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Join us for a virtual LPR learning session!

As we approach the implementation of license plate recognition (LPR) in our parking facilities in the coming months, we invite you to join us for one of our upcoming LPR learning sessions. These virtual one-hour sessions are designed to teach attendees how to manage vehicle information online, share future changes, and address any pending questions in real-time. You […]

Mobile License Plate Recognition (LPR) testing underway

We are excited to announce the initiation of mobile License Plate Recognition (LPR) testing across campus. This technology employs LPR units on enforcement vehicles and automatically reads license plates to ensure vehicles are parked in their assigned location.  While primarily used in surface lots, mobile LPR may also be deployed in decks to enforce parking regulations and preserve spaces […]

Important update: Implementation of License Plate Recognition testing at VCU parking facilities

We are pleased to inform you that we have initiated License Plate Recognition (LPR) testing at several parking facilities across campus. As each deck successfully completes testing and transitions to full-time operation, we will notify you in advance of this change. Please note that during the testing phase, you may experience occasional, unannounced tests; however, our […]

MLK Holiday Parking and RamRide Service Changes

In observance of VCU’s closing for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, standard RamRide service will be unavailable on Monday, January 15; however, a limited service route will be deployed from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Impacted subscribers should relocate to the following alternate parking locations:        Alternate parking arrangements Your hangtag permit and/or VCU ID card will allow you access […]

Important parking updates and winter closing schedule

As the winter holiday approaches, we want to provide you with some important updates regarding our closing schedule and reciprocal parking hours. Winter closing schedule: During this period, if you have any parking-related needs, please contact us before the closure to ensure prompt assistance. RamRide Holiday Impacts:  For information about RamRide operations during VCU’s winter closing, please […]

RamRide operations during VCU’s winter closing

In observance of VCU’s winter closing, RamRide service will be unavailable on December 25 and January 1. A limited service route will be deployed from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. from December 26-29. Impacted subscribers should relocate to the following alternate parking locations from December 25-29 and January 1:        Alternate parking arrangements Your hangtag permit and/or VCU ID […]

Update on License Plate Recognition (LPR) implementation

We would like to provide you with an update regarding the launch of License Plate Recognition (LPR), previously targeted for January 8, 2024. Regrettably, we have encountered technical challenges that will prevent us from meeting the initial target date; however, we are pleased to inform you that significant progress has been made. All fixed LPR equipment, including cameras, […]

Update on License Plate Recognition (LPR) implementation

We would like to provide you with an update regarding the launch of License Plate Recognition (LPR), previously targeted for January 8, 2024. Regrettably, we have encountered technical challenges that will prevent us from meeting the initial target date; however, we are pleased to inform you that significant progress has been made. All fixed LPR equipment, including […]

Important safety notice: Prohibited practices regarding RamRide

Ensuring the safety and efficient transportation of all our RamRide passengers is our top priority. Recently, we have received concerns regarding passengers waiting in their vehicles until the bus arrives and then running in front of the moving bus to stop it. We want to emphasize that bus chasing will not be tolerated under any circumstance. […]

Thanksgiving Holiday Parking and RamRide Service Changes

In observance of VCU’s closing for the Thanksgiving break, standard RamRide service will be unavailable on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24; however, a limited service route will be deployed from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Impacted subscribers should relocate to the following alternate parking locations:        Alternate parking arrangements Your hangtag permit and/or VCU ID card will allow […]

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