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Transportation & Parking Services

Along with a new name, Transportation and Parking Services has launched new initiatives and made changes to current policies for the 2017-18 academic year, including how parking permits are allocated, and where and when you can park. Check out these FAQs to learn more.


Gap Permit Release

In response to student requests, a two-week parking permit will be made available for all resident students (including freshman) for the time between Thanksgiving and Winter break.

Available to purchase online for $70 starting Nov. 20, the permits will allow residents to park in the Village Drive structure (R3) from Nov. 27 through Dec. 8.

We understand that many residents will be travelling twice in two weeks and we want to make these trips more convenient. Freshman, who currently are not allowed to have cars on campus, will be able to bring their car for these two weeks.


2017 Bicycle Friendly University Award

California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo is now recognized as a Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly University (BFUSM) by the League of American Bicyclists!

Cal Poly joins a cutting-edge group of 182 colleges and universities across the United States that are transforming the American landscape by providing more bicycle-friendly campuses for the benefit of students, staff, faculty, and community members.

SLO Transit Evening Services

SLO Transit Update Regarding Expanded Services

SLO Transit will be expanding the scheduled routes that service the Cal Poly campus. The 3B and 4B routes will now offer extended evening services and the 3A and 3B routes will offer increased service frequency.


Changes to the Transportation & Parking Services Department

As the campus grows, so does the demand for parking and alternate transportation methods on campus. In an effort to better serve our community and taking into consideration the true function of the parking operations here at Cal Poly, Parking Services has been rebranded as Transportation and Parking Services.

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Parking and Commuter Services Launches New, User-Friendly Website

Cal Poly’s Parking and Commuter Services department has launched a new website to better inform the campus community. The former parking website has been completely re-designed with the user in mind – providing quick, easy access to information on services, policies and events.....

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Parkmobile allows Mustangs to pay for, extend parking time by phone on campus meters

In its efforts to bring the latest in parking technology to the Cal Poly community, Parking Services now offers pay-by-phone meter parking at all campus meter locations....

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