Ohio University

Accessible Transit Service (CATCAB)

We are committed to diversity and inclusiveness with the goal of providing a welcoming environment for faculty/staff, students and guests requiring accessible transportation and parking accommodations. 



CATCAB is a free para-transit service to assist faculty/staff and students with mobility limitations.  This service addresses the topography and parking challenges on the campus of Ohio University by providing door-to-door transportation with fully accessible vehicles.


Service Hours & Locations

  • Monday-Friday: 7 AM - 3 AM
  • Saturday-Sunday: 9:30 PM - 3 AM

CATCAB services campus locations & up to 1 mile driving distance from the center of campus (Baker University Center).


3/17/2020: Service Update

CAT CAB services are still available during regular business hours Monday - Friday 7AM - 5:30PM. To schedule a ride please call 740-593-1917 or e-mail tps@ohio.edu 

Ride Requests

Riders interested in utilizing para-transit resources should complete the following steps for service registration:

  • Step 1--Provide Physician Referral or Student Accessibility Registration:  A referral or registration is required, but not both.  
    • Physician Referral: The CATCAB Physician Referral Form may be completed by the rider's physician and faxed to Transportation and Parking Services.  Referrals must be received prior to the first scheduled ride. 
    • Office of Student Accessibility Services Registration:  Faculty/staff and students who are registered with the Office of Student Accessibility Services or Office of  University Accessibility are not required to complete a physician referral form.  Visit the quick links located on the right sidebar for registration information. 
  • Step 2--Complete Service Schedule & Agreement:  The CATCAB Schedule & Agreement Form should be completed detailing ridership service needs and submitted electronically to Transportation & Parking Services.