Service Advisories: Campus Transportation, Parking, & Traffic
Changes/additions to campus transportation services and traffic notices are posted here as needed for campus community and visitors. For the most up to date information, be sure to turn your radio to UB-Alert 1620 AM
During severe weather or campus emergencies, please consult emergency.buffalo.edu for the status of campus services.
Traffic & Parking
- Sweet Home Road lane closures continue through late fall
The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) announced that a highway reconstruction project is scheduled to begin on Sweet Home Road in the vicinity of the University at Buffalo North Campus in the town of Amherst, Erie County. As a result, traffic restrictions will occur.
Beginning on Thursday, August 4, at approximately 7:00 a.m., motorists should expect to encounter lane closures and lane shifts on Sweet Home Road, between Maple Road and Rensch Road, in the northbound and southbound directions. These lane closures are expected to remain in place through the end of the current construction season in late fall 2016.
- North Campus Traffic and Parking Notice for UB Bulls Game Day, Fri. 9/2
On Fri. 9/2 at 7 p.m., the UB Bulls Football team will play Albany at UB Stadium. The following parking restrictions will apply, please plan accordingly:
Motorists are encouraged to enter the campus at Flint Road, to help ease traffic flow and ease filling parking lots.
Beginning 3 ½ hours before game time - Webster Road is closed to all northbound traffic entering from Coventry and Augspurger, and southbound traffic is restricted to special permit holders past St Rita's Lane.
- Stadium parking lot, along with parking on the west side of Coventry Road, will not be accessible on Friday, to facilitate set-up of Stampede Square for the concert series
- Beginning at 3 p.m. on 9/2 the Lake La Salle, Alumni A, B & C, and Arena lots will be reserved for game day parking
- Handicap parking will be augmented for the event by reserving space in the Slee A lot for Handicap Parking Permit Holders, starting at 1 p.m. Paratransit service from Slee A to the Stadium will be available before and after the game.
- If you are not attending the game but are visiting the North Campus, please be advised that an abundance of parking is available on the North side of the Spine inclusive of the Jarvis, Furnas, Ketter, and Governors lots. The north-side lots are easily accessible if you enter campus via Rensch or Hamilton Roads.
We appreciate your game day cooperation and patience. Tune into 1620 AM on your radio for up to date parking and transportation information within a 4 mile radius of the North campus. Questions may be directed to email@example.com or 645-3943. Go Bulls!
- Schedule changes for the week of August 22
- The Summer Stampede schedule is in effect through Wednesday, August 24.
- On Thursday, August 25 and Friday, August 26, buses will depart every 10 minutes during peak periods (7 am - 7 pm), every 15 to 30 minutes thereafter (7 pm - 2 am).
- 24/7 Stampede service will commence on Friday, August 26.
- The Summer Shuttle schedules will be in effect through Friday, August 26.
- The regular Fall Stampede and Shuttle schedules will take effect on Saturday, August 27.
- Service advisory for UB Bulls Game Day, Fri. 9/2
On Fri. 9/2 at 7 p.m., the UB Bulls Football team will play Albany at UB Stadium. Please plan accordingly:
The North Campus Shuttle will not be able to service South Lake Village during peak traffic periods, 6 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Residents may access the Shuttle at the Student Union or Lee Loop.
The UB Stampede may experience delays in servicing all campus bus stops during peak traffic periods.
About UB-Alert 1620 AM: UB'S Campus Advisory & Parking Radio Station
Where's the best place to park at UB? What entrance should you use during football games? Detoured by construction? Get around campus faster and easier by tuning to UB-Alert 1620 AM. UB now operates its own low-power advisory radio station, similar to the one used by the New York State Thruway Authority. UB-Alert 1620 broadcasts up to the minute messages regarding campus parking, transportation, special events and emergency situations, 24 hours a day. Messages can be heard in a five-mile radius of both campuses.
All messages must meet FCC guidelines and will be broadcast at the discretion of the Campus Advisory & Parking Team. Requests for alerts must be made at least two weeks in advance, except in the case of an emergency.