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The UAB Blazer Express Safety Escort provides late-night, on-demand van service for UAB students and employees 9 pm - 5:30 am every day

Use the TapRide app or call 205-934-8772 to request a ride on campus. TapRide is available on the App Store and Google Play. Login with your Blazer ID and allow location services.

TapeRide iOS App   TapRide Android App

Blaze Ride offers additional service hours for employees or students with limited mobility – 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. To participate in Blaze Ride, students must register with Disability Support Services by calling 205-934-4205 and employees must contact AWARE Disability Management at 205-975-9973.


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.
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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