TDM: Transportation Demand Management

Looking to save money and energy on your commute? Check out the various transportation alternatives that are available in your area. This portion of the Department web site is committed to providing comprehensive information about alternatives to driving alone.

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University to Mark Bicycle to Work Day on Friday
- Matt Kelly, U.Va Today (5/14/2013)

Friday is Bicycle to Work Day and the University of Virginia is encouraging faculty and staff to commute on two wheels instead of four. To mark the occasion, the Department of Parking & Transportation is installing a fifth bicycle fix-it station outside the Elson Student Health Center on Brandon Avenue. The station was funded by Student Council “Green Initiatives Funding Tomorrow” funds obtained by the Green Grounds Group. Read More...


Sustainability Report Card: Transportation Receives A
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Three More DIY Bicycle Repair Stations Installed on U.Va Grounds
- Matt Kelly, U.Va Today (2/11/2013)

The Department of Parking and Transportation now has four Bike Fix-it stations on Grounds. The first was installed outside Clark Hall in 2011. Since then, three more have been erected on Grounds – the School of Architecture sponsored one for the Arts Grounds, installed late last semester, and U.Va. Dining sponsored stations at the Observatory Hill and Runk dining halls, which were installed in recent weeks. Read More...

Zimride is a fun and easy way to share the seats in your car or catch a ride. With Zimride, you can find U. Va. friends, classmates, and coworkers going the same way you are.

U.Va Parking & Transportation Recognized for Environmental Responsibility
- Matt Kelly, U.Va Today (4/20/2012)

The department received an Exemplary Environmental Enterprise, or "E3," designation from the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality earlier this month, and also was issued a silver medal by Gov. Robert F. McDonnell for its efforts at reducing the number of single-occupant vehicles at the University through transportation demand management, which provides more transportation alternatives in a more timely manner. Read More...


CAVPOOL:  U.Va Carpooling Incentives Program
CAVPOOL: U.Va Carpooling Incentives Program

U.Va to Peddle Bikes for Students, and Make It Safer to Ride Them
- Matt Kelly, U.Va Today (8/15/2011)

U.Va. is doing even more this year to encourage students, staff and faculty to get around on two wheels. U.Va.'s Department of Parking and Transportation has added shared lane markings for bicyclists on a heavily traveled section of Alderman Road and is opening the new academic year with an on-Grounds bicycle sale on Aug. 22. Read More...

Occasional Parking Program

Occasional Parking Programs

Those who normally bike or walk to their class or workplace, can now purchase 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.). The program is open to all U.Va faculty, staff, and students other than First Year students.



Sustainability Report Card: Transportation Receives A

Parking and Transportation Receives "A" Rating on the 2010 College Sustainability Report Card

The College Sustainability Report Card is designed to identify colleges and universities that are leading by example in their commitment to sustainability. The aim is to provide accessible information for schools to learn from one another's experiences, enabling them to establish more effective sustainability policies.

The University of Virginia was rated as a Campus Sustainability Leader, achieving an overall rating of B-. The Department of Parking and Transportation again received an "A" rating for the second consecutive year.

College Sustainability Report Card: University of Virginia


Sustainability at Parking and Transportation