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Northwest Missouri State University

Safe Ride (562-1245)

Safe Ride Home

Safe Ride is operating under normal conditions.

The Safe Ride Home program is a safe and timely transportation service within the city limits of Maryville, MO, offered by students, for students at Northwest Missouri State University.  Safe Ride Home provides a shuttle system so students can travel to various retail stores in Maryville throughout the week.  We also provide a taxi service for late night transportation when students are in situations they feel are unsafe.


Shuttle Hours: (for retail stops)

Late Night Taxi Hours: (no retail stops)

Monday 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. Wednesday 10 p.m. - 2 a.m.
Wednesday 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. Friday 10 p.m. - 4 a.m.
Friday 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday 10 p.m. - 4 a.m.

Safe Ride Late Night Taxi

Safe Ride Late Night Taxi is to get students home safely after hours. The Taxi is not inteded for shopping or retail use. To schedule a ride please contact us at 660.562.1245

When calling Safe Ride Late Night Taxi: Please provide the following information:

Safe Ride Shuttle   

Safe Ride Shuttle will drive two continuous routes (see below) throughout the campus and city communities with stops placed in the areas of highest usage for pick up and drop off requests. This will be similar to the way a city bus operates.  Shuttle drivers will not wait at the stops. 


Shuttle Route 1 Shuttle Route 2

Route 1: East Maryville

Route 2: West Maryville

Stop Location Stop Location
1 Lot 29 1 Lot 29
2 Lot 12 2 16th St. and College Park Dr.
3 Dollar General (North) 3 The Station, Lot 39
4 Parkway Terrace Apartments 4 College Ave. and Munn Ave.
5 W. Jenkins St. and S. Main St. 5 Mary Mart Shopping Center
6 Mary Mart Shopping Center 6 JcPenney
7 JcPenney 7 Wal-Mart
8 Wal-Mart 8 Hy-Vee
9 Hy-Vee
Ride System App

Northwest Safe Ride Shuttle App

  • Locate stops

  • Follow routes

  • Arrival time estimates

  • Receive announcements

  • Real time shuttle locations

  • Install the free Apple or Android App

  • Choose "Northwest Missouri State University"

Shuttle signSafe Ride's Etiquette & Culture

The Safe Ride program is a student run program of peers serving peers. Please be mindful of others and courteous while using the program. Be on time at your pick up destination so that we can keep wait times to a minimum. The shuttle will not be waiting for students at stops.  The students must wait for the shuttle at set times.  The times and stops are listed above.

We welcome your feedback about the Safe Ride Home program and would like to hear from you!

Please email comments to University Police at