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Transportation and Parking




Incentives and Information

Bicycle   Free

Register your bike via the parking portal to ensure your bike is safely and appropriately stored.

Secure bicycle parking racks located throughout the campus.

Bicycle carrier racks on Lewis & Clark shuttle and TriMet buses.

Bike Co-op offers maintenance, classes, and bike accessories. Contact for semester hours. 

Maps and directions to Lewis & Clark for bike commuters coming from every corner of Portland.

Join the L&C Zagster bike share.

Carpool pass (Cost shared by commuters in group)




Convenient carpool parking spaces reserved from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

WAZE App and designated parking spaces.

Carpool Matching

One person purchases permit. Cost per person determined internally by members of the carpool.

Carpool Regulations and Disclosure Form. Fill out this form to receive complimentary daily passes for times you cannot carpool with group members.

Daily parking permit

 $5/day (7 a.m. to 7 p.m.)

$3/day (3 p.m. to 7 p.m.)

Daily parking pass dispensing machines are located in the Upper Griswold, Lower Griswold, Law School, and Graduate Campus parking lots. A vehicle license plate number is required to purchase machine-issued daily passes. Daily permits can also be purchased in the parking portal online.

Daily Semester Permit $55/semester (per day chosen) This permit is for employees or students who come to campus two or fewer days a week on a regular basis (e.g.Tuesdays and Thursdays all semester). Good all semester for the particular day selected. Each day must be purchased in separate transactions. Permits are purchased on the parking permit portal.
Evening parking permit



Valid after 2:45 p.m.
Long-term parking permit $43/month



Purchasing a parking permit does not guarantee you a parking space. Enforcement of parking regulations is Monday - Friday, 7 am -7 pm. Employees using payroll deduction to purchase a parking permit need to apply at the start of every academic year. Payroll deductions occur September-April.
Motorcycle $30/semester Motorcycles parked on campus must be registered through the permit portal. Motorcycles must park in areas reserved for motorcycle parking spaces. Motorcycles are not permitted to park in spaces for four-wheel vehicles.
Shuttle Services Free

The Pioneer Express is a free shuttle bus service that runs between campus and downtown Portland. For any concerns, lost items, or scheduling inquiries please call EcoShuttle directly at 503-548-4480.

Modified August 2019 Shuttle Schedule

Trimet bus all-zone pass



$6.25 for 10 Hop Tickets

Monthly TriMet bus passes (must purchase before the 8th of the month) and ticket books discounted by 75%.  Order your bus pass online via Lewis & Clark’s Permit Portal

Visitors & Event Parking

$5/day (7 a.m. to 7 p.m.)

$3/day (3 p.m. to 7 p.m.)

All visitors to campus are required to have a parking permit during the fall and spring terms, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Purchase a visitor permit online - or - see map for permit dispenser locations (indicated with a red star)
Zagster  $10 annual plus $1/hour An on-campus bike sharing system for L&C students, faculty, and staff. 
ZipCar  Varies On-demand and self-service cars located near Templeton Student Center.