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Parking and Transportation to Hold Virtual Town Halls For UH Community

The COVID-19 pandemic is preventing Parking and Transportation from being able to meet the UH community in person, so the department will be holding two virtual events to answer questions.

Normal Parking Rules Back in Effect on First Day of Classes

Summer parking rules will come to an end at 7 a.m. Monday, Aug. 24. Everyone with a valid 2020-2021 permit will have to use their designated parking location 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Thursday.

PTS Leadership Team Completes Advanced Flex Certification

Parking and Transportation Services’ leadership team has completed advanced front-line T2 Flex certification training, giving them the opportunity to expand their knowledge of the comprehensive parking permit and enforcement software system.

XFL Game to Impact Campus Parking, Traffic

The Houston Roughnecks will be playing at TDECU Stadium on Saturday, March 7. The 1 p.m. game will affect numerous parking garages, lots and streets on campus.

Relaxed Parking Rules, No Shuttle Service in Effect During Spring Break

Starting at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 5, and continuing through Sunday, March 15, anyone with a valid UH parking permit will be allowed to park in any ungated lot on campus, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Normal restricted parking hours resume promptly at 7 a.m. Monday, March 16.

Get Parking Questions Answered at Upcoming Info Sessions

Parking and Transportation Services will be holding a series of information tablings across the University of Houston over the next several weeks to answer questions from students, faculty and staff about 2020-21 parking permits and more.

XFL's Roughnecks Game to Impact Campus Parking Feb. 8

The team will be playing its five home games at TDECU Stadium this spring. Several lots and the Stadium Garage will be used for game day parking.

Official Names Given to UH's Fifth, Sixth Parking Garages

Garage 5 is the Elgin Street Garage. Garage 6, which is under construction at University Drive and Spur 5, will be the University Gateway Garage when it opens in fall 2020.

METRO's Discover Bus Visit Rescheduled for Nov. 20

The interactive bus allows people the opportunity to learn more about transit safety, fare cards, commuter benefits and other METRO services. Rain postponed its original visit last month, so now it will be in the Student Center South circle drive Wednesday, Nov. 20, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Learn to Ride METRO During Free Guided Trip on Light Rail

University of Houston students, faculty and staff can RSVP to take the Nov. 11 trip with members of Parking and Transportation's COAST team, which will teach the basic information that anyone unfamiliar with METRO's bus and light rail systems needs to know.

COAST Summit to Shine Spotlight on Alternative Transportation Options

The event, which will be Monday, Nov. 11, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Pavilion in the M.D. Anderson Library, is an opportunity for students, faculty and staff to get information about using METRO buses, light rail, Zipcar, carpooling, vanpooling, biking, BCycles and more.

Learn More About METRO When Discover Bus Comes to Campus

Students, faculty and staff who have considered using METRO as a viable option to commute to campus can visit METRO's interactive Discover Bus, which will be in the Student Center South circle drive from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30.

UH Community Invited to Bike to Campus on Alternative Transportation Day

University of Houston students, faculty and staff are invited to leave their vehicles at home and bike to campus Monday, Nov. 11.

UH Receives METRO's 2019 Advocate of the Year Award

UH Parking and Transportation Services has been a supporter of METRO and its services for many years, with UH being the first school to distribute METRO Q Fare Cards to students, starting in 2008.

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