Ryan Field Shuttle

This shuttle connects the Central Street Metra station and the Ryan Field parking lot to the main Evanston campus.

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Ryan Field Shuttle Schedule

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Run Times:

The shuttle runs from 6:50 am to 8:13 pm, Mondays through Fridays, during the academic year:

  • September 16, 2013 to June 13, 2014

The shuttle does not run on University holidays: Nov. 28-29, 2013; Dec. 24-25, 31, 2013; Jan. 1, 2014; Jan. 20, 2014; May 26, 2014.

Valid WildCARD or Contractor ID Required:

This shuttle is a free service for University Staff, Faculty, Students and Contractors, with presentation of a valid WildCARD or Contractor ID Card. 

Shuttle Stops:

  • Central Metra Station/Green Bay/Harrison
  • Green Bay/Noyes
  • Green Bay/Simpson
  • Green Bay/Emerson
  • Ridge/Davis
  • Lake/St. Mary's
  • Chicago/Davis
  • Weber Arch
  • Jacobs Center
  • Tech Institute
  • Patten Gym
  • Central L Station (westbound)
  • Central/Jackson
  • Ryan Field

Parking Alternative:

An annual parking permit for the Ryan Field parking lot is only $25 and can be purchased at the Evanston Parking Office (at 1819 Hinman Ave.) or the Chicago Parking Office (710 N. Lake Shore Drive, Abbott Hall, Room 100).

Additional Information:

  • 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.
  • For service updates, call 847-467-5284. The automated message will be updated if a shuttle is operating more than 10 minutes off schedule. For bus dispatch, call 773-890-2054.
  • For Lost and Found and after-hours dispatch, call 708-474-7474.
  • For all other shuttle questions, contact University Services at 312-503-8129 or shuttle@northwestern.edu
  • Download PDF version of the route map and schedule.
  • Track this shuttle with the GPS Shuttle Tracker.
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Ryan Field

Shuttle times

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  • Operates Mon-Fri
  • Operates during the academic year except on University holidays
  • Service Updates:
    847-467-5284
  • Lost and Found:
    708-474-7474
  • NU Shuttle Tracker