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Important P&T Information and Updates

Please use our Operating Status page for today's service level and updates, and our Service Schedule for the future schedule of daily transit and parking service levels.

Parking

  • Need to park for a few hours? Please use the Parkmobile app (https://parkmobile.io/) for hourly parking in available locations. Parking meters and pay stations have been removed or deactivated.
  • Most UVA students and employees may purchase daily, multi-day, and annual permits via the Online Parking Portal (https://uva.t2hosted.com/Account/Portal).
  • Residential Students who are returning to Grounds for Fall 2021: most residential permits will be available online in mid-August. Summer 2021 students: click here to purchase your permit online now. Graduate Student Housing at Copeley I/II or Piedmong should contact P&T upon moving in for assistance with purchasing the appropriate permit.
  • Check your permit status and update your license plate information in the Online Parking Portal (https://uva.t2hosted.com/Account/Portal)
  • Except on University holidays, P&T customer service representatives are available Monday-Friday, 7:30AM-5PM. P&T customer service is provided via live chat on this web site, via phone at 434-924-7231, via email at parking@virginia.edu, and in-person by setting an appointment. The P&T office on Millmont is closed to the public. More information on how to contact us here: https://parking.virginia.edu/contact-information

Transportation

  • University Transit Service (UTS) at the University of Virginia's Department of Parking and Transportation is seeking reliable Transit Bus Drivers. Click HERE for more information!
  • Safe Ride - Provided by Yellow Cab is available from 10:00 PM to 7:30 AM, 7 days per week. Please see our Safe Ride page for more information.
  • Note that public health guidance continues to impact public transit operations. University Transit Service will publish 2021-2022 academic routes by early August.

 

    City and Regional Transit

    CAT bus on the Corner

    City and County Transportation

    Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT)

    The city of Charlottesville operates Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT), a bus system that provides links to major shopping areas, downtown, and neighborhoods. CAT’s most popular route, the free Trolley Route, links UVA to the downtown area. A UVA ID can be scanned in lieu of paying the fare on all CAT routes.

     

    CONNECT: Regional Connections by JAUNT

    CONNECT offers affordable and convenient public transit alternatives for commuters from Crozet, Route 29 North, Lovingston, and Buckingham, as well as between UVA facilities. CONNECT services include:

    • Crozet CONNECT – Workday public transit bringing riders from east and west Crozet to UVA and Downtown Charlottesville.
    • 29 North CONNECT – Workday public transit bringing riders from the Hollymead area to UVA and Downtown Charlottesville.
    • Buckingham CONNECT – Workday public transit bringing riders from central Buckingham along Rt. 20 to UVA, 29 North, Downtown Charlottesville, and Pantops.
    • Lovingston CONNECT – Workday public transit bringing riders from the Lovingston area along Rt. 29 to UVA, Downtown Charlottesville, and Belmont.
    • Park CONNECT – Workday public transit connecting riders between UVA Research Park and Central Grounds.

    UVA students, faculty, and staff ride free with presentation of a valid UVA ID.

     

    JAUNT

    JAUNT provides a variety of fixed-route and door-to-door commuter and ADA services to residents working in Charlottesville who live in the surrounding area. JAUNT serves the Charlottesville, Albemarle, Buckingham, Fluvanna, Louisa, and Nelson. Stops at UVA include Pinn Hall and Lee street. Call 434-296-3184 to reserve a ride.


    Intercity Transportation

    Amtrak

    Amtrak provides passenger train services Charlottesville’s Union Station, conveniently located less than one mile east of Central Grounds. Amtrak routes that directly serve Charlottesville include the Cardinal, the Crescent, and the Northeast Regional, each providing links to cities in the Northeast, South, and Midwest.

     

    Abbott Homeride

    Abbott Charters offers a weekend transit service linking UVA to Richmond and Hampton Roads called Abbott Homeride. The service picks up from the Student Activities Building by Scott Stadium on Fridays between 6:00 and 6:15 PM and returns to the same location on Sundays at 7:30 PM.

     

    Greyhound

    Greyhound provides affordable and comfortable bus service to cities in Virginia and the surrounding states.

     

    Megabus

    Megabus offers affordable and comfortable bus service from Charlottesville to Dulles International Airport, Union Station in Washington, DC, and New York City.

     

    Virginia Breeze

    The Virginia Breeze provides affordable and comfortable bus service to cities in Virginia and Washington DC, through the Megabus corporation, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. 


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