drone image of campus with parking lot in foreground, then Iowa River, and then main campus and Pentacrest in background

Parking system improved with LPR technology

LPR increases parking efficiency, provides convenience for permit holders, and greatly reduces the amount of material waste.  

Sustainable Transportation

Make your commute more sustainable

University students, faculty, and staff between 2016 and 2020 saved more than 1.4 million gallons of fuel by choosing to not drive alone.

UI Hospitals & Clinics employees

Thank you, UI faculty and staff

Learn about the remarkable efforts of faculty and staff - including CAMBUS Operations Manager, Mia Brunelli.

  

News and features

CAMBUS service alert: 34 Research Park to detour on Thursday, Oct. 7

Due to a bridge inspection, westbound traffic on Holiday Road will be detoured on Thursday, Oct. 7.  During the detour, 34 Research Park will serve stops on 12th Avenue, Holiday Road, and along the Waterford extension on inbound trips (heading towards Newton Road) only. 
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CAMBUS service alert: Routes 51, 52, 53 to detour due to repairs at Finkbine Commuter Drive railroad beginning Oct. 4

Repair work at the railroad tracks on Finkbine Commuter Drive will begin Monday, Sept. 27. During this time, CAMBUS routes serving Parking Lot 65, Finkbine Commuter, will detour. 

CAMBUS temporary service reductions due to driver staff shortage beginning Aug. 30, 2021

UI CAMBUS will be temporarily reducing frequency on some routes beginning Monday, Aug. 30 in response to a driver staff shortage. Routes that will have reduced frequency: 31 Red Route and 32 Blue Route, 35A Interdorm-WCTC, 41 Hawk Lot-Hospital, 51 Hospital-Finkbine/Arena, and 52 Finkbine-Pentacrest.

CAMBUS announces fall 2021 academic service beginning Aug. 21

University of Iowa CAMBUS is announcing service details for the fall 2021 academic session, beginning Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021. During academic sessions, service is increased on some routes, including more late night and weekend services.
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CAMBUS Service Alert: Routes to detour due to Arts Festival, stops closed

CAMBUS routes will be detoured beginning Thursday, Aug. 12 at 12 p.m. for the Arts Festival in downtown Iowa City.  Routes will remain on detour through Friday, Aug. 13.

Routes affected include 31 Red Route, 33 South Campus Shuttle, 42 Hawkeye-Pentacrest, and 52 Finkbine-Pentacrest.  Stop closures include Clinton & Iowa, PBB, and Schaeffer Hall/Downtown Interchange.

CAMBUS Service Alert: Routes 51, 52 to detour at parking lots 65 and 75 due to construction

Beginning early August 2021, construction teams will be repairing concrete at Finkbine Commuter Drive and the Parking Lot 75, Arena drive aisle.  Due to this work, CAMBUS routes will be detouring.
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Bridget Joers recognized as CAMBUS Support Person of the Year 2021

University of Iowa’s CAMBUS recognizes Bridget Joers as the 2021 Support Person of the Year. Joers is the third recipient of the Support Person of the Year award. The Support Person of the Year award is part of a larger effort to regularly recognize the efforts of CAMBUS employees.
buses and cars at an intersection in Iowa City

CAMBUS introduces route numbers to route naming system

University of Iowa CAMBUS will begin using route numbers an additional identifier of its 14 routes beginning July 2021. Route numbers are being added to the route name following a recommendation from the Iowa City Area Transit Study (ICATS).
drone image of campus with parking lot in foreground, then Iowa River, and then main campus and Pentacrest in background

Parking and Transportation improves parking system with LPR technology

University of Iowa Parking and Transportation has implemented a license plate recognition (LPR) system that allows a vehicle license plate to also be used as the university parking permit. Beginning Aug. 1, most faculty, staff, and student permit holders will not need to display a physical permit in their vehicles. LPR increases parking efficiency, provides convenience for permit holders, and greatly reduces the amount of paper and plastic waste produced.