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Public Transportation

RTA Service

RTA buses run from downtown Dayton to Wright State and from downtown to many other destinations. RTA passes and schedules are available at the Bookstore182 Student Union. The RTA's phone number is (937) 425-8300. 

The RTA bus that services the Wright State Dayton campus is #1.

Greene CATS

Open to the general public, Greene CATS Public Transit provides two types of demand responsive service:

  1. Scheduled Rides pick up and drop off riders at any location within Greene County with limited service to Montgomery County. Operating Monday-Sunday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm;
  2. Flex Routes have defined routes with scheduled time points that circulate and link Greene County communities of Beavercreek, Fairborn, Xenia, and Yellow Springs. Greater Dayton RTA transfer points are available at Wright State University’s Student Union. Operating Monday through Friday 5:30 a.m.–7:30 p.m. Deviations on Flex Routes up to 1/2 of a mile are available upon request a minimum two business days in advance and up to one month in advance.

For Scheduled Rides and Flex Route Deviations, call the Scheduling Office between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday-Friday, at least two business days before your trip date. Requests may be made up to one month in advance.

All buses feature bike racks mounted on the front of the bus for carrying bicycles and meet ADA accessibility guidelines. In addition, Greene CATS Public Transit connects to Greater Dayton RTA, Montgomery County’s public transit system. Transit service is provided by Greene County Transit Board.

For more information, call us at (937) 708-8322 or 1-877-227-2287 or visit us at 2380 Bellbrook Ave. Xenia, OH.

Wright State University Time Point for Greene CATS is only at the Student Union.

The Raider Ride Campus Transportation

Important Information for Park & Ride Permit Holders

Parking Services has been monitoring the use of lot 20. It was determined lots 4 & 4A have ample parking available to accommodate Park & Ride permit holders. As a result, beginning with the start of Spring Semester on January 14, 2019, all Park & ride permit holders should park in available white lined student spaces in lots 4 or 4A. In addition to providing Park & Ride permit holders with a better location, this will also allow the University to save some expense and fulfill a request made by Wright State Student Government to provide limited shuttle service to Student Housing through the winter months.

Please note that Park and Ride permit holder are limited to parking in lot 4 & 4A student commuter white lined spaces and their permits must be displayed at all times.

During Fall and Spring semesters, Monday through Friday, The Raider Ride provides transportation to and from Millett Hall and the McLin Gym at the Nutter Center. Service is not available during university observed holidays and breaks. No shuttle service is available during Summer semester. Schedules may be obtained on the shuttles, on this page, and at the FMS Customer Care Center. All transportation is wheelchair accessible.



Ride Sharing

Miami Valley Rideshare

A free ridesharing service is provided by the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission.

If you are interested in sharing a ride or have questions, visit the Miami Valley Rideshare website or call Rideshare at (937) 223-SAVE (7283) or 1-800-743-SAVE (7283).


Wright State’s partnership with Zipcar provides two vehicles for students, faculty, and staff at an affordable rate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Gasoline, insurance, a reserved parking spot and up to 180 miles of driving per day are included in Zipcar rates, and cars can be reserved for as little as an hour or for multiple days.

Wright State students, faculty and staff can join Zipcar at