Campus Community Shuttle Update • Aug 8, 2019

As a response to your overwhelmingly positive feedback and thanks to a collaboration with FIC, we will be extending the current Campus Community Shuttle Pilot Project for one more year until the end of August 2020.

For more info about the shuttle pilot extension, head here.

Parking Tax Increase & Rate Changes for July 1, 2019

Effective July 1, 2019, Translink will be increasing the regional parking tax from 21% to 24% and consequently, the taxes on SFU parking rates will increase to 30.2% overall.

Permit rates are also being slightly adjusted in an effort to incentivize permit holders to choose lots with greater availability. 

For more information please see our rates page here.

Parking, Traffic, and Transit interruptions for the Burnaby Mountain District Energy Utility

February 4, 2019 - August 2019

As part of the Burnaby Mountain District Energy Utility project, Corix will be installing piping along Tower Road, South Campus Road, and connecting up to the Library. For more information on the overall project please click here.

Construction will begin February 4th, and occur in three phases. The first phase will involve the partial closure of Tower Road.

Parking will not be impacted, however; there will be changes to vehicle traffic and transit bus routing.

Click here for more information on Parking & Traffic Impacts.

Click here for more information on Transit Impacts

For any questions or concerns regarding the project, please email the Facilities Services contact - Adil Jessa

Parking Congestion

During the first few weeks of classes, many of the lots can reach "lot full" status. 

Please drive with care and allow extra time to park and arrive at your classes/offices. 

Note that Outdoor Permits are valid in any of East Parking, North Parking, and South Parking. If you find one of these lots full, please proceed to one of the other lots where your permit is valid. 

We recommend: 

1) If you arrive AFTER 9:30AM North Lot is often full, it may be best to proceed directly to East Lot, South Lot, or the overflow lot. 

2) If you arrive AFTER 10:30AM or 11:00AM both North Lot and East Lot are often full, it may be best to proceed directly to the overflow lot or South lot.

3) Please follow the direction of parking & traffic staff and they will direct you to the nearest available parking. The lots generally begin to open up around 2:00PM

The Residence West Lot is now available to daily/hourly parkers, and offers an All-Day Early Bird rate of $6.50 - available to 10:00am.

Mobile Payments:

Did you know?:

SFU Parking & Sustainable Mobility Services has partnered with Passport Parking Canada to offer a Mobile Payment option. Using the Passport Parking Canada app or website, drivers can now easily pay for parking from their mobile phone.

Passport Parking Canada is available for free from the App Store or Google Play. You can also sign up and pay for parking by visiting

Where Can I Use Passport Parking Canada on Campus?

The Passport Parking Canada App can be used in most of the major lots across campus - Look for the Passport Zone signs and enter the zone # in the Passport Parking Canada App.

More information can be found here.


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