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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



**Note : Blaze Ride services have been suspended as of 4/21/2020 and will resume as soon as possible.**
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