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About the Grocery Shuttle:

This program is a partnership between Basic Needs, Associated Students (A.S.) and Transportation to improve accessibility of food security resources in the San Diego area!

The grocery shuttle takes students to local grocery stores & shopping centers to serve as a resource to access culturally reflective nourishing food! View more information about the Grocery Shuttle here.

How Does it Work?

  • This program is free to all UC San Diego students, including both undergraduate & graduate students!
  • Main pick up spot is at Gilman Transit Center (corner of Library Walk and Gilman Dr.)
  • You can hop off and on at any stop!
  • Operates: On Weekends, every 30 minutes 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. during fall, winter and spring quarters, excluding university holidays. Sixty-minute frequency during the summer.
  • Shuttle tracking: Live map – Toggle Grocery Shuttle – Convoy on to view the route map; hover over vehicles and stops to see more information.


Grocery Shuttle Stops

View the route and approximate departure times at each stop at the link below.

View the Route

Grocery shuttle

Grocery Shuttle Survey

The grocery shuttle is a partnership between Basic Needs, Associated Students, and Triton Transit to Improve accessibility of food security resources in the San Diego area! This survey should only take up to five minutes and all submissions will be confidential. All information collected will only be used for assessment and advocacy purposes. Data will be utilized to advance Basic Needs initiatives at UC San Diego.

Survey Link

Contact Us:

 Have questions or comments about the Grocery Shuttle? Please contact


To find grocery stores near the shuttle stops, please use our Affordable Grocery Store Map, and check out the video below for more information about using the Grocery Shuttle.         


TransLoc App:

Download the TransLoc app for real-time shuttle locations and alerts.