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UW Transit and Parking Services Parking Permit and Transit Information
August 1, 2011 — By Paul Kunkel, manager, Transit and Parking Services
Parking permits for 2011-2012 can now be purchased online through WyoWeb, note that reminders and instructions will not be sent via campus mail this year. Please notify or post this announcement for employees that may not have regular access to email.
The following links may be used to access the 2011-2012 pre-tax letter plus complete instructions on how to register for your 2011-2012 parking permit. The pre-tax deadline for faculty and staff parking permits is Aug. 31.
2011-2012 Pre-Tax Letter and Permit Pricing Information
Transit passes will no longer be required to board and ride the UW transit system starting this fall. There are several reasons why this change is being made:
- Continued grant funding support from the Federal Transit Authority administered by WYDOT (Wyoming Department of Transportation);
- Formation of the Albany County Transportation Authority, resulting in additional community partnerships that tie to increased funding for community routes. Watch for the new community pilot route, Gem City Grand, this fall.
- Transition to a more customer and visitor-friendly bus service, where anyone can "hop on and ride";
- Current process of issuing and validating transit passes is cumbersome, and the equipment expense to improve the processes would be very costly.
It is important to note that student fees will not increase in Fiscal Year 2013 as a result of this decision to eliminate the use of transit passes.
Employees that use the transit system are encouraged to make a voluntary financial contribution that will be used to support future route expansion, facilities, and equipment purchases. A secure voluntary contribution can be made here.
Contact Transit and Parking Services by calling (307) 766-9800 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain additional assistance.