Transportation options

Parking Your Personal Vehicle

Registered active visitors/volunteers may park in any 1, 2 or 3 diamond-permit parking lots and garages at an hourly or daily rate of pay

To purchase daily parking permits, visitors/volunteers may create an online account with the OHSU Transportation & Parking website, allowing patrons to purchase 1, 2, and 3 diamond parking permits in advance, or purchase from the Transportation and Parking Customer Service office day-of

To purchase hourly parking, visitors/volunteers are to utilize nearby paystations in designated paystation lots (Campus Garage, Schnitzer, Campus Drive, Sam Jackson Garage, etc.)

Visitors/volunteers are never to park in patient and visitor parking, unless they are here within that capacity. In the event they are a visitor or patient they are to call the Parking Office, 503-494-8283 to be added to the "Do Not Ticket" list for the day

Evenings (after 5pm) and weekends are still free, but visitors/volunteers must park in diamond permit parking areas only

TriMet or C-TRAN Transit Passes

Annual passes available - September through August of each year (2016-2017: $70)

TriMet passes are good on all buses and light rail across the entire city

C-TRAN passes work on all TriMet transit options except LIFT (Marquam Hill is served by the 190 C-TRAN express bus during peak commute times)

Portland Street Car

Free to OHSU employees, students and volunteers (with valid ID badge)

Stops at the base of the tram at the Center for Health & Healing/South Waterfront


If you ride 20 times (and track your trips via the online site), OHSU will pay you $20.00

More information can be found on the Bicycling Resources web site

OHSU Shuttle

Available free to OHSU employees, students and volunteers (with valid ID badge)

Various shuttle stops around downtown Portland and around the OHSU campus

Shuttle schedule available online, see Parking and Transportation web site


Free to OHSU employees, students and volunteers (with valid ID badge)

Valid OHSU ID badge must be shown on the ride up to Marquam hill only

For more information, contact the OHSU Parking Office: (503) 494-8283, , or visit the Parking and Transportation website