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Important P&T Information and Updates

  • Please see our Service Schedule for important changes to transit and parking service levels during the change from winter service to service for the spring semester. Parking enforcement for all locations will remain in effect unless otherwise noted on the Service Schedule. 
  • Use our Operating Status page for updates during times of inclement weather.
  • Safe Ride services are currently provided by Yellow Cab of Charlottesville. Yellow Cab offers the ability to book in advance and track the vehicle. Call (434) 242-1122 to request a ride. Find more information about Safe Ride provided by Yellow Cab, HERE.
  • Important details on Safe Ride service:
    • Safe Ride services are available daily from 5:00 AM to 7:30 AM and 10:00 PM to 12:00 AM.
  • Parking meters and pay stations in all applicable parking locations have been removed or deactivated. Please use ParkMobile to pay for metered parking.
  • Parking permits, including student permits can be purchases via the Online Parking Portal 

Charter Bus Services

New UTS bus

In response to the coronavirus public health emergency, University Transit Service is not accepting new charter requests at this time.

Once we are able to accept charter requests again, the University Transit Service will offer Charter Services to accommodate the transportation needs of academic groups and affiliates of the University of Virginia. Reservations may be made up to 6 months in advance. 

To confirm a reservation a valid PTAO number and/or billing address is required. Reservation confirmations for non-affiliates require a deposit of 50% of the estimate balance in order to guarantee service. Please note that reservations are still binding in accordance with the Charter Policies regardless of whether a deposit is received. Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis. Charter service is not available during large events at the University, during and some holidays, and during inclement weather. Please consult charter rates and policies pages before requesting a charter bus. 

For questions, quotes, or to arrange a charter over the phone please contact our Charter Representative at (434) 924-7231 or utschart@virginia.edu