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Transportation & Parking

Information for riders and drivers

Getting Around Campus

Service Updates and Announcements

Shuttle Service Updates:

  • Memorial Day Shuttle Service: Some routes will not be in service on Monday, May 29. Read more.
  • Chicago Ave Repaving: Chicago Ave between Grove St and Sheridan will be repaved May 25 through June 9. Read more.
  • Chicago/Davis stop moved: This stop has temporarily moved to before the intersection. Read more.
  • Chicago Ave Reconstruction: City of Evanston reconstruction of Chicago Ave project will affect shuttle routes through mid-June. Read more.
  • Chicago Train Shuttles affected by Huron St Closure: Huron St will be reduced to one lane and delays are anticipated. Read more.
  • Commencement Shuttle Service and Parking information: See the Commencement website for travel information. Read more.
  • Sherman/Emerson stop moved: This stop has temporarily moved to Sherman Ave and University Pl. Read more.
  • Important notice regarding Ryan Field shuttle stop and charter buses: As Northwestern University continues our efforts to strengthen relationships with the City of Evanston, Transportation Services is taking steps to curb both air and noise pollution thereby reducing the number of disturbances to our neighbors in the community surrounding Ryan Field. Read more.

Evanston Parking Announcements:

  • Summer Parking: Summer permits will go on sale June 1.  Permits are available for the monthly ($45.25) rate, and are valid from the date of purchase.  Current Wildcard or proof of summer program is required. Read more.
  • Lot closings: The Reservoir lot (# 104) will be closed on Monday, June 5 for a special event.  Parkers who normally utilize this lot may park in the North Garage.  LARC Drive and Crown Sports east lot (# 108) is currently closed for an extended period. Read more.
  • Parking lot gates and pay stations: Parking controls (gates, card readers and pay stations) in the North and South Parking Garages are now operating. Read more.
  • Parking permit kiosk: Daily (same day) parking permits are available for purchase at an automated kiosk (credit card sales only) on the north end of campus. (KIOSK IS TEMPORARILY OUT OF SERVICE). Read more.
  • Contractor parking: Construction contractors are prohibited from parking in the North Garage (# 105), South Garage (# 211) and South Beach two level structure (# 214, 215). Read more.
  • Resident Permit Parking in North Garage:  Resident student permits ("R", "R9") will have temporary access to the North Garage due to construction activities in lot # 104.  Lot # 104 remains open to Resident Student, Commuter Student, Faculty/Staff, and Visitor permit parking. Read more.

Chicago Parking Announcements:

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