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RTA Service Changes Effective January 10, 2021

RTA will continue to operate on a reduced schedule due to the coronavirus pandemic and will make minor route and schedule changes to maintain performance and improve connections. Service changes take effect on January 10th. The January 2021 RideGuide is available to download for contact-free distribution. Printed hard copies will no longer be available. Free...

Honda Electric Vehicle Promotion for UC Employees!

Honda is offering an EV incentive rebate to all UC staff, faculty and student employees through March 31, 2021. The $500 discount is valid on 2020 and 2021 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrids. In addition, you might qualify for further discounts and incentives such as $7,500 in Federal Tax Credit, up to $1,000 through the California...

Help UCR Become a Bike Friendly University

In collaboration with the League of American Bicyclists’ (LAB), UC Riverside is working towards becoming an official Bicycle Friendly University. To better understand bicyclist’s experiences on campus, they are asking that students, staff, faculty, and alumni who are familiar with the current bicycle programs, facilities and amenities on campus fill out a survey. We ask...

Free Bike Safety Courses

#UCRBikes is offering free bike safety courses for all students and staff. Gain confidence bicycling on your commute or traveling around town. Course options include the Cycling Savvy Online Course available via Canvas on iLearn. Or, take part in the four-part webinar series on Truth and Techniques of Traffic Cycling which are one-hour weekly webinars...

Update Your Vehicle Information Now in Preparation for the New License Plate Recognition Program

Soon, your license plate will be your parking permit. Using Automated License Plate Recognition (ALPR or LPR), parking enforcement officers will use advanced technology that scans the license plate of parked vehicles. Once the plate is scanned and read by the software, the information is sent to a secured parking database and validated. This new...

RTA's New Contactless Fare System

Effective immediately, students and staff will no longer swipe their ID card to board the RTA bus. RTA has switched to a new, contactless fare system in which you use your mobile device to board. To get your free transit pass you will be required to log in to your UCR Transportation Services account and...

Transportation and Parking Services/Fleet Services COVID-19 Operational Information

March 17, 2020 For more information regarding Transportation and Parking Services/Fleet Services COVID-19 Operational Information and Frequently Asked Questions, please refer to our COVID-19 operational web page.

NOTICE: Local Electrical Infrastructure Improvements to Cause On-Street Parking/Lane Closures

Morley Construction has begun work to bring new high voltage electrical circuits to the University area from a local electrical substation. The work is being done under permits from the Riverside Public Utility. As part of this work, there will be impacts on parking and traffic in the surrounding community outline below. On-street parking on...

Lot 13 Partial Closure Begins January 29, 2020

Construction on a new parking structure (PS1) is expected to start at the end of January and anticipated to be completed by the start of the 2021 Spring Quarter. Portions of Lot 13 will closed for construction on January 29, 2020, beginning with the full closure of the eastern portion of Lot 13. Transportation Services...

New Parking Structure to Begin Construction in Winter Quarter

Construction will begin in late January or early February on a $30 million, 1,079-space parking structure that will provide four levels of parking for students, staff, faculty, and visitors. The project will include an additional parking area outside the structure, bringing the total to 1,287 spaces. The yearlong project is being built on the east...

Big Springs Parking Structure #2 (PS1)

A new parking structure will be built on the eastern portion of Parking Lot 13 with construction beginning in late January 2020 and completing in Spring 2021. This 1000+ space parking structure will provide more on-campus parking for faculty, staff, students and visitors. For more information, please visit our BSPS #2 (PS1) webpage.

License Plate Recognition Project

Transportation Services is in the process of moving to Automated License Plate Recognition (ALPR or LPR). Over the next 2 years, we will be working towards having your license plate be your "permit". At this time, you are still required to display a valid parking permit. Please see our License Plate Recognition Project webpage for...

Incoming Freshman Resident Parking Information

Due to limited parking availability on campus, freshman residents should plan on NOT bringing a vehicle to campus with them. Campus parking permits will only be issued to students who seek an exemption from Transportation Services based on a documented, compelling need for campus parking. Residents will be sent information regarding the exemption process when...