center partnered with the UWSOM to extend the shuttle service to the FHCRC campus.

    Service on UW holidays?: 
    This shuttle provides service on UW holidays.
    Other Service Updates: 

    Shuttle service operates Monday through Friday, excluding University holidays.

    Rider Alerts: 

    ALERT: Due to construction, the SLU-HMC stop at SCRI on way to HMC is temporarily relocated to 9th between Virginia and Stewart.

    Mercer Corridor Project

    Occasional delays may occur due to construction. Project details can be found on SDOT’s website.

    SMS update code: 
    uwslu
    SMS example text: 
    For example, texting uwslu 11 to 41411 will return the arrival time estimate for the UWMC stop.
    Inclement weather information: 

    In the event of inclement weather, schedule or service changes will be posted on our website. You can also call us at 206-685-3146 for updates.

    NightRide

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    Logo image file: 
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    NightRide provides a safe and easy way for U-PASS members to get home at night.

    All shuttles are wheelchair accessible.

    Lost & Found

    Please call 206-947-5704 during NightRide service hours if you believe you left something on the shuttle.

    UWPD Husky NightWalk

    Husky NightWalk provides uniformed safety guards to walk with you to increase your personal safety on and around campus. The service is available to the University community 6:30 p.m. – 2 a.m. seven days a week (7:30 p.m. to 3 a.m. during the summer), excluding official University Holidays. Please contact the UW Police Department’s Husky NightWalk Service at 206-685-9255 for more information, or to schedule an escort.

    Service on UW holidays?: 
    This shuttle provides service on UW holidays.
    Other Service Updates: 

    NightRide now operates Monday through Friday during the regular academic quarter, excluding University Holidays.

    2014 Schedule

    • No Service: Jan 20, Feb 17
    • No Service: May 26
    • No Service: Nov 11, 27 and 28
    Inclement weather information: 

    In the event of inclement weather, schedule or service changes will be posted on our website. You can also call 206-685-3146 for updates between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. or 206-300-9087 during hours of shuttle operation.

    Health Sciences Express

    Short Name: 
    HSE
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    The Health Sciences Express (HSE) provides transportation between the UW Medical Center and Harborview Medical Center, with stops at the UW Roosevelt Clinic and the UW Tower. Service is available to UW faculty, staff, students, as well as medical center patients and their families.

    All buses are wheelchair lift equipped. All buses are equipped with two-position bike racks.

    Select medical commodities may also be transported via the buses, see your department for eligibility.

    For further questions, please call us at 206-685-3146 during office hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., M-F.

    Hours & Schedule

    The Shuttle departs from UWMC every 15 minutes from 6 a.m. to 6:15 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding University holidays. Please refer to the posted schedule for more detailed information.

    Lost & Found

    Contact the UW Shuttles office at 206-685-3146 if you believe you left an item on one of our buses. Please be ready to provide your departure time and location of when you think you lost your item, as well as a brief description of the item and a way to reach you if it is found.

    Unclaimed items are submitted to the UW centralized lost & found inventory at the Husky Union Building (HUB).

    Mission

    The Health Sciences Express bus services was established in 1973 to move Health Sciences, Harborview Medical Center (HMC), and University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) faculty, staff, students, and selected medical commodities between the University of Washington and some affiliated hospitals and branch University facilities in a safe, efficient, and timely manner. The service facilitates Health Sciences, HMC and UWMC operations by assisting University faculty, staff, students, and medical center patients and their families in conducting University, Health Sciences and Medical Center related business.

    The service provides a partial alternative to use of the private automobile, thereby substantially reducing vehicle congestion on city streets and reducing the requirement for parking at the University and affiliated destinations. The service is not intended to serve as an alternative to other modes of commuting for University and non-University employees and students.

    The Health Sciences Express bus service is supported by funding from University of Washington, UWMC and HMC. The Health Sciences Express Advisory Committee is under Health Sciences Administration, Office of the Executive Director. June 30, 1993.

    Service on UW holidays?: 
    This shuttle provides service on UW holidays.
    Other Service Updates: 

    Shuttle service operates Monday through Friday, excluding University holidays.

    Rider Alerts: 

    Subscribe to shuttle updates on Twitter.

    SMS update code: 
    uwhse
    SMS example text: 
    For example, texting uwhse 1 to 41441 will return the arrival time for the UWMC stop.
    Inclement weather information: 

    In the event of inclement weather, schedule or service changes will be posted on our website. You can also call us at 206-685-3164

    Special Info: 

    Powered by biodiesel
    Health Sciences Express uses fuel that includes 5% biodiesel.

    Dial-A-Ride

    Short Name: 
    D-A-R
    Vehicle image file: 
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    What is Dial-A-Ride?

    Dial-A-Ride is a complimentary shared-ride service that provides rides between designated stop locations within the UW Seattle campus for UW students, staff, faculty, and visitors who have mobility limitations.

    See the ADA Access Guide for more accessibility information.

    Where are Dial-A-Ride stops located?

    Designated stops are situated throughout the UW Seattle campus in order to provide passengers access between buildings and residence halls. Stops are identified by reflective blue and white Dial-A-Ride signs containing their stop numbers. Stop locations can be found on the following map references:

    What are the hours of operation?

    Dial-a-Ride operates Monday - Friday from 7:50 a.m. until 7:25 p.m. Ride times are subject to availability.

    How do I use Dial-a-Ride?

    First time riders should call 206-685-1511 between 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday - Friday to request a ride. When requesting a ride for the first time, the program coordinator will enroll the passenger in the program and follow up with a welcome email. Calls made after office hours will be returned on the following business day.

    Passengers who need to use Dial-A-Ride for more than four (4) weeks are required to obtain a referral from Disabilities Services. Disabilities Services can be reached at the following office numbers to schedule a referral appointment:

    How do I request rides once I am registered?

    Once registered, passengers may submit ride requests by phone or through our Online Ride Request Form. Please allow at least one hour advance notice when requesting same-day rides. Ride requests are not guaranteed until the program coordinator confirms availability via phone or email.

    What if I need a ride after the office has closed, between 4 p.m. and 7:25 p.m.?

    For same-day evening rides between 4 p.m. - 7:25 p.m., passengers are invited to call our evening driver at 206-730-0794 who will help coordinate a pickup.

    Is there anything else I should know?

    Because scheduled times are departure times, passengers are asked to be ready prior to departure in order to help Dial-A-Ride drivers maintain their schedules. Cancellations should be made at least an hour in advance in order to make the time slot available to other potential riders. Passengers are encouraged to call the Dial-A-Ride office for flexible scheduling assistance.

    Passenger User Agreement

    The Dial-A-Ride program is committed to providing convenient and flexible scheduling and customer service. In return, the Dial-A-Ride program asks passengers to be on time to rides and cancel scheduled rides no less than one hour prior in order to open availability to other passengers. By using the Dial-A-Ride service passengers agree to adhere to our Passenger User Agreement.

    Service on UW holidays?: 
    This shuttle provides service on UW holidays.
    Other Service Updates: 

    Shuttle service operates Monday through Friday, excluding University holidays.

    Inclement weather information: 

    In the event of inclement weather, service changes will be posted on our website. You can also call us at 206-685-1511 for updates.

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