General InformationThe buses operate daily during fall and spring semesters excluding University recognized holidays.
There is no Metro service during the summer.
Lost & Found: Please call (513) 524-2877 to inquire about a personal item left on a Metro bus.
The Miami Metro Bus provides transportation around the Oxford campus, uptown, and to several off-campus student housing areas. Four main routes–Blue, Red, Green and Yellow–interconnect so passengers can ride within the area by transferring from one route to another. Shuttle routes from Millett and Ditmer parking lots provide service to the center of campus. Students, faculty, and staff may ride all Metro routes.
General Route Information
Peak Hours, Monday through Friday, from 7am to 7pm buses operate on the Green, Red and Yellow Routes every 15 minutes and on the Blue route every 20 minutes.
Evening Hours, Monday through Friday, from 7pm to 10pm buses operate on the Green, Red, and Yellow Routes every 30 minutes, the Blue route operates every 40 minutes.
Late Hours, Monday through Thursday, from 10pm to 1am and Friday from 10pm to 3am buses operate on the Red route every 30 minutes and on the Blue route every 40 minutes.
Saturdays, from 11am to 3am Sunday, buses operate on the Red route every 30 minutes and on the Blue route every 40 minutes.
Sundays, from 9am to 1am Monday, buses operate on the Red route every 30 minutes and on the Blue route every 40 minutes.
The routes and schedules described above are subject to change in order to provide the best possible service. Individual approximate times are posted at each bus stop.
There is no Metro service during the summer.
The Purple Express route operates Monday through Friday between 7am and 7pm every 10 minutes and Sunday from 7pm to 1am every 20 minutes. The route serves both remote parking lots (Ditmer and West Millett) and the center of campus.
The Orange route is a residential connector that operates Monday through Friday and Sunday from 5pm to 1am. The route also operates Saturday from 11am to 3am. The Orange route connects on- and off-campus residential areas and travels to Walmart on Wednesdays (5pm-9pm) and Saturdays (11am-4pm).
Regional Campus Routes
Round-trip bus service between Miami's Oxford and Hamilton campuses and the Oxford and Middletown campuses is provided daily during the academic year through an agreement with Butler County Regional Transit Authority at no cost for riders showing a Miami University ID.
See the transit schedules for the routes below:
Nighttime Door to Door service (NDD)
Students calling NDD should consider riding the Miami Metro when their destinations are on or near a Metro route.
The Nighttime Door to Door van provides transportation for persons traveling singly or in pairs during evening hours. Call (513) 529-2277 for this service. Operating hours are Monday-Wednesday, 6pm-2am, and Thursday-Sunday, 6pm-4am.
NDD service is not provided to addresses on College Corner Pike, west of Locust and Church Streets. In order to provide maximum efficiency of the NDD van, please consider using the Miami Metro as it may stop at or near your destination.
Access Miami is a service offered to students with disabilities. The service provides door to door transportation for students to and from residences, classrooms, and medical offices in the Oxford area. Students who need a transport with Access Miami should call (513) 529-2277. Access Miami operates 7am to 6pm Monday through Friday, 11am to 6pm on Saturday, and 9am to 6pm on Sunday. Students needing disability access transportation to classes and medical appointments have priority over students requesting disability access transportation to their residence. Service on the College Corner Pike will be extended to student residences and medical facilities only. Metro buses are not equipped for disability access. This service is available only on specially-equipped buses or the Access Miami van. The service operates during the Metro's regular schedule.
Charter Bus Service
Charter bus service is available for your special event. Call the Miami Metro operations office at 524-2877 for information. Information about charter bus service to Cleveland and Chicago may be found at www.muohio.edu/Parents.
All services (Metro bus routes, Nighttime Door to Door and Access Miami vans) may experience delays or may terminate service as weather and road conditions necessitate. Miami Metro will comply with snow emergency restrictions.
Call 513-524-2877 for information and updates.