The weekend shuttle runs hourly from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. between the Reynolds Club and the El stop at Roosevelt Road and State Street in the South Loop. The South Loop Shuttle Service made its first trip downtown Friday, a viable alternative to public transportation or taxis.
Interim Director of Transportation Rodney Morris proposes later route service and
shuttles from downtown.
Transportation director Brian Shaw left the University Friday for unknown reasons, after weeks of student complaint regarding his overhauled UchicaGO transportation plan. Hundreds of students expressed dissatisfaction with the transportation system after this summer’s major retooling of the bus system left many disappointed.
“I don’t understand how you can build a new multi-million dollar dorm, have a coffee shop in it that runs from 7 to 3 a.m. every day, and not have transportation for the students.”