Night Safety Transit
WELCOME TO THE SIU NIGHT SAFETY TRANSIT PAGENight Safety Transit service is provided by Saluki Express and the Student Center. It provides a safe means of transportation for SIU students both on and off campus.
You can request a ride by downloading the TransLoc Mobile app or call for a ride at 618/715-0770.
*Night Safety Transit does NOT provide rides to local businesses.
Night Safety Transit Hours
|Monday:||8pm - 11:45pm|
|Tuesday:||8pm - 11:45pm|
|Wednesday:||8pm - 11:45pm|
|Thurday:||8pm - 11:45pm|
|Friday:||8pm - 11:45pm|
We stop accepting calls 15 minutes before closing.
Rides are dispatched to locations based on the order they are received. You cannot call ahead for a ride and must be ready for pickup when the driver arrives. The driver will wait a maximum of 3 minutes. Two no-shows will result in being banned from the service for the semester.
After a call is received the average wait for a ride is 15 – 25 minutes depending upon weather conditions and the number of incoming calls.
The geographical boundaries (streets) for ridership are:
During University Breaks (Holidays, Fall Break, Thanksgiving Break, Winter Break & Spring Break) and Summer Semester, and inclement weather, Night Safety Transit is closed.
For further information, please call 618/453-5749, or call Night Safety Transit at 618/715-0770 during evening hours.
- To the North: Willow Street (by the Southern Illinoisan newspaper)
- To the South: The Reserves on US 51 South
- To the West: Tower Road
- To the East: Giant City Road
Average Wait Time
The average wait for a ride is 15-25 minutes depending upon weather conditions and the number of incoming calls.