Art Building Expansion and Parking Lot Closure

UNT Parking MapAdministrative Announcement
Nov. 28, 2016

Dear UNT faculty and staff,
As our university continues to grow, a project beginning in spring 2017 will impact an F/S parking lot. Transportation Services wants you to be fully informed of the change so that you can best prepare for the spring semester.

You may have read this story via InHouse or social media that outlines the coming change. Lot 50, an F/S permit lot behind the College of Visual Arts and Design, will be closed as construction to expand the art building begins. The new addition to the building will free up academic space currently being used by art and design classes throughout campus.

While Lot 50 is closed, faculty and staff with a current F/S permit may purchase a Highland Street Garage permit for $180. The garage permit will be valid through the end of summer 2017. Additional F/S lots can be found on this map and shuttle service routes around campus can be found here.

To continue to address parking and transportation needs, additional resources are planned for the spring semester and beyond, including:

· In January, visitors will be limited to parking in Visitor Lots 5 and 25 or Eagle Lots.
· Two new resources also roll out in January: Zipcar, a car sharing service, and Parkmobile, which will allow those who do not have permits to pay by the hour for parking using an app on their phones.
· An online tracking system will be implemented in spring semester so that UNT community members can see where the shuttles are and better gauge arrival times.
· Two new parking lots are planned for the west side of the university by Victory Hall. Transportation Services plans to break ground on the first one in summer 2017.

If you have any parking or transportation questions, we encourage you to stop by our office on the first floor of Highland Street Garage or contact us at 940-565-3020 or transportation.services@unt.edu. You can also keep up with us on Twitter, @UNTtransit, or on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/UNTtransportation.

As we near the end of the semester, we hope you have a safe and happy winter break.

Geary Robinson,
Director of Transportation Services