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Take advantage of the resources on this page to find out where and how to Park Once and experience the neighborhood.

PARKING CHANGES

Due to the impact COVID-19 health precautions have had on small business - including many in Uptown, University Circle's busiest commercial district - the map below shows adjusted parking rates to reflect all lots that currently offer at least 30 minutes of free parking in Uptown. 

For a full list of parking locations in University Circle, check out the transportation resource map

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Parkmobile

Parkmobile is a mobile payment option that makes parking a breeze! Parkmobile is accepted at 15+ locations across University Circle. To get started, download the Parkmobile app (iOS  and Android) or register at parkmobile.com. To register, you'll need to provide your license plate number and payment information. You can register up to five license plates on one account. Once registered, use the app to enter the Zone Number listed on the signs by the pay station and/or by the stickers on the meters to start a session. 

Resources

Parkmobile

Parkmobile

Download Parkmobile to pay for parking with your phone in 15+ parking lots across University Circle. You'll get a notification 15 min before your meter expires so you never have to "feed the meter" again!

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Park Once

University Circle is a Park Once destination, with convenient parking facilities located throughout the district. Downloadable parking maps are available for the Uptown, Wade Oval and Little Italy districts. In addition to most of the neighborhood being within a 10 to 15-minute walk, take advantage of the following options to easily move between venues.

CircleLink Shuttles

CircleLink Shuttles

If you live, work, or visit University Circle, you can take CircleLink to your next destination! CircleLink is a FREE circulator service that operates throughout the neighborhood.

RTA

RTA

The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority is the public transit agency for Cleveland, Ohio, and the surrounding suburbs of Cuyahoga County.


Employee Parking

Permit parking is available throughout the district in a variety of lots and garages. Some employers offer special accommodations for carpool, vanpool, clean fuel vehicles, or other alternative mode commuters. Check out our map  to view locations or contact us for more information on options available to you.


Visitor Parking

Convenient visitor parking options are available throughout University Circle with hours and rates that vary by venue. Check out our map  to view locations. Short-term on-street parking is available in the primary commercial districts (Uptown and Little Italy), while longer-term parking is available in nearby off-street lots and garages. Park Once garages are optimally situated for access to the district’s primary visitor destinations and feature hours and rates geared towards visitors who plan to visit multiple venues on a single trip. Plan your visit using the interactive map and see below for more information on Park Once options.

Ford Road Garage – Serving Uptown and the Hessler/Bellflower Historic District
Museum of Natural History Garage – Serving the Wade Oval Cultural Distict
Veale Center Garage – Serving CWRU South Campus and University Hospitals


Valet Service

Several University Circle destinations offer valet parking daily or for featured events. Check with your destination to see what options are available. 

Skip the snowbrush when you take public transit! Choose to ride public transportation and save time you would need to clean off your ca...

Skip the snowbrush when you take public transit! Choose to ride public transportation and save time you would need to clean off your car and shovel your driveway. Find a route here: https://ugointhecircle.com/plan-your-trip

Skip the snowbrush when you take public transit! Choose to ride public transportation and save time you would need to clean off your car and shovel your driveway. Find a route here: https://ugointhecircle.com/plan-your-trip

Monday, December 28 2020 | 4:07pm

Our BlueLink Shuttle connects you to all your winter needs! Take in the snow on Wade Oval, then head over to popular holiday shopping s...

Our BlueLink Shuttle connects you to all your winter needs! Take in the snow on Wade Oval, then head over to popular holiday shopping spots in Little Italy and Coventry. • • • • • #shopping #transit #circlelink #bluelink #cle #cletransit #transportation #universitycircle #bussing #littlei...

Our BlueLink Shuttle connects you to all your winter needs! Take in the snow on Wade Oval, then head over to popular holiday shopping spots in Little Italy and Coventry. • • • • • #shopping #transit #circlelink #bluelink #cle #cletransit #transportation #universitycircle #bussing #littleitaly #coventry

Friday, December 18 2020 | 12:00pm

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! @ridertacleveland has decorated two RedLine rail cars and one car on the Blue and Green lin...

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! @ridertacleveland has decorated two RedLine rail cars and one car on the Blue and Green lines with lights and decorations. Take a picture on the train, tag us, and we will send you a uGO transit pass and water bottle. • • • • • #transit #travel #...

