SuperCross: Road Closures and Parking Impacts
On April 24 and May 1, 2021, the Utah Sports Commission and Feld Entertainment, Inc., will host the Monster Energy AMA Supercross finals at Rice-Eccles Stadium. During this two-week span, several road closures are required to ensure proper spacing between race team vehicles along the roadway and those in the Guardsman Way parking lot and surrounding university lots.
Traffic Lane Shift on North Medical Drive
The next phase of the North Medical Drive construction project is currently underway. During this phase, commuters will notice the traffic lanes on Mario Capecchi Drive heading up to University Hospital will shift south. This impact will allow work to take place on the north side of the road.
I-80 & I-215 Construction
Construction on I-80 between 1300 East and 2300 East and I-215 between 3300 South and 4500 South will begin as early as late May and continue through late 2022. Crews have started preliminary work onsite, but significant impacts and traffic changes will begin later this spring.
Now Hiring Parking Enforcement Officers
Commuter Services is seeking full and part-time employees to join the parking enforcement team. A parking enforcement officer is one of the highest-paid student positions on campus, earning $14 per hour. Full-time employees are eligible for health benefits, retirement and more.
Now Hiring Campus Shuttle Drivers
Commuter Services is seeking part-time drivers to join the university's Campus Shuttle department. Our ideal candidates must demonstrate excellent customer service while transporting students, faculty and staff members through fixed routes and schedules.
LYFT RIDESHARE PROGRAMS FOR UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENTS
The University of Utah officially partnered with Lyft to offer sustainable, flexible and cost-effective transportation alternatives for university departments. The Lyft Program provides transportation solutions for employees traveling during business trips, visitors traveling to campus, patient or healthcare employees traveling between health clinics, individuals visiting campus for special events and much more.
This partnership offers three rideshare options, all of which are intended to support university departments' transportation needs.
Win an E-Bike Sponsored by LIFEWTR
The Clear the Air Challenge ends this month, As a final push, Commuter Services partnered with Pepsi to host a Magnum E-Bike giveaway exclusively for the Clear the Air Challenge participants.
Follow these two steps for a chance to win a Magnum E-Bike sponsored by LIFEWTR:
- Click here to join the University of Utah's Clear the Air Challenge team
- Click here to log your trips through the TravelWise Tracker
Spring 2021 Commuter Guide
COVID-19 affected almost every aspect of the lives, including how we commute to campus. Though many students are enrolled in online courses, others are attending classes in-person and will need to commute to campus regularly. Returning students may notice some transportation services were modified in response to the pandemic. Commuter Services will continue to implement some transportation modifications which align with the university’s guidelines.
Check out these transportation services to commute to campus with ease.