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Coronavirus Information and Updates

05/28/2020 - 9:00am

Effective until further notice, University Transit Service is operating a modified service level including only Redline Special. Learn more about the Redline Special.

2020 permit renewals have been impacted by coronavirus. Visit our permit renewal updates page to learn more.

COVID-19: Redline Special resumes service May 4, 2020

Map of the Redline Special bus route for modified UVA Health operations

COVID-19 Safety Update

To continue UVA's commitment to safety for all, UVA Health and University Transit Service (UTS) have developed a COVID-19 rider guide for bus passengers. View the rider guide here.


Effective May 4, 2020 until further notice

Permit holders who work at UVA Health on-Grounds:

As UVA Health increases its ability to care for the needs of surgical and ambulatory patients, we must vacate the close-in parking garages of team members who do not normally park close-in.  

Effective Monday, May 4, 2020, we are suspending close-in parking at the Medical Center for all Blue, Red, and EIG permit holders. You must return to commuter parking in the expanded Red Lot at Scott Stadium. You must wear a mask at all times while riding the bus or shuttle. Bring your mask with you. 

Note: Blueline serving John Paul Jones and Emmet Ivy Garage will not be operating.

Below are your parking and transportation options depending on your weekday (Monday–Friday) arrival time: 

Arrival Time Parking Location Transit to the Medical Center
Before 4:35 AM Scott Stadium
1815 Stadium Rd
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Health System Transit Shuttle (HSTS)
Note: no HSTS service will run after 4:35 AM
5:00 AM – 8:00 PM Scott Stadium
1815 Stadium Rd
Charlottesville, VA 22903
UTS Redline Special 
Service every 6–8 minutes at peak (before 10:00 AM and after 2:00 PM)
Service every 10 minutes off peak (10:00 AM to 2:00 PM)
After 8:00 PM, return trip via Health System Shuttle

If you arrive to work at 5 PM or after, you may park in the 11th Street Garage (levels D and above) or South Garage with your after-hours gate card.

Enforcement in all Medical Center garages and surface lots will be in place. 

Permit holders who do not work at UVA Health on-Grounds:

Parking permit and meter restrictions remain lifted in most areas located in Central, West, and North Grounds. Learn more about these temporary changes. Blueline and Central Grounds Shuttle operations remain suspended until further notice.

Blue, Red, and Emmet/Ivy Garage permits will continue to be honored in an expanded commuter parking area around Scott Stadium. Redline Special buses no longer service Scott Stadium parking areas.

If you any questions about the locations noted above, please contact parking@virginia.edu.

We appreciate your continued understanding and cooperation.