Whether it’s walking, riding, driving or catching a ride, there are many easy ways to visit Downtown Eugene.
Currently, the city offers metered parking and garage parking.
Metered parking operates from 7:00AM – 6:00PM, Monday through Saturday. All meters are free after 6:00PM and on Sundays. Meters in the downtown core accept credit cards.
Parking Garages operate from 7:00AM – 6:00PM, Monday through Friday, at a cost of $1.00 per hour and $6.00 for all day parking. The Overpark and the Parcade offer the first hour free during the week, except during events. All parking garages offer free parking on Saturdays and Sundays, except during events. The Parkmobile app offers an easy, fast way to pay for garage parking.
Shopping or dining downtown? Some merchants offer parking validation for the Parcade and Overpark garages. And as always, the first hour is free in the garages!
Park Smarter with Mobile Parking Lot Payments
In 2018, the City of Eugene Parking Services implemented a state-of the-art parking system in downtown consisting of 280 new meters. The meters will accept coins, credit cards, Apple and Google pay, as well as Park Smarter mobile phone application and in-vehicle dash payment. Download the IPS Group Park Smarter mobile on Apple or Google.
EmGo offers 5-seat electric vehicles that shuttle people between 70 stops in downtown Eugene. These free vehicles operate Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. Download the TransLoc mobile app on Google or Apple to find the stop nearest you. EmGo makes it easy to get around downtown on your own schedule.
Lane Transit District’s primary station is in downtown Eugene. Upwards of 20 routes, both fixed route and EmX service, serve the downtown core and extend to the greater Eugene/Springfield area.
The Customer Service Center at 1080 Willamette Street is open from 7:00AM to 7:00PM to assist riders with route planning, service essentials, transportation connections, and fare purchases. Day passes ($3.50), monthly passes ($50), and 10-Ride Ticket Books ($16) can be purchased here. Single rides ($1.75) and day passes can also be purchased on any fixed route bus. The Emx Stations are equipped with a ticket vending machine for riders. Adults over 65 and children under 5 ride for free.
Peacehealth Rides Bike Share
PeaceHealth Rides is a network of bike share stations, where users can pick up and drop off bicycles for one-way trips across the city. These bikes are equipped with GPS tracking and built-in safety features so you can roll with confidence. With ten stations in the downtown core Peacehealth Rides is a great way to get to and from your destinations quickly. Per trip and per month rates are available.
Per trip, users pay $1 for the first 15 minutes, and 10 cents per minute after those first 15 minutes.
Per month, users pay $15 for 60 minutes of ride time per day. Additional time is billed at 10 cents per minute.
Regardless of pricing model, users must sign up on the website prior to using the system.
Download the Peacehealth Rides app for an enhanced user experience (compatible with iPhone and Android). The app is not necessary to ride, but offers the following features:
Purchase your ride, on the move
Find bikes + stations across the city
See your trip history and miles ridden