SafeRide Shuttle Chicago

This shuttle operates in the evening between Northwestern’s Chicago campus, various Metra stations and CTA 'L' stations in the downtown area.

Shuttle Stops:

  • Abbott Hall – Northeast corner of McClurg and Huron
  • TimeLife Building – 541 N. Fairbanks, west side of Fairbanks, south of Ohio
  • Randolph Street Station – Eastbound lower South Water Street
  • CTA 'L' stations – James R. Thompson Center
  • Ogilvie Station – West side of Clinton, between Randolph and Washington
  • Union Station – Clinton CTA stop, between Adams and Jackson
  • LaSalle St. Station – LaSalle St., between Congress and Van Buren


  • Train station tickets are $17.50 for a 10-ride ticket or $42 for a monthly pass
Tickets can be purchased at the following locations:
  • Feinberg cashier, 2nd floor
  • Prentice valet office, 1st floor
  • University Services, Abbott Hall, Room 100, 710 N. Lake Shore Dr.
  • Rehabilitation Institute Cafeteria, 2nd Floor
  • For NU employees through payroll deduction: Complete the Payroll Deduction Authorization Form pdf icon (pdf)

Run Times:

This shuttles run in the evening (starting at the TimeLife Building at 6:38 p.m. and making its final stop at the LaSalle St. Station at 10:09p.m.), Monday through Friday.

This shuttle does not run on Northwestern Memorial Hospital holidays.


Abbott Hall
6:38 pm 7:09 pm 7:38 pm 8:08 pm 8:38 pm 9:08 pm 9:45 pm
Time Life
6:42 pm 7:13 pm 7:42 pm 8:12 pm 8:42 pm 9:12 pm 9:49 pm
Randolph 6:49 pm 7:20 pm 7:49 pm 8:19 pm 8:49 pm 9:25 pm 9:56 pm
CTA 'L' Stations at Thompson 6:51 pm 7:22 pm 7:52 pm 8:21 pm 8:52 pm 9:27 pm 9:58 pm
Ogilvie 6:55 pm 7:26 pm 7:55 pm 8:24 pm 8:55 pm 9:31 pm 10:02 pm
Union 6:58 pm 7:29 pm 7:58 pm 8:27 pm 8:58 pm 9:34 pm 10:05 pm
LaSalle 7:02 pm 7:33 pm 8:02 pm 8:31 pm 9:02 pm 9:38 pm 10:09 pm

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Additional Information

  • These shuttles are provided for the employees of NMH, NU, NMFF, Lurie Children's Hospital and RIC
  • All schedules times are approximate. Timetables and other information on this page are subject to change. University Services makes every effort to post an accurate schedule; however, travel times may change as a result of summer festivities and traffic conditions including road construction and inclement weather. Please allow for extra travel time during these instances.
  • The Lost and Found number is (708) 474-7474
  • All other shuttle inquiries can be directed to (312) 503-8129 or
  • PDF version of the route map and schedule: Chicago Campus Shuttle Information pdf icon (pdf)