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! @ridertacleveland has decorated two RedLine rail cars and one car on the Blue and Green lines with lights and decorations. Take a picture on the train, tag us, and we will send you a uGO transit pass and water bottle. • • • • • #transit #travel #holidays #cleveland #RTA #publictransit #rapid #railcar #seasonal #giveaway #thisiscle #CLE #winter #transportation #uGO #universitycircle

Monday, December 7 2020 | 3:17pm

Do you work in University Circle? We want to hear about your transportation experience. Take our 2020 transportation survey and be ente...

Do you work in University Circle? We want to hear about your transportation experience. Take our 2020 transportation survey and be entered to win one a gift card. #LinkInBio

Do you work in University Circle? We want to hear about your transportation experience. Take our 2020 transportation survey and be entered to win one a gift card. #LinkInBio

Thursday, November 12 2020 | 2:11pm

Did you know exercise in almost any form can combat stress? Relieve some election season stress by walking or biking in the Circle. •...

Did you know exercise in almost any form can combat stress? Relieve some election season stress by walking or biking in the Circle. • • • • • #biking #election #uGOinthecircle #UniversityCircle #Cleveland #Transportation #Walking #maps #stressrelief #exercise

Did you know exercise in almost any form can combat stress? Relieve some election season stress by walking or biking in the Circle. • • • • • #biking #election #uGOinthecircle #UniversityCircle #Cleveland #Transportation #Walking #maps #stressrelief #exercise

Friday, November 6 2020 | 3:16pm

How are you getting to the polls tomorrow? All day on Election Day: • Spin is offering $10 off your ride with the promo code SPINTOV...

How are you getting to the polls tomorrow? All day on Election Day: • Spin is offering $10 off your ride with the promo code SPINTOVOTE • Bird is offering a free ride for up to 30 minutes with the promo code VOTE2020 • Lime is offering two free rides up to 30 minutes each with the promo cod...

How are you getting to the polls tomorrow? All day on Election Day: • Spin is offering $10 off your ride with the promo code SPINTOVOTE • Bird is offering a free ride for up to 30 minutes with the promo code VOTE2020 • Lime is offering two free rides up to 30 minutes each with the promo code LIMETOPOLLS2020 • Lyft is offering 50% off (up to $10) one ride with the promo code 2020VOTE • Uber is offering 50% off round trip rides to the polls (up to $7 each). The discount is automatically applied when you use the in-app “poll finder” feature. • RTA bus, rail and paratransit rides are FREE. TY @clevefoundation! #GOTV #election2020 #electionday #VOTE #vote2020 #transportation #rolltothepolls #freedom

Monday, November 2 2020 | 12:40pm

Tuesday, October 13 2020 | 2:23pm

Tuesday, September 15 2020 | 3:24pm

Enjoy the last few days of Summer by exploring University Circle. We have created walking and biking maps to help you enjoy every momen...

Enjoy the last few days of Summer by exploring University Circle. We have created walking and biking maps to help you enjoy every moment! View the walking maps here: https://www.ugointhecircle.com/transportation-options/walking

Enjoy the last few days of Summer by exploring University Circle. We have created walking and biking maps to help you enjoy every moment! View the walking maps here: https://www.ugointhecircle.com/transportation-options/walking

Saturday, September 12 2020 | 11:01am

Monday, August 31 2020 | 12:13pm

Our Lake to Lakes Trail begins at Horseshoe Lake and takes you on a scenic path past the lower Shaker Lakes. • • • • • #bikin...

Our Lake to Lakes Trail begins at Horseshoe Lake and takes you on a scenic path past the lower Shaker Lakes. • • • • • #biking #cleveland #transportation #nature #lake #laketolakes #shakerlakes #lakeerie #neohio #universitycircle #cle

Our Lake to Lakes Trail begins at Horseshoe Lake and takes you on a scenic path past the lower Shaker Lakes. • • • • • #biking #cleveland #transportation #nature #lake #laketolakes #shakerlakes #lakeerie #neohio #universitycircle #cle

Saturday, August 22 2020 | 10:30am

Join us for our virtual speaker series Mobility in the Modern Era! We’re talking about Pittsburgh’s innovative approach to the futu...

Join us for our virtual speaker series Mobility in the Modern Era! We’re talking about Pittsburgh’s innovative approach to the future of transportation #LinkInBio • • • • • #cleveland #pittsburgh #cityofpittsburgh #universitycircle #innovation #zoom #speakerseries #transportation #sco...

