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Northwest Missouri State University

Safe Ride (562-1245)

Safe Ride Home

Safe Ride is operating under normal conditions.

Sponsored by

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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 offer 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. Thursday 10 p.m. - 2 a.m.
Friday 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. Friday 10 p.m. - 3 a.m.
Saturday 10 p.m. - 3 a.m.

Safe Ride Late Night Taxi

Safe Ride Late Night Taxi is to get students home safely after hours. The Taxi is not intended 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. 

The Safe Ride program is sponsored by NorthwestCell.


Shuttle Route 1 Shuttle Route 2

Route 1: East Maryville

Route 2: West Maryville

  Location   Location
Lot 29 College Park Dr. & 16th St.
Lot 12 Lot 29
Dollar General (North) The Station, Lot 39
W. Jenkins St. and S. Main St. College Ave. And N. Munn Ave.
Mary Mart Shopping Center Mary Mart Shopping Center
Hibbett Sports/Maurice’s Hibbett Sports/Maurice’s
Wal-Mart Wal-Mart
Hy-Vee 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 with 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