Park & Ride
The commuter parking lots available to Park and Ride
participants are Jordan East, Stadium West, and Medlar
Field. There are some restrictions such as no overnight
parking, cars must be removed by midnight on Friday
nights prior to home PSU football games, and during
any State College Spikes game day. There are a limited
number of spaces available. Penn State University
full-time employees and students are not eligible.
Park and Ride monthly tags may be purchased at either CATA office for $15 each. Please display the tag on the rear view mirror when parked in the commuter parking lots.
Fare free buses can be taken from any of the commuter lots to downtown. Please see the CATABUS Campus Service Loop and Link schedules for pick up locations and times. In addition, other CATABUS Community Service routes are available to use between the commuter lots and downtown, at a cost.
Other parking options:
The State College Borough Parking Department has discounted commuter pricing available for borough parking garages. Additional information can be found by clicking here.
The Downtown Improvement District offers downtown merchants a parking validation program. Park for free while shopping the downtown area for up to one hour. Click here for more information about parking In Downtown State College.