NFTA Bus and Rail Access Pass

Students of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences are eligible for an NFTA Bus and Rail access pass that allows for free and unlimited use of all NFTA buses and rail.

Parking is available at the LaSalle Station or on the South Campus in the Main-Bailey Lot.

The NFTA website lists additional Park and Ride locations and bus and rail schedules.

In addition to the free NFTA Bus and Rail pass, the following parking options are available at a discounted rate:

980 Ellicott Street

Located a few blocks north of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, 980 Ellicott Street offers surface parking lots with connecting shuttle service to the school.

Parking at this lot is $259.24 per semester.

Gallagher Parking Ramp

UB shuttle service connects the Gallagher Parking Ramp, at 499 Elmwood Avenue, to the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.

Parking at this ramp is $155.79 per semester. Students of the Jacobs School receive unlimited access to park in this ramp.

Shuttle service operates from 5:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. on weekdays, with departures every 15 minutes during peak periods. Schedules are available on the Parking and Transportation website

Michigan-Goodrich (MIGO) Parking Ramp

The Michigan-Goodrich (MIGO) Parking Ramp is located on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.

Parking at this ramp is $339.70 per semester.

Obtaining an NFTA Pass and/or Parking Permit

  1. Log in to the Parking and Transportation Services E-Business Center with your UBITName.
  2. Click “Get Permits.”
  3. Click “Next.”
  4. You will see four (4) options:
    1. 980 Ellicott Street Surface Lot at $259.24
    2. Gallagher Parking Ramp at $155.79
    3. MIGO Parking Ramp at $339.70
    4. NFTA Transit Access Pass at no charge
  5. Choose the permit or pass you would like, agree to the rules and regulations by clicking all four boxes. Another option, such as a transit pass, can be added later within the same transaction.
  6. Click “Next.”
  7. Add a vehicle to your account if necessary. Click “Add Vehicle” and enter your vehicle information. Click “Next” if your vehicle is already shown.
  8. Select your address to mail the permit to or “JSMBS Student Pick-up 106 Spaulding” from the drop down delivery menu.
  9. Click “Next.”
  10. You can add a permit to your current selection on this page. Click “Add Permits” to select a second permit or pass. Proceed to the next step if you don’t need an additional permit or pass.
  11. Select Payment Method (VISA, Mastercard or Discover).
  12. Click “Click to Complete Transaction.”
  13. You will be directed to UB E-Pay. Select payment method “eCheck or Credit Card.”
  14. Click “Continue.”
  15. Enter your credit card/eCheck information and address.
  16. Click “Continue.”
  17. The last page will generate a receipt for your records.