• Bicycles

    Bike racks are located throughout campus with increasing locations being added. The Metropolitan Branch Trail will run parallel to the Metro along the east edge of campus (along John McCormack Road). This paved bike path is currently being extended from Silver Spring, Maryland to Union Station. This extension will facilitate local access between the Fort Totten Metro, Catholic University and the surrounding community. For more information on this project, please click here.

  • Campus Shuttle

    On weekdays, the campus shuttle runs a dedicated route from the Brookland-CUA Metro station to individual buildings from 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Shuttle pickups may be requested until 10:30 p.m. each weekday by calling 202-552-PARK (7275). More information on the campus shuttle may be found here

  • Capital Bikeshare

    Capital Bikeshare puts more than 3,000 bicycles at your fingertips. Capital Bikes are accessible at 500 stations and counting across Washington, D.C., including at the entrance to the Brookland-CUA Metro station. A newly installed Capital Bikeshare station is also located on campus near several of the residence halls along John McCormack Road. Students are eligible to register for discounted annual Capital Bikeshare memberships for $25. For instructions on how to register for this discounted membership, please click here. For all others interested in registering for a Capital Bikeshare membership, please click here.

  • Metrorail and Metrobus

    CUA is served by the H1, H2, H3, H4, G8, and 80 Metrobus routes. The closest Metrorail stop is Brookland/CUA on the red line. Check the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) website for schedules.

  • Reservable Vans

    CUA offers the use of reservable vans to authorized University drivers for official University trips and business. To request a van, please visit events.catholic.edu. Vans are available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information regarding van reservations, pricing, and instructions on submitting a request, please click here.

  • SGA Express

    The University's Student Government Association (SGA) provides shuttles for students from campus to nearby airports. We have added new Ford Transit vans to the reservable vehicle fleet for use by student organizations, including SGA. For more information on SGA Express, please click here.

  • SmartBenefits® for Catholic University Faculty and Staff

    The University participates in WMATAs SmartBenefits® program. Employees who participate in the SmartBenefits® program can elect to have up to $255 per month withheld for transit and $255 per month withheld for parking, pre-tax. For more information regarding this program, please click here.

  • TransitScreen

    In February 2019, Transportation and Parking Services installed a TransitScreen by the ground floor entrance to the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center. TransitScreen displays real-time transportation feeds from a variety of transit modes, including Metro, Metrobus, ridesharing (Uber), car sharing (Zipcar), and the campus shuttle. We look forward adding additional feeds to this list. Come take a look the next time you are in the Pryz!


  • ZipCar

    ZipCar is a convenient car sharing service available on campus. Faculty, staff, students, and alumni of Catholic University who create a ZipCar membership are waived the $25 dollar application fee when they join with the University. Registering with the University also reduces the cost of an annual membership fee to $15 (a $55 discount). To register with the University, please visit the ZipCar website.