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Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute Shuttle

Smart Way Express, operated by Valley Metro, connects the university's main campus in Blacksburg with the Roanoke campus, where Virginia Tech Carilion (VTC) School of Medicine and Fralin Biomedical Research Institute are located. Buses are equipped with WiFi.

The service is available on a first-come, first-served basis (at no cost) to anyone with a valid ID from Virginia Tech, Carilion Clinic, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Fralin Biomedical Research Institute, or Radford University Carilion. The general public is required to pay a four dollar fare.

Please visit their website for the latest updates to the Smart Way Express.


Valley Metro
1108 Campbell Ave. SE
Roanoke, VA 24013

+1 540 982 2222