Parking Services and Transportation offer a variety of options for traveling around campus. Whether you bring a car and need a parking pass or prefer public transportation and need a ride around campus, these resources will suit every student’s needs.

Parking Services

If you park on campus between 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, you must have a valid UA parking permit. Students must park according to specific zones, which are assigned based on where you live on campus or your commuter status. Avoid a ticket by always displaying your permit and parking in the correct zone.

Location: The Transit Hub, 451 Campus Drive East

Phone Number: (205) 348-5471

Email: uaparking@ua.edu

Crimson Ride

Catch a ride on the Crimson Ride! It is a great way to get around campus. Be sure to download The PassinGo app on your smartphone so you can find real-time routes of the Crimson Ride.

Location: The Transit Hub and various bus stops around campus

Phone Number: (205) 348-7433

Email: crimsonride@ua.edu

348-RIDE

When the Crimson Ride buses are not in operation, call 348-RIDE to travel across campus or to nearby residential locations. For an even quicker response, contact 348-RIDE via the Ridecell app or the PassioGo to request a ride.

348 Express Route provides riders the availability of bus transportation during the late night hours including Thursday-Saturday, 9:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. and starting at 11:00 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

Location: The Transit Hub, 451 Campus Drive East

Phone Number: 205-348-7433

Email: crimsonride@ua.edu

Motorist Assistance Program (MAP)

Flat tire? Dead battery? Empty gas tank? The Motorist Assistance Program is happy to help you get back on the road. Just dial 205-348-0121.

Location: The Transit Hub, 451 Campus Drive East

Phone Number: (205) 348-5471

Email: uapark@bama.ua.edu

Bama Bikes

For only $15 per month, you can rent a bike from Outdoor Recreation. With new bike lanes and additional bike racks on campus, UA bike rentals have become very popular; so be sure to reserve your bike early. Also, make sure to buy a bike lock!

Location: 2nd floor of the University Recreation Center

Phone Number: (205) 348-7045

Email: outdoor.recreation@ua.edu