Parking Updates Through May 28th

    • Lot 18 south, at the Student Union, will continue to be closed through the conclusion of a repair project. Alternate parking for visitors will be at the visitor meters by Lot 36 - South Campus Deck, on E. Exchange Street. 
    • Lot 70, near Quaker Station at Quaker Square, will experience very high traffic volume on Wednesday, May 20, from 1 through 7 p.m. for a special event. The event is expected to draw nearly 200 guests, which will principally require most of the parking in and around Quaker Square. Alternate parking will be available in the Grounds Services Lot 40 and the Administrative Services Building Lot 71 for event participants and commuters.
    • Lot 2, Lot 8, and Lot 13, near the Rhodes Arena, will experience significant traffic volume on Friday, May 22, from 9 a.m. through 1 p.m. for the Brunswick High School graduation rehearsal. The event is expected to draw nearly 400 guests, which affect most of the parking in and around the Rhodes Arena. Alternate commuter parking will be Lot 1 - East Campus Deck. 
    • Lot 6, Lot 9, and Vine St, near InfoCision Stadium, will experience increased traffic volume on both Wednesday, May 27, and Thursday, May 28, from 3:30 p.m. through the conclusion of the softball games that afternoon, or approximately 7 p.m. Alternate parking for commuters will be in Lot 1 - East Campus Deck or Lot 9, south of the InfoCision Stadium. 

    Roo Express Bus Tracking System

    The University of Akron’s Parking and Transportation Services Department has added a GPS system to the Roo Express shuttle buses that provides real-time location data. Students, faculty, staff and visitors can use a computer or mobile device to track the Roo Express Shuttle bus at any of the bus stops on and around campus!

    DoubleMap App features:

    · View buses in real time on the map and know when your bus will arrive.

    · View specific routes and associated stops.

    · Allows you to easily identify the buses with color coded bus routes and abbreviated route letters.

    · Announcements concerning shuttle delays, cancellation of service due to weather, re-routing or changes in route stops can be viewed easily.

    · Compatible with smartphones (FREE app), laptops and desktops.

    · Easily submit feedback on services or technical issues.


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