RTS Bus Service

The Regional Transit System bus service is owned and operated by the City of Gainesville, and UF contracts with RTS to provide fare-free transportation for students, faculty and staff with a valid Gator 1 ID.

Get where you need to go quickly, avoid parking hassles, and save money – all by using RTS!


2024 Spring Break RTS Service Update

Please be aware that the following RTS routes will be scheduled for reduced service from March 9-17 during UF’s 2024 Spring Break:

  • Route 9
  • Route 12
  • Route 13
  • Route 20
  • Route 21
  • Route 28
  • Route 33
  • Route 35
  • Route 37
  • Route 38
  • Route 46
  • Route 118
  • Route 122
  • Route 125
  • Route 126
  • Route 127

To view the reduced service schedule for any of these routes, please visit RTS’ website, choose the “Schedules” tab from the top menu, then “Spring 2024 Schedule” and then the route you’d like to view. Wherever you see an “R” listed next to the timetable on the route page, that indicates the scheduled times when the bus will arrive on that route during the reduced service period.

Normal service for these affected routes and stops will resume Monday, March 18.

For additional information on RTS service, please visit RTS’ website, or use the free GNV RideRTS app available on the Apple or Android app stores or the GNV RideRTS desktop version.


Use RTS’ Free “GNV RideRTS” App To Track Your Bus, Find Routes and More!

The GNV RideRTS app has replaced the old TransLoc bus tracking app and offers more accurate information, additional tools for route finding and ride planning, and a better and more user-friendly customer experience. GNV RideRTS is free and available for download in the Apple and Android app stores. Desktop users may utilize GNV RideRTS by navigating to www.rideRTS.app.

For more information and tutorial videos on how to use the app, please visit RTS’ Apps and Videos info page.

For the latest news and updates on RTS service, please download the free GNV RideRTS app, visit the online version at www.riderts.app, or visit RTS’ website at www.go-rts.com.