Content Tagged with: Transportation and Parking Services Department

Taking the scenic route

Riding a bicycle to work comes naturally to Boris Baer and his wife Barbara Baer-Imhoof, both researchers at UC Riverside’s Center for Integrative Bee Research, or CIBER. The couple are originally from Switzerland where they never owned a car. Later, when they moved to Copenhagen, Denmark, and then Perth, Australia, they commuted regularly by bike...

By Imran Ghori |

Campus expands electric vehicle charger access

UC Riverside has more than doubled the number of electrical vehicle charging spaces on campus with the recently opened Big Springs Parking Structure 2. The new structure has a total of 93 level 1 chargers available to faculty, staff, and graduate students. In addition, the campus has had 64 level 2 chargers at various lots available to all students...

By Imran Ghori |

Guide to campus parking

As students and employees 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...

By University Communications |

New parking structure opens

UC Riverside’s new four-level parking structure is now open. Located at the east end of campus, the 1,079-space facility will significantly increase available parking for students, employees, and visitors, and help meet the needs of the growing university, according to Transportation Services. “This facility provides the parking capacity we need to...

By Imran Ghori |

Preparing for parking on campus this fall

UC Riverside students, faculty, and staff members will see some changes in campus parking this fall. A new parking structure and a switch from hang-tag parking permits to digital license plate recognition are among the biggest differences. Here’s what to expect related to parking and other transportation issues this fall. Permit options...

By Imran Ghori |

New parking structure takes shape

UC Riverside’s new four-level parking structure at the east end of campus is nearing completion. The main elements of the project — its concrete levels and frame — are finished though other features still remain to be done, said John Franklin, a project manager with the Office of Planning, Design and Construction. He estimated it will be completed...

By Imran Ghori |

New parking structure to begin construction in winter quarter

Parking relief is coming soon to UC Riverside, but the campus will experience some growing pains first. 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...

By Imran Ghori |

‘Citations for Donations’ saves lives and parking tickets

A recent blood drive tallied 210 donations, resulting in $10,000 in forgiven parking citation fines.

By Sandra Baltazar Martinez |

Website allows commuters to plan ahead for campus parking

UCR commuters have a new resource to help navigate the campus as it sees increased construction and traffic activity. Transportation Services this fall launched a “My Commute” feature on its website that allows travelers to check for traffic conditions, road closures, parking, and construction activity. A tool expected to be particularly helpful to...

By Imran Ghori |

Parking permit fee increase will pay for 1,200-space parking structure

A $30 million multilevel parking structure that is expected to begin construction early next year will be funded by a parking rate increase that went into effect for 2019-20. The project is planned for the east side of Parking Lot 13 and will provide a net increase of 800 spaces. The project is expected to take a year to complete and open in early...

By Imran Ghori |

How to get around campus during a construction boom

New construction work is in full swing at UC Riverside, and with it come some growing pains. The campus community can continue to see some road, pathway, and other closures accompanying the work in the coming months. Five major projects are already underway with more, including the Student Success Center, kicking off soon in what is one of the...

By Imran Ghori |

Bus ridership increasing among campus community

During the last academic year, 43% of faculty, staff, and students rode the bus at least once.

By Sandra Baltazar Martinez |