Blazer Express Safety Escort


The Blazer Express is available Monday – Friday, 5:30am until 12:00 midnight. If you are on campus during these hours, we highly encourage you to use this service.

The Blazer Express Safety Escort is an on-demand van service for UAB students, employees, and authorized visitors, available through Parking and Transportation Services by calling 205-934-8772. The service is available daily from 9:00 pm – 5:30 am.  UAB students and employees must present their UAB ID badge to be transported.  Visitors will be allowed to use the service when accompanied by a card-carrying student or employee. 

The Safety Escort coverage area extends to these borders: 

  • Railroad Park to the north
  • Eighth Street to the west
  • 22nd Street to the east
  • 14th Avenue to the south

If the Blazer Express Safety Escort is not available, call UAB Police at 934-4434, or you may use a HELP Phone to request an escort for your personal safety. A UAB escort will meet you at any on-campus location (including parking facilities) and accompany you to your on-campus destination either on foot or in a marked vehicle.