NIU Transportation Services Vehicle Rates

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The greater of the following rates will be charged:

  • $3.56 per mile, or
  • $62 per hour
  • For the first three (3) hours, there is a minimum charge of $186 for any bus use.

In addition to the above rates, any costs for overtime, meals, lodging, tolls, and parking fees will be billed to the customer. Overnight bus trips will be charged on an actual-use basis. On a trip of more than one (1) night away from DeKalb, the charge will be for ten (10) hours or actual use, whichever is greater, for each day of "layover."

Pool vehicle rates are determined by a daily rate plus mileage driven during the rental period.

Vehicle Type Daily Rate Plus Mileage

Sedan

$21

$0.31

Mini-Van

$26

$0.36

8 Passenger Van

$31

$0.44

Cargo Van

$26

$0.58

Box Truck

$61

$1.08

Pick-up Truck (Towing)

$59

$0.63

General parking permit fees are included in the below rates. Depending on the vehicle use, some vehicles will be assessed a charge for additional insurance. Vehicles requiring additional equipment will be charged for the additional equipment accordingly.

Sedan: There are two separate categories, sedans that are used primarily on campus and those that are primarily used for work off-campus

    • On campus use $224 per month
    • Off campus use $433 per month (includes 1,000 miles; additional miles $0.31/mile)

Mini-van:

    • Cargo use $305 per month
    • Passenger use $420 per month (includes 700 miles; additional miles $0.36/mile)

Cargo vans: $366 per month

Light truck: $360 per month

Heavy truck (more than 1/2 ton) – Monthly charges determined on a case by case basis

All rates are based on the below rates plus a driver fee of $29/hour, tolls and other miscellaneous expenses.

Vehicle Type Trip Rate Plus Mileage

Sedan

$10.50

$0.31

Mini-Van

$13

$0.36

8 Passenger Van

$15.50

$0.44