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Your 1st class assignment : Pass Parking 101! To help you out, we copied the professor’s notes.
Parking 101-Some Tips to Help Get You Started
Tired of driving on the crowded area streets and highways?
Want to save $$$$ instead of buying a parking permit?
If you are, Mason is giving you options so you don’t have to drive your vehicle to campus. Check out http://transportation.gmu.edu for details! Don’t forget-you can bicycle or walk to campus as well if you’re close! New bike lanes , bike racks, and bike shelters added around campus-check out http://bike.gmu.edu!
Have a car? Need a ride? Check out http://zimride.gmu.edu for information on ridesharing
Mason to Metro Shuttle
You can ride the Mason to Metro Shuttle which runs between the Fairfax Campus and Vienna Metro station from 6:00am to midnight M-F. There is also extended service until 3:30am on Fridays , from 8:30pm to 3:30am on Saturday nights, and 5:30pm-11:30pm on Sundays to help you get back and forth to DC! For more info, go to: http://shuttle.gmu.edu
Prince William Shuttle
You can ride for free on the Prince William shuttle that runs back and forth between the Fairfax and Prince William campuses between 7am-10:20pm M-F. The shuttle also stops at the Target at Manassas Mall. For more info, go to: http://shuttle.gmu.edu
Gunston Go Bus
The new Gunston Go Bus provides service from Fairfax campus to University Mall, Fair Lakes Center, Fair Oaks Mall, Fairfax Corner, and Old Town Fairfax from 3pm-10pm-now 7 days a week with late hours until 1am on Friday-Saturday.
You can take the CUE Bus-IT’S FREE!!!! Just show your Mason ID and you can ride for free on any of the City of Fairfax CUE buses. They all pick-up at the bus stop on Fairfax campus at the CUE bus stop adjacent to the Rappahannock River Parking Deck and can take you to various places in Fairfax with all routes winding up at the Vienna Metro Station. For more info go to: http://www.fairfaxva.gov/CUEBus/CUEBus.asp
From the Vienna Metro Station you can take the Orange line to the Arlington campus or beyond into DC. The Virginia Square Metro stop is only 2 short blocks to the GMU Arlington campus.
West Campus Express
The new West Campus Express operates from 7am-1am M-F and 2pm-1am on Sundays, providing service between Presidents Park and West Campus lot, with stops in between at Rappahannock River Ln and the Field House. The shuttle has no set schedule but there will be a bus approximately every 15-20 minutes.
The Campus Circulator operates from 8am-11pm, providing service around Patriot Circle every 10-15 minutes with stops at Sandy Creek, Mattaponi River Ln, Concert Hall, Aquia Creek Ln, JC Circle(new stop!), Chesapeake River Ln, Masonvale, and Presidents Park.
Need a car? Cars on campus by the hour or day. Gas and insurance included. Get special rates at zipcar.com/gmu.
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