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Construction on Campus
Mesa Road construction from Los Carneros Road to Stadium Road. (See announcement on right.)

Ocean Road repairs from Mesa Road to the Bus Loop.

UCEN Road repair and 9 Parking expansion.

Solar panel installation on the top level of 22 Parking Structure (Associated Students supported).

Faculty Club renovation/Guest House addition project, 23 Parking.

San Joaquin Residence Hall construction, parking in 38 Parking.

Parking maintenance in 30 Parking, the Noble Hall loading area and the Santa Cruz short-term parking area.

Resurfacing is complete in 6 and 16 Parking, all spaces cleared for occupancy.

More information about parking and roadway enhancement projects can be found here.
Hwy. 101 Improvements
Carpool Lane Improvement Project, from Mobil Pier Undercrossing to Casitas Pass Road. Project info here.

South Coast 101 High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Project. HOV lanes are planned for Highway 101 from Carpinteria to Santa Barbara. Project info here.

Los Carneros Bridge Project. Los Carneros Road southbound on & off ramps are closed while the bridge crossing the Union Pacific Railroad is replaced. Project info here.
MTD Service Changes
Service changes planned to begin in August include re-routing Line 15x to travel only along El Colegio Road, rather than along the narrow side streets of Isla Vista. Line 15x provides service between SBCC and UCSB/Isla Vista.
View an MDC flyer with map here.

There will also be additional evening service on this route. Three new, long-awaited, articulated buses are expected to arrive in Fall and be put into service on Lines 12x, 15x and 24x. These 60-foot articulated buses have a 40% larger passenger capacity.
Transportation Services
Updating above-ground fuel tank to comply with the latest APCD air quality regulations.

Acquiring new vehicles to enhance rental service to the campus community: 5 sedans (2 Ford Expeditions, 1 Dodge Grand Caravan, 2 economy) and 2 12–passenger vans.

Bougainvillea at University Plaza Bougainvillea at University Plaza Bike Path Bike Path Campbell Hall Campbell Hall University Center (UCen) University Center (UCen) Athletic Fields Athletic Fields UCSB Lagoon with Storke Tower UCSB Lagoon with Storke Tower Henley Gate Henley Gate
Go to Halloween Webpage Go to Halloween Webpage HALLOWEEN 2014 All you need to know about driving and parking on campus from FRIDAY, October 31 to SUNDAY, November 2. For details, click the PUMPKIN. For Instant Halloween with parking map, click here.

BIKE SALES! BIKE GIVEAWAY! Wheels are rolling at UCSB, one of’s Top Ten bicycle-friendly campuses.

STUDENTS, GET READY FOR FALL QUARTER PARKING! If you have not already done so, purchase your Student (C) or Residential Student (RS) permit NOW. Click Buy your parking permit HERE to purchase the permit online. You can expect to receive an email confirmation and instructions for completing the order within two business days. The email will be sent to the address you provide when you create the order.

Main Campus residents, check the Interactive Map for help in deciding which RS permit to apply for. Early orders take precedence. Order now if you prefer one of the highly coveted RS2 or RS23 permits.

Santa Catalina residents, you can find information about applying for a parking permit here.

To have your questions answered by a Permit Sales representative, please send us send an email or call us at 805.893.4854.


VISITOR OVERNIGHT PARKING RESTRICTION Enforced weekends, midnight to 5 AM on all University property. Permits are not dispensed from paystations during restricted parking hours. Please read the announcement from Vice Chancellor Fisher here.

MESA ROAD CLOSURE. Mesa Road between Stadium Road and Los Carneros is closed to traffic through mid to late December, 2014. You are advised to detour to El Colegio if entering or leaving campus from the west side. Deliveries to Building 507 (Central Stores, Mail & Receiving) are permitted from the east (Mesa & Stadium Road).
The road closure is required by the Goleta Sanitation District for its Wetlands & Pipeline Improvement Project.

TPS OFFICE HOURS. Monday– Friday, 7:30AM to 5:00PM. Click Parking Services to find us on the UCSB campus map.

The preset destination takes you to the best parking for the VISITOR CENTER, Student Affairs, the Recreation Center & more … or use the trip planner to set your own destination.

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