The Roo Express Shuttle
University of Akron students, faculty, and staff can ride free* on all METRO fixed-routes by simply swiping their Zip Card in the farebox.
Roo Express operates on 15–20-minute frequency so you’re never waiting long.
Summer hours: 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
School year hours: 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Zip around campus on weekdays
The Roo Express is open to the public!
Just pay your regular fare or swipe your Zip Card.
*The Zip Card can be used on METRO’s Northcoast Express routes to Cleveland to receive a $1 discount. The Zip Card is not valid on METRO Select services (METRO Drives, formerly SCAT, Call-A-Bus, or FlexRide).
365 Days of Service
METRO offers bus service 365 days a year. Service may be limited on the holidays. Visit yourmetrobus.org for schedules.
METRO RTA operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, national origin, age, gender or disability. If you
feel you have been discriminated against, you can file a complaint online at yourmetrobus.org or call 330-762-0341.
METRO is not responsible for lost or stolen items. Call METRO Customer Care at 330.762.0341 for help in locating lost items.
All Buses Have Free WiFi
METRO’s entire fleet is accessible and ADA compliant.
For more information on ADA Services visityourmetrobus.org or call 330-376-5353.
Please have exact fare. Operators do not carry change.
Children 5 and under
Up to 2 children ride free with each fare-paying person
1-Day Pass (Valid on METRO Direct only)
7-Day Pass (Valid on METRO Direct only)
31-Day Pass (Valid on METRO Direct only)
*Adults age 62 or older.
You must show a SCAT I.D., D&S Card or Medicare Card to receive the Senior/Disability discount. All fare sales are final. No exchanges or refunds.