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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.

Creepin It Real Promotion - October 19th

Transportation Services and ScotSurplus are “Creepin it Real” with a joint promotion for all students. Shop at ScotSurplus during their next sale on Tuesday, Oct. 19th between 11am-4pm. Post a photo of a hauntingly good item on social media and tag @ucrservices and @ucrtaps with the hashtag #creepinitreal for a chance to win bike accessories...

Donations for Citations Blood Drive October 28-29

Transportation Services is bringing back its popular Donations for Citations Program and will be partnering with LifeStream Blood Bank to host a blood drive. The program provides an opportunity to donate blood as an alternative to paying a citation fee. For every pint donated, donors will receive full credit towards a parking violation up to...

Staff Guide to Campus Parking

As staff and students begin returning to campus this fall, UC Riverside’s Transportation and Parking Services is offering a guide to parking. The campus community will see some changes, such as a new parking structure and a switch from hang-tag parking permits to digital license plate recognition. The department is also offering permit options to...

Parking Essentials for Incoming Freshman

With fall quarter just around the corner it’s time to start thinking about transportation and parking options. We understand there is a lot of information to process, so we’ve consolidated everything you need to know as a new student on this page. There are different procedures for those living on campus and those commuting to...
Resident Parking Permits

2021/2022 Campus Apartments / Residence Hall Parking Permits

Campus Apartment (Bannockburn, Falkirk, Glen Mor, and University Plaza) parking permits (see map) and Residence Hall parking permits (see map) for the 2021/2022 school year will be available for purchase online beginning August 20, 2021. Incoming Freshman living on campus must submit an exemption request to be considered for a parking permit (the Freshman Exemption...
AT Program Changes

Upcoming Changes to the Alternative Transportation Program

As we move towards re-opening the campus, we recognized it was time to re-evaluate the Alternative Transportation Program so that we could support our community’s needs in this new era of Covid and subsequent hybrid work schedules. As of September 1, 2021, we will kick-off the newly branded “R’Commute” Program. The program is designed to...