Evening Van Service
Evening Van Service/UCLA Safe ride
The UCLA Safe Ride Service is the rebranding of the Evening Van Service and provides a safe means of transportation around campus during the evening hours. The vans provide transportation between campus buildings, on-campus housing and nearby residential areas. The service is free of charge and available to all UCLA students, staff, faculty and visitors. For added safety, the vans are driven by Community Service Officers (CSOs) who carry two-way radios, providing a direct link to the UCLA Police Department.
Five vans operate on a nightly basis and routinely pick up and drop off passengers from up to 26 locations on and off campus. Starting this quarter, all ride requests need to be made using the TapRide app from a smart phone or computer, available on the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store. Users will install the app, select University of California, Los Angeles and login using their UCLA Logon ID. Pick up and drop off locations are selected from an available list on the app.
UCLA Safe Rides are available Fall, Winter and Spring Quarters. The hours of operation are Monday through Thursday from 7 p.m. until midnight.