Safeway Saturdays

The George Washington University is pleased to offer transportation options to the Safeway at 1855 Wisconsin Ave. for both Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon residents on Saturdays between noon and 4 pm during the academic year.

Foggy Bottom Safeway Shuttle

On Saturdays from noon to 4 pm during the academic year (August - May), Foggy Bottom students can hop on the Foggy Bottom Safeway Shuttle for a quick trip to the Safeway at 1855 Wisconsin Ave..  Shuttles will continuously run between Foggy Bottom Campus in front of the Funger Hall on G Street and Safeway according to the schedule below. The last shuttle pickup from Foggy Bottom is at 3:20 and from Safeway at 4:20.

DEPARTURE TIMES (Pauses for the Summer Beginning in June)
Funger (G & 22nd) Safeway
12 p.m. 12:20 p.m.
12:40 p.m. 1 p.m.
1:20 p.m. 1:40 p.m.
2 p.m. 2:20 p.m.
2:40 p.m. 3 p.m.
3:20 p.m. (last Funger pickup) 3:40 p.m.
4 p.m. (dropoff only) 4:20 p.m. (last Safeway pickup)
4:40 p.m. (dropoff only) --

Mount Vernon Lyft to Safeway

On Saturdays during the academic year (Aug - May), Mount Vernon students can take up to three trips a month on Saturdays between noon and 4 pm to a the Safeway grocery store at 1855 Wisconsin Ave. This program will pause for the summer beginning in June 2024 and will return for the 2024 Fall Semester.

Mount Vernon students will be sent an invitation from Lyft to participate in a program offering trips to Safeway and back up to three times per month on Saturdays between noon and 4 pm. The six Safeway grocery vouchers are worth up to $20 per ride and will be automatically loaded on the first day of each month during the academic year (Aug - May). The vouchers can only be used on Saturdays during the noted time and vouchers do not roll over from month to month. If you book a trip to Safeway outside of the scheduled hours you will be charged for a Lyft ride at current pricing.

More information about MVC Lyft Programs is available.