Join us for our virtual speaker series Mobility in the Modern Era! We’re talking about Pittsburgh’s innovative approach to the future of transportation #LinkInBio • • • • • #cleveland #pittsburgh #cityofpittsburgh #universitycircle #innovation #zoom #speakerseries #transportation #scooters #biking #cle

Thursday, August 20 2020 | 9:30am

University Circle’s Harrison Dillard Trail provides a scenic route from University Circle to Lake Erie. • • • • • #univers...

University Circle’s Harrison Dillard Trail provides a scenic route from University Circle to Lake Erie. • • • • • #universitycircle #cleveland #biking #transit #rta #exercise #transportation #biketrail #harrisondillardtrail #scenic #nature #exploring #outdoors

University Circle’s Harrison Dillard Trail provides a scenic route from University Circle to Lake Erie. • • • • • #universitycircle #cleveland #biking #transit #rta #exercise #transportation #biketrail #harrisondillardtrail #scenic #nature #exploring #outdoors

Saturday, August 1 2020 | 12:02pm

Explore University Circle on two wheels and park your bike with out new bike rack outside of @clevelandmuseumofart • • Thanks for ...

Explore University Circle on two wheels and park your bike with out new bike rack outside of @clevelandmuseumofart • • Thanks for the installation @rustbeltcleveland • • • #ugobybike #bikeparking #bikeracks #customracks #urbanmobility #transportation #universitycircle #cleveland #cle

Explore University Circle on two wheels and park your bike with out new bike rack outside of @clevelandmuseumofart • • Thanks for the installation @rustbeltcleveland • • • #ugobybike #bikeparking #bikeracks #customracks #urbanmobility #transportation #universitycircle #cleveland #cle

Thursday, July 30 2020 | 1:08pm

We wanted to hear from our community! Earlier this year we asked those in University Circle to tell us about their experience with scoo...

We wanted to hear from our community! Earlier this year we asked those in University Circle to tell us about their experience with scooters, and 56% of our respondents work in the Circle! • • • • • #universitycircle #cleveland #work #commute #transit #transportation #sharedmobility #scoot...

We wanted to hear from our community! Earlier this year we asked those in University Circle to tell us about their experience with scooters, and 56% of our respondents work in the Circle! • • • • • #universitycircle #cleveland #work #commute #transit #transportation #sharedmobility #scooters #survey

Wednesday, July 22 2020 | 10:35am

Have you tried a HOPR bike yet? The new #dockless HOPR replaced the former UHBikes public bike share program. It costs $1 to unlock a b...

Have you tried a HOPR bike yet? The new #dockless HOPR replaced the former UHBikes public bike share program. It costs $1 to unlock a bike, and $0.15 per minute to ride. Download the HOPR app to get started! • • • • • #Transportation #Transit #cleveland #cle #universitycircle #HOPR #Bikin...

Have you tried a HOPR bike yet? The new #dockless HOPR replaced the former UHBikes public bike share program. It costs $1 to unlock a bike, and $0.15 per minute to ride. Download the HOPR app to get started! • • • • • #Transportation #Transit #cleveland #cle #universitycircle #HOPR #Biking #RTA #HOPRBike #BikeShare

Tuesday, July 21 2020 | 12:03pm

Check out the new “Walk Your Wheels” sidewalk decals in the Uptown business district. According to Cleveland City Code it’s ill...

Check out the new “Walk Your Wheels” sidewalk decals in the Uptown business district. According to Cleveland City Code it’s illegal to ride bikes or scooters on the sidewalks in business districts. These sidewalk decals are a friendly reminder to dismount as you come up on the sidewalk. •...

Check out the new “Walk Your Wheels” sidewalk decals in the Uptown business district. According to Cleveland City Code it’s illegal to ride bikes or scooters on the sidewalks in business districts. These sidewalk decals are a friendly reminder to dismount as you come up on the sidewalk. • • • • • #urbanbiking #sharedmobility #bikefriendly #safestreets #sustainabletransportation #universitycircle @uptowncle @uptowninthecircle @universitycircle @mocacleveland @cleinstituteart @euclid3cle @clevelandhillel

Thursday, July 16 2020 | 8:59am

Using our maps is as easy as riding a bike! Use uGO for your next biking adventure. • • • • • #uGOinthecircle #universitycirc...

