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Thriving Without a Car

transportation options at UVA


Bike, Walk UVA

Most places within Charlottesville are accessible by biking or walking. View a list of resources, including bike shops, organizations and community groups here!

Occasional Parking Permits

Those who normally bike or walk to their class or workplace, can now purchase these Occasional Parking Permits to allow them to use their vehicle when they are unable to bike or walk (i.e. bad weather days, running late, etc.).To participate in the program and obtain your Occasional Parker Permits, please visit the Parking and Transportation Office located at 1101 Millmont Street, behind the Barracks Road Shopping Center.

Moped and Motorcycles 

Moped and Motorcycles are considered vehicles in the state of Virginia. All Mopeds and Motorcycles must be registered with the department of motor vehicles and drivers must purchase a permit from UVA Parking and Transportation to park on UVA Grounds. 


In 2014, UVA launched a bikeshare! Register for UBike to take quick trips around Central Grounds at one of UVA's 21 conveniently located hubs around Central Grounds. More details can be found here