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Getting Around & Parking

University Circle is an easily navigable neighborhood! Park your car once and you can easily, walk, bike, or catch a FREE CircleLink shuttle to your destinations. Look for University Circle signs and maps, like those you see on the right, that will help you orient yourself and guide you to your destination. 

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Driving and Parking

University Circle is easily accessible by car from all directions. For driving directions to our University Circle Visitor Center use Google Maps to map your own route. Before you leave, check our Map for available parking locations and our Transportation Alerts Page.

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Taking Transit in the CIrcle

Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) operates eight (8) bus routes, plus the Euclid Avenue Health Line (bus rapid transit) and the Red Line (heavy rail) routes to and through the district.  View RTA’s University Circle system map here or use the Transit app for real-time bus and train info on the go. Purchase your ticket at a HealthLine or rapid station or use the RTA CLE app

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Taking Circle Link

CircleLink is a FREE public shuttle service for residents, employees and visitors in University Circle and Little Italy with routes every 20-30 minutes during service hours. 

Click here to view CircleLink schedule and route information.

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Biking in the Circle

Cleveland is a Bicycle Friendly Community and getting to and around University Circle by bicycle is getting easier every year.  Don't have your own bike? Use bike share at one of the ten conveniently located UHBikes stations in University Circle. Create an account here and consider the pay-as-you-go option to get started!

Before you ride, consult this helpful guide from Bike Cleveland and this network map of cycling routes in the area, provided by the Heights Bicycle Coalition.  Off-road bike routes that reach the district include the Lake-to-Lakes Trail and the Harrison Dillard Bikeway.  Bike lanes are available on Euclid Avenue and Edgehill Road, and more than 1,000 bicycle parking spaces are available in the district, many of which are provided in covered garages.

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