2022 Shuttle Service Updates

We are writing to provide several scheduling updates for The Herd shuttle service, set to resume on January 15, 2022.  Please see below for schedule adjustments: 

  • Mazza GranMarc Route: 
    It will now run every 30 minutes from 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Monday-Friday, from Mazza GrandMarc to Howard University.  After 6:00 p.m., the shuttle will run hourly, Monday-Friday. 

  • Connecticut Avenue Route:   
    It will now run every 30 minutes from 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Monday-Friday, from Connecticut Avenue to Howard University.  After 6:00 p.m., the shuttle will run hourly, Monday-Friday. 

  • 801 N. Capitol NE (College of Nursing Building):  
    A new route has been added to service riders with transportation needs to and from 801 N. Capitol St. NE.  This new route will run every 15 minutes from 6:30 a.m. – 9:20 p.m., Monday – Friday from Howard University to 801 N. Capitol St. NE.  It will also operate every 15 minutes from 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m., Monday – Friday from 801 N. Capitol St. NE. to Howard University. 

  • North Campus Route:   
    Persons who need shuttle services to/from Wonder Plaza should utilize the Shaw Metro stop.   

  • South Campus Route:  
    Persons who need shuttle services to/from the Manhattan Laundry building should utilize the shuttle stop at 13th & Florida Ave.   

For a full schedule of The Herd’s updated departure times, please visit our website.  The Herd’s live shuttle tracking system is also available to provide riders with schedules and real-time vehicle updates. Download the “Ride Systems” app (iOS and Android Users) to track vehicle locations, estimated arrival times and traffic delays.  

Riders can also add any route as a favorite for quick reference and to receive important notifications.  Please see below for instructions on how to download the Ride Systems mobile app: 

  • Once Ride Systems is downloaded, a screen will appear with the option to select “Transit Agency” 
  • Select Tag B Howard University 
  • Select shuttle route (Please click HERE to learn more about available routes and schedules) 

To track a route without downloading the Ride Systems app, please visit: https://howarduniversity.ridesystems.net/routes.  

Should you need immediate shuttle service assistance, please contact the morning shift manager at (202) 961-1023 between 6:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., and the evening shift manager at (202) 961-0941 between 2:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.  

Please do not hesitate to reach out the Office of Parking and Transportation Services with any questions or concerns by emailing parking@howard.edu