• Plaza Garage LPR System Updates

    Please provide or update your current vehicle information in the parking system if you are an assigned Plaza parker.

    Update here or visit the cashier’s office (SMC Campus Center at 621 W. Lombard St. Lower Level).

  • BGE Construction in the Area of Pratt and Penn Garages

    BGE continues upgrades to natural gas lines in the area. Click here to view more information.

  • Reducing Our Carbon Footprint

    PTS recently purchased and  debuted a 100 percent electric truck for its facility maintenance program. 

    Read more here.

  • Traffic Advisory

    Please be advised that when streets in the downtown area are temporarily closed due to safety concerns, you may learn more here.

  • Do You Own an Electric Car?

    Charge your vehicle at one of UMB’s 18 electric charging stations free of charge.

  • Please Give Us Your Feedback

    You may have noticed some recent garage changes. But parking is more than just garages. Tell us what you think about our website, our organization, or anything else commuter-related so we can continue to improve.


    Access the feedback form here.

  • Parking Registration Updates

    Did you get a new car, move to a new address, get a new phone number, or change your tags? 


    Update information here

  • Give Your Car a Break!

    Give your car a break and take the MTA to work. Parking and Transportation Services offers MTA commuter benefits.

  • Sign up for Social!


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  • 24-Hour Garages

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    Learn where you should park in an emergency.


  • Emergency Garage Closures

    During an emergency, all 24-hour campus garages and Penn St. Garage will remain open. Non-24-hour parkers will be redirected. Learn more now!

  • Get Transportation Info Anytime

    When is the next Mount Vernon shuttle? How can you rent a Zipcar or a bike on campus? Answers to these questions and more are now available anytime at the interactive parking kiosk in the SMC Campus Center lobby.

The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) Office of Parking and Transportation Services strives to provide students, faculty, staff, and visitors with the best possible parking and transportation experience.


News and Alerts

New Office Hours

Starting February 10th, Parking and Transportation Services Cashier and Administrative Offices will be open from 8 am to 4:30 pm.

UMB Parking Goes Green

“Our intention was...contributing to sustainable goals by reducing our carbon footprint, and honestly, making it easier for the staff to perform tasks driving a smaller energy-efficient vehicle through the facilities,“ says Brian Simmons, assistant director of PTS.

Read more.


Penn Street and Pratt Street Parkers - BGE Pipeline Update

Due to the BGE pipeline construction, Penn Street is partially closed at Lombard Street from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily and will have one-way northbound traffic only during construction. 


Projects in Progress

Parking and Transportation Services is proud of the facilities and services we offer. Take a look at what we've done!

What's happening now.

Past renovations and updates.


Grand Garage Renovations

Renovations begin in the Baltimore Grand Garage August 2019.  These renovations will include façade repairs, painting, deck coating, drainage, and way-finding signage.


Want up to date traffic alerts in and around Baltimore?

Sign up for Traffic Advisories at https://transportation.baltimorecity.gov/news/traffic-advisories


It's Time to Plan!

Know what to do in the event of an emergency garage closure BEFORE you come to campus.

During an emergency — such as winter weather, a hurricane, civil unrest, or a power outage — all 24-hour campus garages will remain open. However, non-24-hour garages will close and parkers will need to park in specific garages.