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UML Transportation

Day Shuttle

Day Shuttle Service

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The Office of Transportation Services designs its routes to efficiently transport students, staff, faculty and our university community members between campus locations. Being in an urban environment provides unique challenges that we constantly strive to overcome. We welcome feedback regarding our service, please email Transportation_Services@uml.edu.

Roadster Routes

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Daytime Service Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday shuttles run 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. (See Evening & Weekend Shuttle for services offered after 7 p.m.)
  • Our dispatch office opens at 8 a.m.

What's Running

  • Blue Line: Wilder Bus Stop (South), Broadway / Riverview Bus Stop (South), North Bus Stop, University Crossing
  • Red Line: East, University Crossing, Wilder Bus Stop (South)
  • Yellow North Line: Inn and Conference Center (ICC), North, University Crossing, Downtown (by request)*
  • Yellow South Line: ICC, Wilder Bus Stop (South)
  • Purple Line: Cross River Center at 1001 Pawtucket Blvd. Parking Lot, North
  • Orange Line: University Suites, North Campus, Moody Street at Aiken Street

*Our downtown stop is on Merrimack Street at Palmer Street. Please let the driver know when you board the bus that you are going to the downtown stop. When the bus approaches, you will need to flag it down to return to campus.

**On-Call: 978-934-2222

North Campus

  • Blue Line: Use to get to South Campus or University Crossing. Departs approximately every 10 minutes.
  • Yellow North Line: Use to get to the University Crossing, ICC & downtown Lowell. Departs approximately every 15 minutes
  • Purple Line: Use to get to Cross River Center at 1001 Pawtucket Blvd. Departs approximately every 10 minutes

Note: Due to bridge weight restrictions, some shuttles are not allowed to go over the Pawtucket Street canal bridge or the Broadway Street canal bridge.

South Campus

  • Blue Line: Use to get to North Campus or University Crossing. Departs approximately every 10 minutes.
  • Red Line: Use to get to East Campus or University Crossing. Departs approximately every 10 minutes.
  • Yellow South Line: Use to get to the ICC. Departs approximately every 15 minutes.

Note: Due to bridge weight restrictions, some shuttles are not allowed to go over the Pawtucket St. canal bridge or the Broadway St. canal bridge.

East Campus

  • Red Line: Use to get to South Campus or University Crossing. Departs approximately every 10 minutes.
  • Yellow North Line: Use to get to North, downtown Lowell & ICC. Departs from University Crossing, approximately every 15 minutes.
  • Orange Line: Use to get to around East Campus, stops include East, University Suites, University Crossing, Wannalancit Mills (by request), and the corner of Moody St. and Aiken St. (by request). 

Note: Due to bridge weight restrictions, some shuttles are not allowed to go over the University Ave. bridge, the Pawtucket St. canal bridge or the Broadway St. canal bridge.

Complete List of Roadster Stops

  • University Suites: along Aiken St.
  • Inn & Conference Center: front of building
  • North Bus Stop: Near Riverside Parking Lot and Costello Gym
  • Wilder St. Bus Stop (South): Wilder Street bus shelter
  • Riverview Suites: Broadway St. bus shelter
  • East Campus: Bus shelter across from Fox
  • University Crossing: Bus shelter on Salem St.
  • Cross River Center: 1001 Pawtucket Blvd.

Note: Please use the Lowell Regional Transit Authority (LRTA) to get to the Gallagher train terminal while the LRTA is operating. Please refer to the LRTA's website for the latest schedule information and hours of operation.  UMass Lowell community members are able to ride the LRTA at no charge, by using a valid UCARD.