Contractors and volunteers
Considering a job with OHSU? Just rethinking your commute? OHSU is one of the busiest and most unique destinations in the region. A little planning can save time, money, and peace of mind. View this page as a printable brochure.Transportation & Parking Customer Service provides badges, keys, transit passes, parking permits, bike facilities and resources to aid your trip. Save our number; you'll need it: 503-494-8283.
Please travel at a safe speed on campus, through nearby streets, and yield to pedestrians. OHSU exists to make our community more healthy and is committed to being a good neighbor.
Marquam Hill Campus has limited parking due to capacity limits of the hill and access roads. OHSU incentivizes trips that reduce congestion. Employees improve access by diversifying travel choices and finding alternatives to driving through residential neighborhood streets.
South Waterfront Campus is the most transportation-diverse hub in the nation and a gateway to Marquam Hill via the Tram. An aerial tram, foot bridge, streetcar, bike valet, shuttles, and more share this campus.
Portland Aerial Tram
A 5 minute ride from South Waterfront to Marquam Hill. The Tram operates load-n-go. Free with badge.
Marquam Hill Shuttle travels downtown every 30 minutes, 7am-5:15pm. South Waterfront Shuttle runs every 10 minutes, 5:30am-9:30pm. Free with badge.
Traveling to campus
Earn a $20 reimbursement for every 20 days of biking to OHSU.
TriMet and C-Tran
OHSU pays for your ride along the whole streetcar system. The NS Line connects NW Portland, downtown, and South Waterfront. Connect to Marquam Hill via the tram. Free with badge.
Car share (short term car rentals)
- Zipcar: Reserve personally or through your department on-and-off campus for round trips.
- Getaround: Rent out your own vehicle or borrow a colleague’s.
- Car2Go: Drive one way trips within the home area.
Taxi services hailed by mobile app:
Who needs a permit? Anyone not here as a patient or patient’s personal visitor, 8am-5pm weekdays. Restricted Zones, enforced 24/7, include patient, special reserved, emergency, and Public Safety spaces. Visiting for personal reasons? Give us a call at 503-494-8283 and have your license plate information ready.
See where parking is available in real time using the Parker App.