PARKING RULES AND REGULATIONS

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					Parking and Transportation Services is                           PARKING                                                           Fronczak Paid Parking                                           Motorcycle Parking
dedicated to balancing the demand of                             All lots are clearly signed at each entrance with                 The Fronczak paid parking lot on the North Campus               Annual permits (stickers) must be displayed on the right
                                                                                                                                   provides a convenient alternative to searching for a            front fork. Motorcycle, moped, motor scooter, and motor
parking allocation and transportation                            the name of the lot and type of permit required.                  parking space. Annual or semester passes may be                 bicycle parking is permitted in areas designated for
alternatives to best serve the University                                                                                          purchased by faculty/staff or students. Cards are sold          “motorcycles only”. Motorcycles may also park in regular
Community.                                                       Faculty/Staff-Only Lots                                           annually in the month of August from the lot attendants         parking spaces in valid lots. Unless otherwise noted,
                                                                 Certain lots or portions of lots have been set aside for use      Booth. Given its close proximity to the Academic Spine,         these vehicles are not permitted to park on sidewalks,
                                                                 by faculty and staff only. Only valid faculty/staff permits are   Fronczak spaces go quickly.                                     under building overhangs, inside courtyards,or in buildings.
Parking on the campus is considered to                           approved in these lots. Student parking is prohibited in
                                                                 faculty/staff-only lots.
be a privilege granted by the University.                                                                                          Special Event Parking                                           Overnight Parking
In order to make parking as equitable                            Student-Only Lots                                                 Reserved parking is available and posted for most cultural      Overnight parking is available on campus year-round, and
as possible, an effort is made to keep                           Certain lots or portions of lots on the North Campus have         and athletic events. A nominal fee may apply. Signs will        is restricted to designated areas. Parking on all roadways
                                                                                                                                   be posted to designate when the lot will be reserved and        is prohibited. Signs are posted in lots where overnight
parking regulations reasonable and                               been set aside for use by students only. Only valid student
                                                                                                                                   notice will be broadcast on UB Alert 1620AM radio. If you       parking is allowed or prohibited. A comprehensive list of
                                                                 permits are approved in these lots. Faculty and staff are
strictly enforced. Each University                               prohibited from parking in these lots. To facilitate parking      have special parking or transportation needs for an event,      designated overnight lots is available from Parking and
member is expected to work out a                                 during peak periods (10 a.m.–3 p.m.) students are                 a request form can be found on the parking website.             Transportation Services and on the website.
schedule of arrival at the campus that                           encouraged to park in a Park & Ride Lot and use the
                                                                 shuttle bus services.                                             Parking Meters and Pay Stations
will allow time to find a legal parking                                                                                                                                                            Parking Summons Appeals Process
                                                                                                                                   Parking meters and pay stations are enforced 8 a.m.-            Appeals should be based on the premise that the ticket
space.                                                           Faculty/Staff & Student Shared Lots                               8 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Rates vary per location.        was not consistent with University parking regulations, or
                                                                 Certain lots are designated for use by faculty, staff and         Parking permits are not valid at parking meters. Parking is     that extenuating circumstances exist that may excuse the
                                                                 students. A valid faculty/staff or student parking permit         prohibited at malfunctioning meters. Broken meters can          appellant from compliance with these regulations.
