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Save Time & Plan Ahead

Tired of circling Lot 30 and not finding a space? When a lot is full, it will likely stay that way for a few hours. Know where the open parking spaces are at before you get to campus. Check the online lot counter available here. Real-time space availability for Gold lots 26, 30, 32, and...

Rideshare or Telework in October for a chance to win prizes!

UCR employees are encouraged to participate in the IE Commuter Rideshare Month Promotion this October. Register online and log your rideshare and/or telework activity on the IE Commuter Commute Calendar to be entered into their annual prize drawing. This year’s prizes include an Apple iPad mini, an Apple watch, a commuter bike, getaway weekend trips...
Bike Registration

Do Right by Your Bike!

Register your ride for FREE at our upcoming Bike Registration Events. Transportation Services issues California DMV bike licenses and registration stickers at no cost to enrolled students and employees. Your bicycle information is stored in our database and then accessible in the event your bike is lost, stolen, recovered, or impounded. Our staff will be...
Metrolink Story

Metrolink's Fall Campaign

Metrolink wants to encourage students, faculty and staff to take the train and leave their cars behind. Whether it’s for your regular commute to campus or a way to explore Southern California, taking the train will help save on gas and parking. Metrolink offers multiple types of tickets for all your travel needs. All tickets...
Bikes-At-Taps

Bikes@TAPS Program

Transportation Services has partnered with Pedals Bike Shop to sell bike packages that include a high-quality bike, helmet and U-Lock. To assist students with financing, students can purchase the bike package using their financial aid refund by charging it to their student business account. Credit card payments are also accepted. Bikes can be pre-ordered over...
10 Pack Permit Options

Red 10-Pack Permit Option Now Available

In order to provide more parking options for employees with varied work schedules, Transportation Services is now offering a Red 10-Pack Permit to their suite of parking options. 10-pack permits are available to faculty, staff, and grad students and can be purchased in person at the Parking Services building or by phone. The cost for...
Recycle Bicycle

Recycle Your Bicycle

Transportation Services and Campus Business Services are holding their first annual Recycle Your Bicycle event from May 30 – June 10, 2022. This effort promotes reuse and recycling, while encouraging mobility on campus. Usable bikes will be cleaned, refurbished and sold at low cost to the campus community through the ScotSurplus Warehouse. Non-salvageable bicycles will...

Bike Month - Bikes on Bus Demonstration

Riverside Transit Agency (RTA) offers riders greater flexibility and more options to get to your destination by combining two modes of transportation: the bicycle and the bus. If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to load your bike onto the bike rack, now is your chance! Join us out in Parking Lot 19 on Thursday...

Employees asked to report on how they get to work, even if you work from home

As a large employer, UCR is mandated to administer an annual commute survey to its employees as part of South Coast Air Quality Management District’s (SCAQMD) Rule 2202. All employees (including student employees) are obligated to complete the short questionnaire. The survey collects data on the number of people and vehicles coming to campus the...

Ride Metrolink on Earth Day for Free

Celebrate Earth Day with Metrolink by riding FREE on Friday, April 22. Take the train and make a positive impact on the environment by removing greenhouse gases and congestion from the roads. Also, new users who download the Metrolink App and register for an account before April 30, 2022 will receive a complimentary round-trip ticket...

Rideshare & Earn $5/Day

Commuters ridesharing in the Inland Empire have a new reason to discover their best commute. Through the IE Commuter program, the Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC) and San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA), are rewarding commuters with a new $5/Day rideshare incentive. Ridesharing can help commuters significantly reduce the high costs and stress of driving...

Parking Options for Faculty, Staff and Graduate Students

As the start of Spring Quarter gets nearer, you might be wondering which parking option is best for you? Each person will need to determine what’s best for them based off affordability, convenience and/or flexibility. Transportation Services will continue to offer the 10-pack permit option for those that don’t commute regularly to campus. The R’Commute...

Take a Ride On the Metrolink for FREE!

UCR students and staff interested in taking the Metrolink train can get two free round-trip Metrolink tickets by downloading the Metrolink Mobile App and registering with their school email. The tickets will be available in the app by the next business day and are valid for 90 days. This promotion is only for new accounts...

Undergrad Commuter Spring Quarter Parking Permits - On Sale February 18th

Spring quarter parking permits go on sale at midnight February 18, 2022. Undergraduate commuter parking permits are sold online only and can be purchased with a credit card or billed to your Student Business Account. Orange and Gold Plus permits are sold at a limited quantity so be sure to go online early if you...

Lot 21 Construction

The Department of Design and Construction and their contractor, Turner Construction, will begin mobilizing for the construction of the new Student Health and Counselling Center that will be built in Parking Lot 21. Transportation Services was notified this week that the project will need more space for laydown and material staging than was originally proposed...

Student Winter Quarter Parking Refunds for January, 2022

Due to the recent notice from the Chancellor regarding the postponement of in-person instruction, students that have already purchased a Winter Quarter parking permit can contact Transportation Services to cancel their permit. A refund will be provided up until the first day that campus is back to in-person instruction. Therefore, based on the most recent...
Parking Outside of Designated Lot

Parking Outside of Designated Lot

Did you know that employees who are approved to use their personal vehicle for university business may be able to park outside of their designated parking lot in certain situations? Open the link for further details and options.

Alternative Transportation Choices for Holiday Travel

Making travel plans for the holidays? Whether you’re without a car or just don’t like the thought driving in traffic, there are plenty of alternative transportation options for you to choose from as the holidays approach. Click the links below for more details on each service. If you are flying out of Ontario Airport the...

Undergrad Commuter Winter Quarter Parking Permits - On Sale November 15th

Undergraduate commuters will be able to purchase their winter quarter parking permits at midnight on November 15, 2021. Parking permits are sold online and can be purchased with a credit card or billed to your Student Business Account. Orange and Gold Plus permits are sold at a limited quantity. Vehicle information is required, so make...

Campus Expands Electric Vehicle Charger Access

Transportation Services has added 93 new Level 1 electric vehicle (EV) chargers in the Big Springs Parking Structure 2, more than doubling the number of EV charging spaces on campus. More details can be found here: https://insideucr.ucr.edu/stories/2021/10/08/campus-expands-electric-vehicle-charger-access.