||Parking and Traffic Policies Committee
Function: To establish traffic and parking regulations and
to review annually a system of priorities for permits to be issued
in reserved areas; To recommend to the president ways and means of
meeting parking needs of faculty, staff, and students; and To recommend
to the Faculty Council any changes in the composition and operation
of the Parking and Traffic Appeals Panel.
Participating faculty members: Ross Baldick, Stephan Bartek, Chandra
Bhat (chair), Gordon Novak, John Ruszkiewicz, Vincent Torres, and
Participating staff members: Dorothy Carner, John Dalton, and Diane
Participating student members: Judy Lai, Ernest McGowen, and Rob Scott
Advisers: Bob Harkins, Joe Powell, David Rea, and Jeffrey Van Slyke
Meetings Held Monthly:
September – May 2001-2002
||Ways and means of meeting parking needs of
faculty, staff, and students:
|| Developed an alternative transportation
program to include carpools, vanpools, bicycles, and pedestrian
travel to/from and around the campus at UT Austin.
|| Continued the building and maintenance
of the garages on the periphery of campus to replace loss
of parking spaces on the forty acres due to building construction.
|| Enhanced the inner-campus shuttle service
to meet the changing needs of faculty, staff, and students.
|| Improved oversight of special event
parking to better serve the UT community.
|| Improved service to constructors and
|| Improved parking and safety at Child
|| Changed closure of day parking from
4 P.M. to 5:45 P.M. to accommodate
||Reduced traffic on Speedway.
||Established a bicycle subcommittee to
study and encourage alternative transit to/from and around
||Establish traffic and parking regulations and
review annually a system of priorities for permits to be issued
in reserved areas:
|| Updated the rules and regulations to
meet the changing needs of faculty, staff, and students.
||Developed an online renewal system for
|| Inventoried service zones, loading docks,
and UT vehicle parking.
|| Lowered garage parking rates in the
|| Increased parking rates to meet the
needs of the UT community.
|| Revamped the parking enforcement division
to enforce changes, train parking attendants, and greet
|| Recommend to the Faculty Council any
changes in the composition and operation of the Parking and
Traffic Appeals Panel:
Parking and Transportation Services met with the Parking and
Traffic Appeals Panel to improve efficiency.
This document was posted on the Faculty Council Web site, www.utexas.edu/faculty/council/
on July 29, 2002. Paper copies are available on request from the Office
of the General Faculty, FAC 22, F9500.