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Buses operate with continuous, frequent service (see timing below)

Spring 2024 T Bus Map and Route Frequency

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Academic Year T Bus Frequency

ROUTE OPERATION FREQUENCY

Hill Route

Monday – Friday
7:00 am – 6:00 pm
8-10 minutes (7:00 am – 4:00 pm)

10-12 minutes (4:00 – 6:00 pm)

Neyland Express

Monday – Friday
7:00 am – 7:00 pm
11-14 minutes (7:00 am – 7:00 pm)

*Monday ONLY runs every 30 minutes (7:00 – 9:00 pm)

The Fort

Monday – Friday
7:00 am – 6:00 pm
10 minutes

Ag Express

Monday – Friday
8:30 am – 4:30 pm
8-10 minutes

Late Nite

Sunday – Saturday

6:00 pm – 3:30 am

16-18 minutes

Weekday Off-Campus Shuttle – Lakemoor Station Gate 21

Monday – Friday

7:00 am – 10:00 pm

last departure from Gate 21 will be at 9:40 pm

20 minutes

 

Weekend Off-Campus Shuttle – Lakemoor Station and Quarry Trail to Gate 21

Saturday – Sunday

11:00 am – 7:00 pm

last departure from Gate 21 will be at 6:40 pm

1 hour (ALSO timing for Lakemoor Station holiday break and winter mini-term)

Lakemoor Station – on the hour

Quarry Trail – bottom of the hour

Gate 21 – 40 minutes past

Monday – Friday

7:30 am – 5:30 pm

20 minutes

Monday – Friday

8:00 am – 6:30 pm

last arrival at Gate 21 will be 6:30 pm

45 minutes

Monday – Friday

6:40 am – 6:25 pm

3 times a day departures from UT:
6:40 am  12:00 pm  3:55 pm

Access

Monday – Friday
7:00 am – 6:00 pm
On Demand

Link

6:00 pm – 7:00 am On Demand

Summer T Bus Routes and Frequency

ROUTE OPERATION FREQUENCY

Combined Hill/Ag Route

Monday – Friday
7:00 am – 6:00 pm
12 minutes

Monday – Friday

7:00 am – 6:00 pm

15 minutes

UT/ORNL/NRTC/PSCC

Monday – Friday

6:40 am – 6:25 pm

3 times a day

Departures from UT:
6:40 am

12:00 pm

3:55 pm

Access

Monday – Friday
7:00 am – 6:00 pm
On Demand

Link

6:00 pm – 7:00 am On Demand

 

Click Here for the daily operating schedule

Fall and Spring service – The T runs comprehensive service throughout the UT campus and portions of the Fort Sanders neighborhood with five fixed routes and two on-demand routes. In addition, we operate four shuttle routes to off-campus locations; ORNL/NTRC/PSCC, UT Research Park, Cherokee Mills, and Off-Campus for specific UT Housing locations.

Summer service – The T runs a limited service UT campus during the summer with one fixed route and two on-demand routes.

Service is fare-free for all passengers.

Accessible/Disability Options

T: Link

The T: Link operates nightly between 6:00 pm and 7:00 am.
No disability ID is required.
Wait times depend on call volume.

The T: Link transports students at night to their destination.

  • Request pickup through the UT mobile app’s transit icon or the TransLoc app. The blue circle will pop up to request On-Demand after 6:00 pm.
  • Call from any campus Blue Phone
  • Call the Link directly at 865-974-4080

The T: Link service area includes UT’s Main campus, Ag campus, and the Fort Sanders neighborhood to Grand Avenue (excluding the Cumberland Avenue Strip).

OnDemand passenger trip request systems available for The Link route.

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T: Access

The T: Access is a demand response service available to students with an Access ID card issued by the UT Student Disability Services (SDS).

Faculty or staff need to visit the Office of Equity and Diversity to get their Access ID card.

The T: Access operates on-demand, point-to-point service on UT’s main campus, Ag Campus, or UT facilities in the Fort Sanders neighborhood, weekdays from 7:00 am until 6:00 pm

After 6:00 pm, persons with disabilities may use the T: Link service.

  • Call from any campus Blue Phone
  • Call the Link directly at 865-974-4080

Specialized Service

UT/PSCC/NTRC/ORNL Shuttle

Connecting UT staff, students, and faculty to the ORNL campus at Oak Ridge, the  NTRC facility in Hardin Valley, and the PSCC campus in Hardin Valley.

Cherokee Mills Shuttle

Connecting UT staff, students, and faculty at the Cherokee Mills Bldg and Kingston Pike Bldg and parking areas to campus. The revised route, starting Thu., May 16, will only include Cherokee Mills, Kingston Pike bldg, and the Ag Campus. Once on the Ag Campus, riders can transfer to the Ag/Hill Combo summer route to access other areas of campus.

UT Research Park Shuttle

Connecting UT staff, students, and faculty to the IAMM research facilities at  Cherokee Farms and the JARTU facility adjacent to UT Medical Center.

UT Housing Off-Campus Shuttle

Shuttle service for UT Housing students at Lakemoor Station 7 days a week.