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  • About Us

    About Us:

    The Blazer Express Transit System provides transportation across the UAB campus and medical district . Students, employees, and authorized visitors can enjoy fare-free bus transportation along designated routes. A valid UAB ID badge or visitor pass is required upon boarding.

    All buses comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. To report issues, email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 205-934-3514.

    • Bus Features
      • Our energy efficient fleet cuts carbon emissions through the use of quiet-ride, clean diesel and propane buses.

      • ADA accessibility features, such as automatic ramps and kneeling buses that lower, make it easier to enter and exit for passengers with mobility issues.

      • Audio-video surveillance is installed for enhanced security, with large LCD displays and enhanced GPS tracking.

      Use the TransLoc app to view the Blazer Express live map. Instructions for app use, Available for iOS and Android.

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    • Charter Trips

      Blazer Express buses maybe chartered by student organizations, departments, alumni, and community affiliates to for transportation throughout Alabama and the Birmingham area.

      All bus charter requests must be submitted no later than two weeks in advance from the scheduled event. A cost estimate will be provided upon confirmation of your reservation.

      Email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 205-934-3514 to reserve transportation.

  • Routes

    Blazer Express provides transportation around campus 24 hours per day. Fixed-route bus service operates between 5:20 a.m. and midnight, Monday through Friday. See routes below for specific hours. During official university holidays, the transit system runs on a reduced schedule. Check announcements and UAB Transportation social media channels for updates.

    Safety Escort can be requested from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. for late-night, on-demand van service.

    The UAB Highlands Shuttle van service travels between the main entrance of UAB Hospital-Highlands and the ramp at and Spain Wallace Towers (on 19th St South) starting at 6:50 a.m. and ending at 5:20 p.m.

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    STOPS:

  • UAB Highlands Shuttle

    Pick-Up Times

     

    UAB Highlands Spain Wallace Tower

    6:50 AM

    7:00 AM

    7:10 AM

    7:20 AM

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  • Bus Tracker

    Use the TransLoc app to view the Blazer Express live map. Instructions for app use, Available for iOS and Android.

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  • Advertising

    Blazer Express Advertising provides UAB schools, departments, programs and organizations the opportunity to boost your message to the Blazer community. Reach UAB faculty, staff and students across UAB’s campus with an ad displayed inside our buses or bus shelters.

    • 6,000 bus riders per day
    • 300+ advertising opportunities
    • 14 buses en route
    • 10 bus shelters across campus

    For more information on advertising on the Blazer Express bus fleet visit Blazer Express Ads.

  • Blazer Express Issue

    Please fill out the form to report a bus/driver issue or compliment. You may also contact UAB Transportation Directly. 

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