Auxiliary Services

lift shuttle

The University of Toledo selected Groome Transportation as its new on-campus shuttle service operator to enhance convenience and safety for students, faculty and staff.

During spring and fall semesters only, shuttle services will continuously run the Blue Loop on Main Campus and split off for runs to the Center for the Visual Arts at the Toledo Museum of Art and Health Science Campus at scheduled times.

The vehicles will be ADA compliant to provide accessible entrance and exit for riders with mobility issues and feature security cameras for audio-video surveillance.

REAL-TIME lift TRACKING

You can download the TransLoc app from Google Play Store or the Apple App Store.  The TransLoc app allows you to see in real time where a shuttle is on a specific route and when it will be arriving at your stop. Up-to the minute announcements regarding situations that impact the arrival time including inclement weather, are viewable. 

NOTE:To download the free app, search for and install TransLoc app and select The University of Toledo.  

blue Loop

  • The Blue Loop has 2 shuttles operating continuously to main campus that begin and end at the same point.
    • Monday-Thursday 7:32am – 10:32 PM
    • Friday 7:32 AM to 7:32 PM
  • A new shuttle passes a stop within Blue Loop every 16-20 minutes, meaning that if you just missed one shuttle, you may have a short wait for the next to come.
  • To track the shuttles, please log into the TransLoc app.
  • Art Museum and UTMC stops have set scheduled times

Lost/Found ITems

Items left on or found on the shuttles will be taken to the Student Union Administrative Offices, room 2525A-E. 

ID/Rocket Card left on or found on the shuttles will be take to The Student Union, Rocket Card Office, room 1560.

TARPS Services 

TARPS services will remain in place for UToledo students, staff and faculty.  Riders will need to have a reservation, present a valid UToledo ID  and be TARPS eligible.  TARPS riders must complete an application for certification.  Applications may be obtained calling the TARPS Customer Service Representatives or online at https://tarta.com/services/tarps/. 

To schedule transportation, riders need to contact the TARPS Reservation Line 419-382-9901 Monday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. · Holidays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.  Reservations may be made up to 7 days in advance. Cancellation Line 419-382-9915 (24 hours a day).

Charter Services 

The University of Toledo works with companies within the community to offer charter services. For a list of approved companies to go through, please visit the Purchasing Department's website for preferred suppliers. 

Last Updated: 6/13/24