PART 1: Parking Changes for 2018-2019- posted on 2/20/18
In part one of the Parking Preview for 2018-2019 series, we take an early look at several of the main changes that will be happening next academic year.
Parking Guidance System- posted on 1/22/18
This month we’re kicking off one of our parking improvement projects with the installation of a Parking Guidance System in the parking garages.
Semester Sign Off- posted on 12/8/17
Before we pause this blog for the winter to start preparing for the spring semester, I want to leave you with some helpful information.
TPAC - Your Parking and Transportation Committee- posted on 11/30/17
The Transportation and Parking Advisory Committee is a group of faculty, staff and student representatives that meet monthly with Parking and Transportation leadership to discuss and make recommendations on important transportation issues affecting campus.
Permit Oversell Explained- posted on 11/14/17
This post covers all things related to permit oversell from what it is, why PTS uses it, what UH oversell rates are and more.
Current UH Parking Projects - posted on 10/27/17
PTS is working on everything from a Parking Guidance System to planning a new parking garage. This post covers the status of these projects and more
Campus Parking During the Thursday Game Day - posted on 10/16/17
On Thursday, Oct. 19, people will be flooding the UH campus to watch the Cougars take on Memphis in TDECU Stadium. Campus roads, parking lots and garages will be affected, so everyone will need a plan for getting to campus that day.
Why is parking expensive? Doesn't my tuition pay for this? - posted on 9/28/17
There are some questions PTS sees repeatedly online about parking on campus, especially regarding prices. Read the answers to those questions in this week's post.
Teamwork Through Harvey - posted on 9/15/17
After Harvey shook up the start of the semester for everyone, I wanted to pause and give credit to my team for the work they did while we navigated the campus needs during and after the storm.
Which Permit Type is Right For You? - posted on 7/14/17To start off the 2017-2018 academic year on the right foot, we want to make sure the rules and the perks of each permit type are clear. That's why we have created a complete list of all Faculty, Staff and Student permit options with details about what each permit type can do.
Remembering Leighanne Dean- posted on 6/23/17
This post is dedicated to remembering our good friend and coworker, Leighanne Dean. You may not know her by name, but she was the marketing queen responsible for the infographics and banners you saw and loved.
Summer Permits Still Available- posted on 6/1/17
Parking is still enforced as usual during all summer sessions, so if you don't have a permit already, be sure to purchase one through AccessUH.
Changes to Parking and Transportation Services in 2017-2018- posted on 4/6/17
New permit rates and types, changing lot allocations and additional shuttle stops are just some of the things we're working to implement at the start of the fall semester. Learn about all of that and more in this week's post.
Commuter Spotlight - Jenna Done - posted on 2/17/17
Jenna Done, a senior pursuing a bachelor's degree in human resource development, commutes more then 40 miles one way to get to the University of Houston. Read about her take on public transportation and more in our latest commuter spotlight.
The End of Parking? - posted on 2/01/17
Industry trends and studies are forecasting some pretty interesting things regarding the future of parking not just here, but across the world. It will be interesting to see what this means for the future of our operations down the line.
Navigating Campus and Our City During Super Bowl LI - posted on 1/26/17
Coogs, the big game is less than two weeks away. The days leading up to the matchup between the Patriots and the Falcons are filled with a number of events, including some on our campus, so familiarize yourself with what's going on and be prepared to welcome thousands of visitors to our great city!
While You Were Away... - posted on 1/17/17
Classes may have been out of session, but we didn't stop working. Familiarize yourself some of the upgrades and changes we made to our services and parking lots over the winter break by reading the latest edition of Word on the Street.
Commuter Spotlight: Sean Baser - posted on 12/8/16
Through press releases, social media posts, videos and more, we're constantly promoting and sharing information about the various services and programs offered through our department, yet we rarely, if EVER, take a step back and share the stories and feedback we hear from the individuals actually USING these services. Our new Commuter Spotlight series is working to change that as we begin to periodically highlight the various ways people can and are taking advantage of all Parking and Transportation Services has to offer them.
Fall 2016 in the Rearview Mirror - posted on 11/22/16
From how to return a parking permit you won't need in the spring semester to how graduation may impact parking and transportation on campus, this week's blog posts covers some important items to keep in mind as the fall 2016 semester comes to a close.