University of Michigan Parking & Transportation Services

The PTS Department provides parking and transportation services to employees, students, departments and visitors at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor campuses. We operate and maintain more than 27,000 parking spaces, operate campus bus service 360 days a year with over 60 buses serving 14 routes, lease and maintain a fleet of approximately 1,000 vehicles of various types and uses, and run vanpools and other alternative transportation options available to the campus community.

What's New

New Transportation Facility on North Campus

Posted: 04/24/2015

On Thursday April 16th, the Regents approved the design for a new transportation facility on North Campus (estimated completion Fall 2017). The $38.5 million, 100,000-square-foot building will be located near Dean Road between Baxter and Hubbard roads, relocating from Kipke Drive on the Stephen M. Ross Athletic Campus.

The new operations and maintenance facility will accommodate current and future maintenance space needs, including the flexibility to handle larger articulated buses. It also will house heavy-equipment maintenance operations that are currently in a separate building. Read the Record article for more information.

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Free Electronics Recycling Event

Posted: 04/21/2015

Quickly and easily get rid of your electronic waste in an environmentally friendly manner. Bring your old, working or broken electronics, including computers, monitors, keyboards, mice, cables, televisions, VCR - you name it. Bring it all to be responsibly and securely recycled.

U-M State Street Commuter Parking lot 2694 S State St. Ann Arbor, MI 48104 Thursday, April 23rd from 9am - 5pm Friday, April 24th from 9am - 2pm

Pioneer High School parking lot. (601 W Stadium Blvd at Main St) Saturday, April 25th from 9am - 2pm

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Commuter Challenge Starts in May - Sign up!

Posted: 04/21/2015

Despite lower gas prices, more employees than ever are signing up to try an alternative commute during the 2015 Commuter Challenge, happening in May. With over 800 registrants to date, the Commuter Challenge is on track to break last year’s record for total participation.

The Commuter Challenge is a fun, free alternative commuting competition that happens during the month of May. The Challenge has been an Ann Arbor area institution since 2005. More information about the Challenge is available at During the Challenge, Ann Arbor area organizations compete to see who can get the most employees to try an alternative commute.

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2015 Spring Commencement

Posted: 04/21/2015

There are a number of campus parking lots at a walkable distance from the stadium. To avoid parking violations, please observe all posted notices and regulations.

All U-M parking lots and structures will be open to the public beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, May 1.

Additional parking is also available at Pioneer High School for a $10 fee, as assessed by the Ann Arbor Public Schools.

Detailed shuttle, parking (including accessible) and walking information for the 2015 Spring Commencement can be found at the Spring Commencement page.

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