The Gainesville Regional Transit System (RTS) has routes that connect the University different parts of Gainesville. Free to all students, bus fares are free just as long as you show your Gator 1 ID card when riding. The Transloc Rider app tracks buses, lists available routes and provides RTS maps. Alternatively you can find RTS maps, routes and a bus tracker here.
Students who drive and wish to park on campus must have a decal from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday through Friday. To purchase a decal, visit Transportation and Parking Services. Scooter culture is also really big at UF. Stores such as New Scooters 4 Less and Campus Scooters offer sales and repairs. Students with scooters must also purchase decals.
Gainesville has been ranked the number one most bicycle-friendly city in the state of Florida! You can find numerous of bike lanes and bike racks around campus and the surrounding areas. Bike theft can be an issue, so be sure that your bike is properly secured, and also register your bike with the UF Police Department. UF also provides an affordable bicycle rental program, Gator Gears, for students. Bicycles can be rented by semester, or annually.