To help supplement GRTC ridership and support VCU community members traveling cross-campus with increased safety concerns, VCU Parking and Transportation will launch a temporary express shuttle on Friday, August 14. Coach-style RMA Worldwide buses will service Cabell Library, One Capitol Square and McGuire Hall Annex during the hours of 6 a.m. to midnight, Monday through Friday, through Nov. 25, 2020.
Physical distancing guidelines will be strongly enforced, with no more than 24 passengers permitted on each bus at one time.
The cross-campus shuttle will resume with limited service for the spring 2021 semester on Monday, January 25 and will operate Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m, through Friday, May 14. One shuttle will be available from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., with an additional shuttle on the route from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To accommodate the reduced service hours, students and employees may contact RamSafe for cross-campus rides during the hours of 5 p.m. to 8 a.m., as cross-campus restrictions have been temporarily lifted, effective Monday, Nov. 9.
RMA Worldwide coach shuttle bus [View Image]
How to ride
Students and employees can ride by presenting a VCU or VCU Health System ID card to the driver upon boarding. Face masks must be worn upon boarding and while riding the bus at all times.
Tracking the bus
- Download the RideSystems mobile app or visit https://ramride.ridesystems.net/. All active routes will populate on the map. Click on the route labeled "MPC-MCV."
- Click on your stop and view the estimated arrival time(s).
- Wait for the bus at the designated stop.
- Ensure your face mask is being worn properly. Once passengers have disembarked, board the bus and present your VCUCard to the driver.
- Take a seat, and enjoy your ride!
VCU Parking and Transportation is committed to providing a safe transportation service for all VCU and VCU Health System faculty, staff and students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Protecting riders’ health and safety throughout this pandemic is paramount. In addition to requiring face masks, the following guidelines will be implemented: RamRide COVID-19 precautions and guidelines.
leather seats in RMA Worldwide bus [View Image]
Route map/Hours of operation
Cabell Library, One Capitol Square and McGuire Hall will be serviced during the hours of 6 a.m. to midnight, Monday through Friday. Shuttles will stop every twelve minutes during the peak period (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) and every twenty minutes during off-peak times.