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Alternative Transportation Options

Don’t have a car but need to get around campus and the City of Athens? Learn more about available transit options below.

On-Campus Transit

City Transit

The City of Athens public bus is available for all students free of charge. Just show your OHIO ID! 

Taxi Service

  • Lyft — ride request app
  • Green Cab — taxi service, 740.594.7336 or 740.59.GREEN
  • 594-Ride — taxi service, 740.594.7433 or 740.594.RIDE
  • Albert's Taxi -- taxi service, Facebook, or 740.818.0490

Other Modes of Transportation

Check out more information about alternate modes of transportation (bicycles, e-scooters, getting around on foot) by heading to the Office of Sustainability website

Rental Options

Car Rental

Have a driver's license but no car? No problem! Ohio University Transportation and Parking Services rents cars for university sponsored travel. They offer a full service fleet of rental vehicles for official university business and travel needs to accommodate OHIO departments and student organizations. Rental vehicle offerings include sedans, mini-vans, SUV's and 8-12 passenger and cargo vans. Daily, monthly and long-term lease/reservations are available.