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Fun Facts and Tips - Parking and Transportation

There’s a lot more to Parking and Transportation Services (PTS) than you may know. Test your knowledge with these fun facts!

Did you know that parking is often a person’s first and last impression of our campus?

It’s important to plan for visitor parking and inform visitors about options to ensure a positive first impression. Help us avoid issuing needless citations, by completing and submitting an Event & Guest Parking Mach form 10-days in advance. Or direct your guest to a meter or pay station.

Did you know you can track available spaces by following us on Twitter?

First week of the semester, follow BportParking on Twitter to receive important real-time parking, transportation, and traffic updates. A parking guide is also available to assist in your parking needs. See link below.

Did you know that there are almost always parking spaces available in Lots D and V?

Don’t waste time, gas, and aggravation circling for a space. Simply park and walk to your destination – it’s great exercise!

Did you know that vehicles are available to borrow on campus for as low as $7.65 per hour?

It’s all part of Zipcar. Simply become a member for $15. Then, reserve the car and pay by the hour or day. (Must be 18 years or older.)

Did you know that parking and transportation information is viewable via the campus Google map?

This is a great way to view lot and meter locations, as well as view the shuttle stop locations. Visit brockport.edu/map.

Did you know that you can manage your parking account online?

Visit brockport.edu/support/parking and select ‘My Parking Account’ to make updates to your vehicle information, purchase a permit, appeal a citation, view photos, and/or pay a citation. Check out the new look!

Did you know you can purchase your permit online and use your printed receipt as your parking credential for up to ten business days?

The most convenient way to purchase your permit is at brockport.edu/support/parking. Permit will be mailed to your home address.

Did you know that pay stations located in Lots T & V allow you or your guest to purchase a permit by the hour or day? NEW to Lot T!

The pay stations can be used when the Conrad Welcome Center is closed or anytime it’s more convenient for you. Pay only for time needed. $1/hr. Cash and coin, only.

Did you know you can save money on your parking permit and get access to premium parking spaces if you form a carpooling relationship?

Use the Rideshare tool available at brockport.edu/support/parking to help find a carpool partner. Then, register your carpool with PTS!

Did you know that PTS acts as a good steward of resources by incorporating energy saving alternatives when possible?

Examples include its hybrid vehicle, offering paperless environment (manage your account online), efforts to reduce idling by sharing location of open parking spaces via twitter and greeters, ridesharing, offering of Eagle Run shuttle services, car sharing – ZIP cars and solar powered pay stations. Learn about these initiatives and more at brockport.edu/support/parking.

Did you know Parking and Transportation Services lent a helping hand to over 500 motorists last year?

The Motorist Assistant Program is free to anyone who parks on campus. Call 395-PARK during normal business hours if you get locked out, need a jump-start, lock de-icing, and tire inflation.

contact: Parking and Transportation Services, park@brockport.edu or 395-PARK
submitted: Thu, Jan 4, 2018 by jfrosini
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