Using our maps is as easy as riding a bike! Use uGO for your next biking adventure. • • • • • #uGOinthecircle #universitycircle #transportation #biking #sustainabletransportation #transit #cleveland #cle #neohio #exercise #trails #bikelanes #downtowncle

Using our maps is as easy as riding a bike! Use uGO for your next biking adventure. • • • • • #uGOinthecircle #universitycircle #transportation #biking #sustainabletransportation #transit #cleveland #cle #neohio #exercise #trails #bikelanes #downtowncle

Thursday, July 9 2020 | 11:50am

We asked, and you responded! We are committed to creating an accessible transportation system in University Circle with equity accommod...

We asked, and you responded! We are committed to creating an accessible transportation system in University Circle with equity accommodations.

We asked, and you responded! We are committed to creating an accessible transportation system in University Circle with equity accommodations.

Tuesday, July 7 2020 | 2:02pm

@universitycircle is home to many educational institutions who we are proud to call neighbors. Hats off to our 2020 graduates! We can't...

@universitycircle is home to many educational institutions who we are proud to call neighbors. Hats off to our 2020 graduates! We can't wait to see where uGO! • • • • • @crwu, @benedictinehs, @breakthrough.cle, @cleinstituteart, @cimedu, @cleveland_montessori, @cleschoolofthearts, @clevela...

@universitycircle is home to many educational institutions who we are proud to call neighbors. Hats off to our 2020 graduates! We can't wait to see where uGO! • • • • • @crwu, @benedictinehs, @breakthrough.cle, @cleinstituteart, @cimedu, @cleveland_montessori, @cleschoolofthearts, @clevelandmetroschools #classof2020 #grad #graduation #2020graduate #InTheCircle #UniversityCircle #UniversityCircleCleveland

Tuesday, June 30 2020 | 12:15pm

Required, not recommended. Please wear a mask when riding CircleLink to help keep all passengers and drivers safe. #ugointhecircle

Required, not recommended. Please wear a mask when riding CircleLink to help keep all passengers and drivers safe. #ugointhecircle

Required, not recommended. Please wear a mask when riding CircleLink to help keep all passengers and drivers safe. #ugointhecircle

Sunday, June 28 2020 | 3:52pm

Ohio law requires Ohio drivers give cyclists at least three feet of clearance while passing. Stay safe and share the road, friends! #Li...

Ohio law requires Ohio drivers give cyclists at least three feet of clearance while passing. Stay safe and share the road, friends! #LinkInBio

Ohio law requires Ohio drivers give cyclists at least three feet of clearance while passing. Stay safe and share the road, friends! #LinkInBio

Friday, June 26 2020 | 3:35pm

Thursday, June 25 2020 | 9:34am

Congratulations to our May Bike Challenge winners including Wael J. from University Circle! In total @universitycircle participants log...

Congratulations to our May Bike Challenge winners including Wael J. from University Circle! In total @universitycircle participants logged 76 bike trips, biked 563 miles, burned 28,164 calories and saved 457lbs of CO2 emissions! Thanks to all who participated! • • • • • • #MayBikeChallen...

Congratulations to our May Bike Challenge winners including Wael J. from University Circle! In total @universitycircle participants logged 76 bike trips, biked 563 miles, burned 28,164 calories and saved 457lbs of CO2 emissions! Thanks to all who participated! • • • • • • #MayBikeChallenge #InTheCircle #UniversityCircle #UniversityCircleCleveland #uGObybike #cycle #cyclinglife #instacycling #cyclist #bikecleveland #clevelandbikes #ClevelandNeighborhoodProgress #BikeMonth #NationalBikeMonth

Wednesday, June 24 2020 | 2:01pm

Great virtual community conversation today about how COVID-19 has impacted transportation choices and habits. Great facilitation by our...

Great virtual community conversation today about how COVID-19 has impacted transportation choices and habits. Great facilitation by our partner Maximum Accessible Housing of Ohio in @universitycircle, @bike_cle, and Clevelanders for Public Transit. There’s another chance to join for a conversatio...

Great virtual community conversation today about how COVID-19 has impacted transportation choices and habits. Great facilitation by our partner Maximum Accessible Housing of Ohio in @universitycircle, @bike_cle, and Clevelanders for Public Transit. There’s another chance to join for a conversation this Thursday! Be sure to register, and you’ll be emailed the Zoom link in advance. #LinkInBio —> events

Tuesday, June 23 2020 | 1:53pm

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