Sep. 16, 2020—WeGo Public Transit is increasing the number of trips on certain routes during peak times to help alleviate crowding onboard buses and to promote physical distancing. The fall service changes also include a return to front door boarding practices and the resumption of fare collection.
Sep. 11, 2020—More than 1,700 members of the Vanderbilt community expressed interest in a new daily parking program that is being piloted in response to feedback about the desire for more commute options, including sustainable options, and flexibility when parking.
Aug. 24, 2020—VandyRide will begin operating limited service with two shuttles, one on the Gold Route and one on the Black Route, today, Aug. 24. There will be longer wait times due to capacity restrictions related to COVID-19. Increased service and more on-demand options will be introduced later this semester.
Aug. 16, 2020—In response to feedback from the campus community about the desire for more commute options and flexibility when parking, the university is piloting a new daily parking option for up to 1,400 faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate and professional students. Those who are selected for the program will have access to the Terrace Place, Wesley Place and Sony garages and will pay to park only on the days they drive to campus. The daily parking rate for this program will be $3.
Graduate and professional students: New daily parking option offered; annual permit registration now available
Aug. 16, 2020—In response to feedback from the campus community about the desire for more commute options and flexibility when parking, the university is piloting a new daily parking option for up to 1,400 faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate and professional students. Those selected for the program will have access to the Terrace Place, Wesley Place and Sony garages and will pay to park only on the days they drive to campus. The daily parking rate for this program will be $3.
Aug. 16, 2020—VUPS Parking Services opened registration for vehicle permits on Monday, Aug. 10. Students needing a permit may log in online with their VUnetID and password to register their vehicle for the 2020-2021 academic year. Additionally, locations where undergraduate students can park for the 2020-2021 academic year have been modified to provide more flexibility.
MoveVU travels on with $8.4 million from Tennessee Department of Transportation and Vanderbilt University
Aug. 4, 2020—Based on the success of the MoveVU sustainable transportation program launched in 2018, Vanderbilt University has received an additional $8.4 million, funded equally by the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program and the university, to scale up its activities.
Jul. 22, 2020—The third event in Walk Bike Nashville’s Vision Zero Speaker Series will focus on how various U.S. cities use data to shape their Vision Zero planning and implementation. The webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, July 28, from 9 to 10 a.m.
Jul. 6, 2020—All full-time and part-time Vanderbilt University faculty, staff and students can now ride WeGo Local buses, WeGo Regional buses and the WeGo Star train for free using their Vanderbilt ID cards. In addition, these groups can ride the buses and train for free with their Vanderbilt ID at any time, not only when commuting to and from campus.
Vanderbilt to host first installment of Vision Zero Nashville Speaker Series with virtual meeting May 19
May. 13, 2020—City, state and industry experts will discuss a strategy for eliminating traffic fatalities in Nashville while increasing access to safe, healthy and equitable mobility options during a Vanderbilt-hosted virtual event on Tuesday, May 19.
Vanderbilt, Metro Nashville Public Works pilot automatic pedestrian crosswalk signals at major campus intersections
Apr. 30, 2020—Pedestrians and drivers traveling near Vanderbilt’s campus will find new new automatic pedestrian crosswalk signals at five major intersections around the university and along a portion of 21st Avenue South, part of an effort to increase pedestrian safety and help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Feb. 12, 2020—Those who wish to learn more about Vanderbilt’s transportation and mobility efforts are invited to attend a series of MoveVU open house sessions this spring.