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1 The University of Arizona 2011-12 Parking Survival Guide

2 Questions??? Any other source is unreliable! If you have any questions about parking on campus, direct them to Parking & Transportation Services. Any other source is unreliable! Customer Relations 626-PARK (7275)

3 Tips to Avoid Tickets Make sure to enter the correct parking space number when using the pay stations. Pay stations must be paid in increments of 20 minutes. Have a properly displayed, valid UA parking permit.

4 Tips to Avoid Tickets The objective of the zone parking system is to provide you with a reliable chance of finding a space in your zone. Parking is on a first-come, first-served basis. Use this link for information about where you can use your permit

5 Tips to Avoid Tickets Pay close attention to signs and park in marked spaces only. Most lots have signs at their entrances to let you know what types of restrictions apply, and the hours of enforcement. If your vehicle becomes inoperable and you cannot move it right away call our Dispatch office at 621-1108.

6 Tips to Avoid Tickets Do not sell or transfer your permit to another person. Permits are the property of The University of Arizona Parking & Transportation Services and may not be transferred or resold. It is recommended that you not lend your permit to another person. Citations are the responsibility of the person to whom the permit was sold, not the driver of the vehicle.

7 Tips to Avoid Tickets Paying your tickets does not make it okay to violate the Parking Traffic Rules & Regulations. If you receive six or more tickets in one permit year, you are considered a persistent violator. Each time you park illegally your vehicle will be booted or towed.

8 Tips to Avoid Tickets $500 Disabled spaces are not Load/Unload spaces. You must have a disabled placard or license plate. The disabled sign will address whether or not a UA disabled parking permit is required. Citations for parking illegally in disabled spaces are $500.

9 How to Apply For a Parking Permit Do not wait for a residence hall assignment to sign-up for parking. Students apply for parking beginning April 15, 2012 by signing up at: Or calling the PTS office: 626-Park (7275) Your student ID is required to sign-on.

10 How to Apply For a Parking Permit Parking is assigned on a first-come, first- served basis. We run out of some permits on the first day of sign-up. The earlier you register for parking, the better your chance of being assigned a permit. Registering for a permit does not guarantee a permit will be assigned.

11 How to Apply For a Parking Permit To find out if you have received a permit assignment, visit our web page beginning in mid-May. If a permit has not been assigned by July 6 th, you will not have a permit when school begins. The last day to purchase your permit is August 24 th, otherwise your permit will be reassigned to the next person on the wait list. DO NOT SEND PAYMENT UNTIL YOU RECEIVE AN E-BILL IN MID-JULY!

12 How to Apply For a Parking Permit It is recommended that you not bring a vehicle to campus unless you have been issued a parking permit or are willing to pay for visitor parking at meters or in a garage, on a space available basis. Overnight parking in garages is not allowed without a UA parking permit. Surface lots are enforced from 7 a.m. until 9 p.m.

13 Coming to School At the beginning of the Fall semester, certain areas near the residence halls are turned into short-term loading and unloading zones. This is to facilitate students who are moving in and out of the residence halls. Details are published on our web page prior to the start of dorm move-in. If you are in a residence hall you will want to stay well informed on this.

14 Visiting Your Student Visitors to campus are required to purchase a parking permit to park in surface lots on campus. Zone 1 permits can be purchased by contacting Permits can be obtained at the Parking & Transportation Services office. Paid garage and meter parking are also available.

15 Alternative Transportation Sun Tran Bus Passes are available at a reduced rate. Parking & Transportation Services subsidizes 40% of the cost of a bus pass for students and employees. Cat Tran Shuttle service is for free on campus and from commuter parking lots.

16 The Car Sharing Program is offered through Hertz on Demand. UA students and employees can rent a car at a rate of $8/hour. To rent a vehicle, drivers must have been driving for at least one year and have a clean record. For more information about Hertz on Demand, visit the link: Alternative Transportation

17 Carpool Permits are available for groups of three or more who live off-campus and want a cheaper way to park on campus. Restrictions apply. Alternative Transportation

18 Bicycle Programs Bicycle Registration is recommended and available at our office year-round. If your bike is stolen and recovered or impounded this allows PTS to contact the owner. The Cat Wheels Bike Sharing Program offers FREE rental bicycles for use on the UA campus. For information about the check-out hours and locations, visit the link:

19 Lockers and Enclosures are available for secure bicycle parking. Registration for a locker or enclosure space begins May 10, 2011. To register, call Customer Relations at 626-Park (7275) For more information, visit the link: rking.php Bicycle Programs

20 The Bike Station is available for FREE bicycle service and minor repairs. The tent is located in front of the Science Library. The Bike Valet Program offers a FREE way to park bikes in a secure location without needing to worry about a lock. Parked bikes are watched and monitored. The Bike Valet can be found in front of the Nugent Building. Bicycle Programs

21 Other Parking Services Motorist Assistance Program is available for those who locked their keys in the car, have a flat tire, or a dead battery. Enforcement officers are available to assist. Call 621-AUTO (2886). Safety Officers patrol garages during regular hours of operation. Limited services are available from midnight until 6 a.m., Monday through Friday.

22 Other Parking Services Disability Cart Service is available to transport temporarily and permanently disabled customers. Contact Alternative Transportation to make arrangements. Call 626-CART(2278).

23 PTS Staff would like to welcome you to the UA. We hope this guide will assist in making your parking experiences POSITIVE. This presentation is accessible on our web page at http://parking.arizona.edu Remember! Contact PTS with your parking questions/concerns. Customer Relations 626-PARK (7275)

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