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UCR receives Bicycle Friendly University designation

UC Riverside is now recognized as a Bronze-level Bicycle Friendly University by the League of American Bicyclists!

Rideshare Spotlight Rewards!

UCR employees that log their commute trips (including working remotely from home) have a chance of winning monthly prizes offered through IE Commuter.

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.

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.

Free Bike Safety Courses

UCR Bikes is offering free bike safety courses for all students and staff. Gain confidence in bicycling on your commute or traveling around town.

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

Using Automated License Plate Recognition (ALPR or LPR), parking enforcement officers will use advanced technology that scans the license plate of parked vehicles.

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

Refer to our COVID-19 operational page for more information regarding Transportation and Parking Services/Fleet Services.

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 Canyon...

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.

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.

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 completed in Spring 2021.

License Plate Recognition Project

Transportation Services is in the process of moving to Automated License Plate Recognition (ALPR or LPR).

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.

Transportation Services Activities and Permit Rates 2019-2020

View the Transportation Services Activities and Permit Rates for 2019-2020.

Free Parking at Hunter Park Metrolink Station

The Riverside Hunter Park/UCR Station is an official county-sponsored Park & Ride lot and offers complimentary parking (see map) for commuters.

Campus Roadway and Parking Lot Maintenance

As part of Transportation Services facility maintenance program, the department has secured a contract for asphalt maintenance on campus.

Parking Lot 50 Closure

Transportation Services is beginning a pavement project in Lot 50. The parking lot will be closing tomorrow, August 17, 2018, and will be closed until September 24, 2018.