Its hard to know exactly how long in advance you need to call in order to book a ride with Safe Ride. Demand for the service varies widely based on many outside factors from campus events to weather, such as rain, snow or if it is a weekend or not. When you call Safe Ride to request a ride the dispatcher will provide an estimate of the time your car will arrive along with your wait time.
Rides Provided by Year
For the 2014-2015 school year an average of 140 rides per night were provided compared to an average of 174 rides per night during the 2013-2014 school year.
- 2014-2015 - 30,407 rides
- 2013-2014 - 39,132 rides
Average Wait Times
- 2014-2015 - 24 minutes
- 2013-2014 - 32 minutes
Wait times tend to be longer in general on weekends, and nightly between 10pm and Midnight.
During adverse weather conditions such as rain, snow, or extremely low temperatures wait times can be much longer. Plan accordingly.