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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.


  • Need to park for a few hours? Please use the Parkmobile app ( 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 (
  • 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 (
  • 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, 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:


  • 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.



    Vanpools are like carpools except that instead of using someone's personal vehicle, members of the vanpool share the cost of leasing a van. Vanpool participants can expect to save money on gas, wear and tear on their vehicles, and parking fees. In addition, participants can reclaim the time lost commuting for personal use and don't have the stress of driving. Combined with the natural environmental benefits, vanpooling is a win-win for everyone. 

    While part of our CavPool program, vanpools are managed by Commute with Enterprise. Full-time riders make a single monthly payment to Enterprise that covers the lease, fuel, insurance, maintenance, and roadside assistance. The monthly rate depends on the size of vehicle, travel distance, fuel cost, and number of participants. Vanpools require at least 5 participants and can accommodate as many as 15.

    If you have any questions, please email

    Find a Vanpool

    Richmond 1

    Seats occupied/total: 8/12
    Pickup: Gaskins Rd Park and Ride at 6:50am and Manakin Park and Ride at 7:00am
    Arrival and departure at UVA: 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM

    Richmond 2

    Seats occupied/total: 8/14
    Pickup: Gaskins Rd Park and Ride at 6:10am and Manakin Park and Ride at 6:20am
    Arrival and departure at UVA: 7:30 AM and 4:00 PM

    If you would like to learn more about joining a current vanpool or are interested in starting a new one, please email


    $500 monthly subsidy

    Each vanpool receives a $500/month subsidy from P&T that reduces the overall cost of the vanpool. Vanpools may also be eligible for additional subsidies from federal, state, and local governments. 

    Free CavPool parking permit

    Vanpools receive a complimentary CavPool parking permit that is valid in up to two approved areas of the participants' choice. Having two parking locations makes it convenient for driver rotation when participants work at different sites on Grounds.

    Occasional parking

    Vanpool members annually receive 20 free days of occasional parking intended for days when they must drive themselves. Occasional parking is limited-use parking in an approved lot of the participant's choice.

    Premium CavPool parking spaces

    We have designated spaces in several of our parking areas for carpools and vanpools. These spaces are often located near the exits of parking garages, entrances of buildings, and near bus stops. Your CavPool permit allows you to park in designated CavPool spaces. Don't see CavPool spaces in your parking area? Email and we will review it as a possibility.

    Note: A CavPool participant cannot park in a CavPool space when using an occasional parking permit.

    Guaranteed ride home

    All vanpoolers are eligible for a guaranteed ride home in case of emergencies through the regional RideShare program. Users must register in advance to receive vouchers for five free trips per calendar year.