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Transportation & Parking

Information for riders and drivers

Service Updates and Announcements

Shuttle Service Announcements:

Evanston Parking Announcements

  • City of Evanston Water Reservoir ProjectThe City of Evanston Lincoln Street Water Reservoir construction project is in progress.  Construction activity/traffic is expected on Lincoln Street and North Campus Drive. Members of the campus community are urged to use caution and allow extra time when driving or walking near the work site.  The project is expected to be completed in summer 2021.
  • Lot Closings: There are currently no lot closings.
  • Holiday, Winter Break, and Winter Recess Parking: Parking permits and garage fees are not required on the following upcoming University Holidays and Winter Recess dates: December 24 through 31; January 1.  Long term Winter Break parking is available in the Ryan Field west parking lot (north end) for vehicles with valid parking permits permits from December 13 until January 6.

  • Garage/Lot Capacity Update: The following events may affect capacity, traffic and congestion in the parking garages and lots.  Parkers should allow extra time and plan to use alternate lots if necessary: No events at this time.
  • Parking Reminders: Storage of vehicles in main campus lots and garages for periods longer than 48 consecutive hours is prohibited.  
  • Parking lot gates and pay stations: Parking controls (gates, card readers and pay stations) in the North and South Parking Garages are now operating.
  • North Garage: While the North Garage frequently reaches capacity, there are generally parking spaces available in the South Garage (# 211) and the Engelhart Hall lot (# 239) throughout the day.
  • Contractor parking: Construction contractors are prohibited from parking in all main campus lots, including the North Garage (# 105), South Garage (# 211) and South Beach two level structure (# 214, 215).
  • Resident permit parking in North Garage Resident student permits ("R", "R9") will continue to have access to the North Garage.