Persons who drive vehicles on the various campus                 must be displayed in these lots.                                  be reported to 645-7329.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        The first step entails submitting a written or online
locations are at all times subject to the motor vehicle laws
                                                                                                                                                                                                   statement describing why the ticket is unwarranted. An
of the State of New York, the rules and regulations of the       Commuter Student & Faculty/Staff Lots                             Restricted Parking Areas                                        appeal form can be found on the parking website. Parking
State University of New York at Buffalo, and, where              Commuter students, faculty, and staff may park with a             Parking is prohibited on all roadways, sidewalks, fire          & Transportation Services must receive a completed
applicable, the ordinances of the City of Buffalo and Town       valid permit, in the Hochstetter B and Jarvis A Lots on the       lanes, and grass areas unless otherwise indicated.              appeal form or letter within 15 calendar days from the date
of Amherst.                                                      North Campus. Resident students are prohibited from               Additional restricted areas include those spaces                the ticket was issued. All fines double if not paid or
     A complete list of campus rules and regulations             parking in these two lots.                                        designated for motorcycles, persons with disabilities,          appealed within the 15-day period; in addition, failure to
consistent with the Vehicle and Traffic Law relating to
                                                                                                                                   service or state vehicles, loading docks, and “A” permits.      comply constitutes a plea of guilt. Appellants are notified
parking, vehicular, and pedestrian traffic and safety is on
file with the Office of the Secretary of State, the offices of   Student Apartment Parking                                         These restrictions are enforced 24 hours a day, 7 days a        by mail as to the result of their appeal. By request, an
                                                                 Vehicles parked in a student-apartment parking lot must           week. Vehicles must park in a designated parking                appeal may continue to a second step, an in-person
the clerks of the Town of Amherst and City of Buffalo, the
                                                                 display a valid student-parking permit along with a sticker       space or area, in accordance with restrictions, at all          hearing. If a request is made for a third step, the fine must
Division of Student Affairs, and the office of Parking and
                                                                 from the complex the vehicle registrant resides. The              times. No person shall park a vehicle on the premises of        be paid and evidence and transcripts from the second step
Transportation Services. They may be reviewed, by
                                                                 permit, with sticker facing toward the windshield of the          the university in such manner as to interfere with the use of   will be reviewed by a panel. A refund will be issued if the
appointment, within the normal business hours of these
                                                                 vehicle, must be displayed at all times. Permits from one         a fire hydrant, fire lane, or other emergency zone; create      ticket is dismissed. Fines do not double while an appeal is
offices.
                                                                 complex are not valid in another. With the exception of           any other hazard or unreasonably interfere with the free        pending.
     Parking permits and information regarding rules,
regulations and citations may be obtained from Parking           the commuter lots, these permits are also valid in student        and proper use of a roadway or pedestrian way. Unless
and Transportation Services (www.ub-parking.buffalo.edu),        designated lots.                                                  otherwise indicated, parking outside of lined spaces, within    Outstanding Parking Fines
                                                                                                                                   end of row triangles, or beyond double lines is prohibited      Overdue parking fines on student accounts may result in
Division of Student Affairs, 102 Spaulding Quadrangle,
                                                                                                                                   and strictly enforced.                                          placement of a hold which will prevent class registration
University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14261-0054, Phone             Resident Freshmen Parking                                                                                                         and block transcript requests. Faculty and staff members
(716) 645-3943. Campus Maps are available at 102                 Freshmen living on campus are required to park their                                                                              may be subject to payroll deduction as a means of
Spaulding, the Fronczak Information Booth on the North           vehicle, when not in use, in their residence hall lot or in a     Clinic Patient Parking                                          collecting outstanding parking fines. University members
Campus, and 104 Harriman Hall on the South Campus.               Park & Ride lot from 7 a.m. – 3 p.m., Monday - Friday.            Certain lots and spaces are designated for use by clinic        with outstanding fines may be referred as scofflaws to the
                                                                                                                                   patients displaying special, dated parking permits provided     DMV, preventing the re-registration of their vehicle.
                                                                 Visitor Parking                                                   by the clinic. Look for signage indicating who can use
Vehicle Registration                                             Visitors may obtain a guest parking permit from one of the        these spaces. For a list of University clinics and hours,       Towing
                                                                 Parking and Transportation Services offices or from the           visit the parking website.                                      Towing is a deterrent to illegal parking. Any vehicle parked
All faculty, staff, and students wishing to park on university                                                                                                                                     illegally on campus with six or more unpaid tickets will be
campuses are required to register their motor vehicles           department they are visiting. These permits are valid in
                                                                 any faculty/staff, student or shared lot. They are not valid      Parking for Persons with Disabilities                           towed at registrants’ expense. Vehicles triple parked,
annually with Parking and Transportation Services.                                                                                                                                                 blocking roadways or parked illegally in handicap or clinic
Registration is fast and easy online by going to                 in apartment complex lots.                                        Parking for persons with disabilities is available at various
                                                                      Visitors may also pay to park in a metered or pay                                                                            areas are subject to immediate towing. Abandoned
MyUB.buffalo.edu. Search for “My Parking Permit”.                                                                                  locations throughout both campuses, most prominently in
                                                                                                                                                                                                   vehicles will be towed and impounded in accordance with
     Parking rules and regulations are subject to                station space, or in the Fronczak visitor lot on the North        Diefendorf Loop (SC) and along Putnam Way (NC). Only
                                                                 Campus. Entry fee is $4 weekdays, 7 a.m. – 1 p.m., $2                                                                             New York State Vehicle & Traffic Law(s). Individuals who
change for certain campus events, special occasions,                                                                               vehicles with special license plates or a permit issued by a
                                                                 after 1 p.m.                                                                                                                      are towed will be required to pay a tow-release charge as
and emergencies.                                                                                                                   state municipality for persons with disabilities, or a
                                                                      Without a permit, visitors may park in the Center for                                                                        well as all fines or make a payment agreement before the
                                                                                                                                   temporary permit issued by UB Accessibility Resources
                                                                 Tomorrow Lot and ride the Green Line Shuttle.                                                                                     vehicle is released.
