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UI Ride

UI Ride shuttle service between the Urbana and Chicago campuses

UI Ride is an intercampus shuttle service connecting Urbana-Champaign and Chicago to provide an affordable, efficient, and convenient mode of transportation for the University of Illinois System faculty, staff, and students. All shuttles are wheelchair accessible and can seat up to 18 passengers. On-board amenities include free Wi-Fi, comfortable seating, a restroom, and collaborative workspace. UI Ride gets you where you need to go without losing productivity and without worrying about traffic and navigation with routes that will run Monday through Friday multiple times each day.

The University of Illinois System’s UI Ride shuttle service is operated by Facilities & Services at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in collaboration with Facilities Management at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Transportation & Automotive Services (TAS) includes the Car Pool, Garage, and Transportation. TAS provides fleet management services for the entire campus, including vehicle and equipment maintenance and repair, vehicle rental, oversight for campus vehicle purchases and operations, and transportation services ranging from material delivery to snow removal.

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Transportation Demand Management


Transportation demand managment represents and coordinates all campus modes of transportation with an emphasis on safety and sustainability. The department works cooperatively with a number of university and regional partners to integrate multiple transportation modes.

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