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New Parking Survey

Complete our short new Parking Survey and you can enter a drawing to win a Campus Gift Card!  Your participation in this survey will help the Parking Department better serve the campus community.


Roo Expresss Routes Redesign

We are interested in your comments on our redesigned Roo Express Routes for the Fall 2015 Semester. This redesign does not include the Downtown, Weekend and other specialized routes. Send us your comments here. The comment section will be available until April 26, 2015.


Parking update through April 22nd

  • Lot 70, near Quaker Station at Quaker Square, will be partially reserved Thursday, April 16, at 8 a.m. through 2 p.m. for an Akron Roundtable event. Please observe the signs and cones placed in the reserved spaces. Alternate parking will be available in Lot 70 just north of the Mill Street Bridge.
  • Vine St, at InfoCision Stadium, will be closed on Thursday, April 16, at midnight for Zipfest setup. All vehicles must vacate the posted area or face towing at owners' expense. Alternate parking for commuters will be in Lot 9, south of the stadium.
  • Lot 18, at the Student Union, will be partially reserved on Friday, April 17, at 7 a.m. through 2 p.m. for a meeting. Alternate parking for visitors will be the remaining open meters in Lot 18 and the visitor meters by Lot 36 - South Campus Deck, on E. Exchange Street.
  • Lot 6 and Lot 36, near InfoCision Stadium and Lee Jackson Field, will experience increased traffic volume on Friday, April 17, from 2 p.m. through the conclusion of the baseball game that afternoon, or approximately 5 p.m. Alternate parking for commuters will be in Lot 1 - East Campus Deck or Lot 9, south of the InfoCision Stadium.
  • Lot 6 and Lot 36, near InfoCision Stadium and Lee Jackson Field, will experience increased traffic volume on both Saturday, April 18, and Sunday, April 19, from noon through the conclusion of the baseball game that afternoon, or approximately 5 p.m. Alternate parking for commuters will be in Lot 1 - East Campus Deck or Lot 9, south of the InfoCision Stadium.
  • Lot 10, at the Stile Athletic Field House, will be partially closed on Saturday, April 18, through the conclusion of the spring football game, or about 3 p.m. Parking will only be permitted to authorized vehicles. Alternate parking will be available in Lot 9, south of the stadium.
  • Lot 2, at Rhodes Arena, will be reserved Saturday, April 18, at 6 a.m. through the conclusion of a STEM career day event that evening, or approximately 4 p.m. Lot entry will only be permitted to authorized vehicles and those with a valid state accessibility placard. Alternate commuter parking will be Lot 1 - East Campus Deck.
  • Lot 1, Lot 8, Lot 10, and Lot 15, near at Rhodes Arena and Ocasek Natatorium, will experience very high traffic volume on Saturday, April 18, from 6 a.m. through 4 p.m. for a STEM career day event. The event is expected to draw nearly 3,000 guests, which will significantly increase demand in and around the Rhodes Arena. Alternate parking will be available in Lot 9, near the stadium, and Lot 36, on E. Exchange St.
  • Lot 6, at InfoCision Stadium, will be closed Monday, April 20, at midnight through the conclusion of the special event at the stadium the following day, or about 9 p.m. Lot entry will only be permitted to authorized vehicles. Alternate commuter parking will be available in Lot 9, south of the stadium.
  • Lot 12, at the Greek Orthodox Church, will be closed to UA parking Tuesday, April 21, for a church luncheon. Alternate parking for commuter vehicles will be available in Lot 14, on Buchtel Ave, and Lot 26 - North Campus Deck.
  • Lot 6, Lot 9, and Vine St, near InfoCision Stadium, will experience increased traffic volume on Wednesday, April 22, from 2 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.

 

For information regarding DoubleMap visit http://www.uakron.edu/parking/roo-express/doublemap.dot or email us at rooexpress@uakron.edu.

Please contact Parking and Transportation Services for additional information at parking@uakron.edu.



             	
		   
			         				         		
   		       
	     


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