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Radford Transit

Riding with Radford Transit is both convenient and affordable. Students, faculty and staff with a Radford University identification card can ride the bus at no cost. Visit the Radford Transit website for bus schedules, routes and more information.

Realtime Bus Arrival Predictions

In collaboration with Radford University, Radford Transit is now providing real-time bus predictions, which can be accessed via this website, your smartphone, the RUmobile app, SMS text messaging or telephone (mobile or landline).

How to Use NextBus

Need to get somewhere? Using Radford Transit has never been easier, thanks to a new bus arrival/tracking tool - NextBus.

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Predictions via Web

  1. Visit Radford Transit to determine your bus route and the nearest stop.
     
  2. Visit the Stop Predictions page.
     
  3. Use the menus to choose your route and stop.
     
  4. Receive the predicted arrival time of the next two buses to that stop.

Predictions by Phone

  1. Visit Radford Transit to determine your bus route and the number for the nearest stop.
     
  2. Dial (540) 267-8046 and follow the prompts. Enter the stop number when asked.
     
  3. Receive the predicted arrival time of the next two buses to that stop.

Predictions by Text Messaging

  1. Visit Radford Transit to determine your bus route and the number for the nearest stop.
     
  2. Send a text message to 41411 with the word "Radford" and the stop number. (If your stop is a single-digit number, enter 0 before the stop number; i.e., to find the predicated arrival time for stop 5, send Radford 05.)
     
  3. Receive the predicted arrival time of the next two buses to that stop.

Predictions Using RUmobile

  1. Launch the RUmobile app on your smartphone.
     
  2. Click on the Transit icon.
     
  3. To determine your route and nearest stop, click on the Bus Routes button.
     
  4. Return to the Transit main menu.
     
  5. Click on the Next Bus button.
     
  6. If your GPS is enabled, the app will find the closest stop and give you a list of arrival times for all routes servicing that stop. You can also select a specific stop from the menu.