                                                                                                                                   (25 Capen Hall, 645-2608), may utilize designated areas.
TRANSPORTATION SERVICES                                                                                                       Permits or receipts are required
Schedules and routes are available at                        Express Bus Home
                                                             Chartered bus rides home for breaks are offered to
                                                                                                                             year round, including on holidays
ub-parking.buffalo.edu
                                                             students traveling to New York City, Albany and other           when University offices are open
                                                             downstate locations. Drop-off and pick-up locations and
UB Stampede                                                  pricing information is available on the Parking website.         Permits must be properly               UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO
Travel between the North and South campus is easy using
the UB Stampede busing service. Buses run every 5 to 10                                                                      displayed on all vehicles utilizing       State University of New York
minutes during peak periods of each weekday, with 24/7       Carpooling           Exchange your individual parking
operating hours during the fall and spring semesters.        permit for a shared carpool permit and have access to           parking facilities, Monday - Friday,
                                                             preferred parking spaces. A supply of one-day permits
Buses run every 30 to 60 minutes on weekends, holidays,
                                                             and an Emergency Ride Home program are offered. See
                                                                                                                             7 a.m. - 3 p.m., except for the
overnight and during the summer. University
transportation is reserved for UB students, faculty, staff   the parking website for eligibility and registration forms.     Diefendorf and Michael-Farber Lots
members, and guests. Kindly have your UB Card or                 If you are not in a carpool, but would like to be, create
affiliate institution badge, guest pass, or event            an account at GoodGoingWNY.com. This service                    on the South Campus, where
confirmation, ready to present when you are asked.           matches members from the UB community for shared
                                                             rides to and from the campus. A Rideboard, emissions            faculty/staff permits are required
                                                             reduction calculator and other transportation alternatives
                                                                                                                             Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Campus Shuttle Services                                      can be found on this site.
Campus shuttle service is accessible to all students,                                                                         Permits are transferable
faculty, staff, and visitors on every UB campus.             NFTA Rail Passes                 Free rail-only passes are
                                                                                                                             between vehicles operated by the
     Shuttles provide transportation throughout the North    available to UB members who live near the NFTA Metro
Campus servicing the Park & Ride lots and key locations      Rail line or who travel between the campuses. For               permit holder
including areas along the Academic Spine/Putnam Way,         applications and eligibility requirements, see the Parking
the Ellicott Complex, and student apartment complexes.       website.                                                         Permits should not be used by
     Shuttles connect the South and Downtown Campuses
providing a seamless link between UB affiliated properties                                                                   anyone other than the permit
downtown and the inter-campus bus stops, buildings and       UB Bicycle Program                   Bicycles must be
                                                             locked to one of the many racks provided by UB located          holder                                       PARKING AND
Park & Ride lots on the South Campus
                                                             throughout the campus. To facilitate safe travel between
                                                             campuses, bike racks are available on each UB Stampede
                                                                                                                              Permits are not to be duplicated         TRANSPORTATION
Mall/Market Shuttle                                          bus.                                                                                                          SERVICES
This service operates 3:30 – 9:00 p.m. on Wednesdays             Also, you can register your bicycle for free.
and Saturdays. The shuttle travels to the Boulevard Mall,    Registration deters theft and aids in recovery/return if
Tops, and Wegmans markets from residence halls on the        stolen. Apply for a sticker online on the Parking website.
North and South Campus.                                                                                                             PARKING &
                                                             Hop on Board                                                        TRANSPORTATION
Paratransit Services Transportation for                      Check out our many transit offerings on the website!
students with permanent and temporary disabilities is                                                                                SERVICES
coordinated in conjunction with UB Accessibility
                                                                                                                                ub-parking.buffalo.edu
                                                                                                                                                                           2012 - 2013
Resources- 645-2608. For information on eligibility and
scheduling pick-ups, call 645-7329.                          INFORMATION AND DIRECTIONS
                                                             Maps and directions are available from Parking and

                                                                                                                                                                       PARKING RULES
                                                             Transportation Services offices and at the Fronczak visitor
                                                             lot’s information booth.
                                                                                                                                      Office Locations:
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