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Commuter Programs Announces New Washington Van Pool January 13, 2017 University of Iowa's Parking and Transportation Department announces a new Washington van pool. The new Washington van pool will begin service January 17, 2017. The "Washington 4 Mini-Van" work hours are 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. The full-van rate is $88 per month.  There is currently a vacancy in this... Continue Reading
Published On: January 13, 2017
UI Doubles Number of Bike Repair Stations December 9, 2016 The University of Iowa now boasts seven bicycle repair stations on our campus, four of which are brand new. New locations include Burge Hall, Eckstein Medical Research Building, Hillcrest Hall, and Iowa Memorial Union. Why has the number of repair stations suddenly doubled? Collaboration and passionate students and staff. University of... Continue Reading
Published On: December 08, 2016
Portion of Iowa River Trail to be detoured through fall 2017 for work on Dubuque Street December 7, 2016 The City of Iowa city provided the following for immediate release on December 5, 2016: Iowa River Trail to close for work on Dubuque Street The Iowa River Trail is expected to close early this week and will remain closed until next fall for ongoing work on the Iowa City... Continue Reading
Published On: December 07, 2016
Winter Warrior Bike Challenge 2016 November 28, 2016 Biking to work or class during the winter months may seem like a tough proposition, but with a little planning it can be done. Join the Winter Warrior Challenge and bike to work or class as many times a week as you can from Nov. 28 to Dec. 16, as long as you feel safe and comfortable. The Winter Warrior Challenge is intended to encourage... Continue Reading
Published On: November 28, 2016
CAMBUS service adjustments due to Gateway Project November 17, 2016 During the 2016 fall semester University of Iowa Parking and Transportation has focused on monitoring CAMBUS routes traveling on Dubuque Street through the Gateway Project. Anticipating delays due to construction, a third Interdorm route was added and other adjustments were made. However, complications due to construction... Continue Reading
Published On: November 16, 2016
Parking Lot 11 construction impacts due to temporary boilers November 14, 2016 To ensure the university is able to meet the steam demands of our campus this winter, temporary boilers will be installed beginning Wednesday, November 16 in the northeast corner of Parking Lot 11. This equipment will provide reliable heating and steam service to the campus while two boilers at the main Power Plant... Continue Reading
Published On: November 14, 2016
Bike shelter construction begins near Hospital Parking Ramp 1 October 31, 2016 Two new bike shelters will be constructed south of Hospital Parking Ramp 1 beginning Monday, October 31 in a joint project between UI Hospitals and Clinics and UI Parking and Transportation. The bike shelters will provide better accommodations for persons accessing UI Hospital and Clinics via bicycle and protect... Continue Reading
Published On: October 31, 2016
UI RideShare System Connects University of Iowa Commuters October 20, 2016 Starting today students, faculty, and staff at the University of Iowa have a new, secure online system to connect commuters who want to consolidate trips using a carpool or van pool. UI RideShare is a sub-site of the Iowa Department of Transportation’s new Iowa Rideshare system. The technology... Continue Reading
Published On: October 20, 2016
Bicycle Repair Station located at Eckstein Medical Research Building (EMRB)
New Bicycle Repair Station at College of Medicine October 10, 2016 A new bicycle repair station is available at the College of Medicine. Repair stations make it easier for bicyclists to stay on the road by providing tools to perform basic fixes. Located on the south side of the Eckstein Medical Research Building near the bike racks, the College of Medicine location is the fourth repair station... Continue Reading
Published On: October 12, 2016
Dubuque Street Traffic Changes Announced for Hawkeye 2016 Home Football Games August 29, 2016 The City of Iowa City announced that Dubuque Street will temporarily convert to a one-way road after home Hawkeye Football games to accommodate heavy traffic leaving Iowa City.  Pre-game, traffic on Dubuque Street will remain as is under the current Gateway Project configuration, with one lane of... Continue Reading
Published On: August 29, 2016