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License plate recognition(LPR) is coming to VCU General News

Soon, we will transition our parking system to license plate recognition (LPR). LPR will completely revolutionize parking at VCU by removing the need for physical parking permits–your license plate will grant you access to your dedicated parking facility.   Our transition to LPR will occur in phases, with a full launch expected on August 1, 2023. In the months leading […]

Standard RamRide service unavailable on Jan. 16 (limited service option available) Transit Updates

In observance of VCU’s closing for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, standard RamRide service will be unavailable on Monday, January 16; however, a new, limited service route will be deployed from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Impacted subscribers should continue to relocate to the following alternate parking locations:        Alternate parking arrangements O Lot subscribers should park in D Deck. A […]

RamSafe/RamRide move to Ride Pingo on Dec. 19 General News

On December 19, the mobile app to place ride requests and track RamRide buses will transition to Ride Pingo. Students and employees interested in scheduling a ride through RamSafe should place their requests using the Ride Pingo mobile app, available for download for free in Google Play, Apple app stores and VCU Mobile. The former […]

Residential parking guideline will change on Jan. 1 General News

In recent months, we have received feedback regarding the parking guideline requiring students with residential parking permits to park on the upper two levels of their parking deck. Following an in-depth assessment of this policy internally, we brought it before our advisory committee for review earlier this month.  We are pleased to announce that on January 1, […]

RamRide service unavailable from Dec. 22 to Jan. 2 Transit Updates

In observance of VCU’s winter closing, RamRide service will be unavailable from Thursday, Dec. 22, to Monday, Jan. 2. Impacted subscribers should park in the following locations: Alternate parking arrangements:  O Lot subscribers should park in D Deck. A Lot (Oliver Hill) subscribers may park in Eighth St. Deck or continue to park in A Lot (RamRide will not be provided).   A Lot at Main St. Station subscribers may […]

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