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Parking and Mobility Services

Parking & Mobility Services

Announcements

 Parking Rates Increase Notice

Parking rates will increase in fiscal year 2019 (FY 2019). For monthly permit holders, the increase will take effect on September 1, 2018. For exempt employees, this increase will be reflected in your October pay. For non-exempt employees, the increase will be reflected in your first pay in October. Non-benefitted employees will see the increase when paying for parking in September, and thereafter. All monthly rates increase by $4 per month.

Event parking rates will increase effective July 1, 2018. The rate will increase from $8 to $10, for 4 (four) or more hours, per day. For event parking of less than 4 (four) hours duration, the rate will increase from $6 to $8.
Paid visitor parking rates will increase effective July 1, 2018. The rate will increase from $1.50 per hour to, $2 per hour.
These new rates were approved by the Chancellor and Board of Trustees (BOT).
Why do parking rates increase?

In addition to paying down the debt incurred from building parking garages, the costs for operating and maintaining a parking system with more 5,900 spaces, including 7 parking structures, 60 off-street lots, and other spaces across the campus, are significant. These costs increase over time due to inflation, and as parking assets age, maintaining becomes more expensive. For many years at DU, monthly parking rates have increased annually. For the past 5 years however, only the monthly rates have increased. The last increase in event rates and hourly rates occurred in 2013. Senior leadership and the BOT, determined that event and hourly rates should be increased in FY 2019, along with the monthly rates.
Why did rates increase by the amount they did this year?

DU is committed to supporting sustainability, as outlined in the University of Denver Sustainability Commitment https://www.du.edu/sustainability/commitment.html. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and achieving carbon neutrality by 2050, requires a holistic approach if we are to reach those objectives. Setting parking rates so that they encourage travel mode shift, away from single occupant vehicles, and to more sustainable modes such as transit, cycling, ride share, car sharing, and walking, supports the University in achieving its sustainability commitments. The parking rate increases in 2019, coincides with the start of the Denver Advantage Plan (DAP). The new Residence Hall and Community Commons are being constructed on four existing parking lots. Besides reducing the physical inventory of parking spaces, those lots were highly utilized and generated significant revenue. The rate increase will offset some of the lost revenue.

Campus Shuttle Service Suspension

The Campus shuttle service, Chariot, will suspend service during Winter Break from Monday, December 24th through Tuesday, January 1st.

DU Bike Sharing Program No Longer In Operation

The Bike Sharing Program at DU, with bicycles available to rent from ofo, is no longer in operation.

Northwest Stairwell in Lot H1/H2 closed for construction

The stairwell in the Northwest corner of Lot H1/H2 is closed due to construction. Please use an alternate entrance/exit.

Lot H Stairwell closing location

EV Charging Station at Lot 316 is Offline

The EV Charging Station at the north end of Lot 316, near the Sturm Hall loading dock, is offline for aproximately 8 weeks due to construction.

Chariot Shuttle Stop Change

The stop at Centennial Hall on the Clockwise route has been moved to Centennial Towers. Please see the Chariot information page for the map.

Annual Bike Registration: Act now!

Registering your bike assists in recovery in case of theft, and allows owners to be notified if there is a problem with the bike. Registration is free, but requires an annual update so we know that your bike is active on campus. Register at mobility/bicycling. If you have any questions please call us at 303-871-3210 or email [email protected].

Ulock enforcement policy

We want to make you aware that beginning immediately the bicycle U-lock policy will be enforced regularly. This policy can be found on the Campus Safety website, Bicycle Security, and on the Parking and Mobility website, Bicycles . Remember, bicycles should not be locked to handrails, lampposts, or objects other than a bike rack.

As we realize that some of you may not have been aware of this policy we are giving you a grace period of one week to obtain a U-lock and properly secure your bicycle before Winter break. All bicycles left unsecured or improperly secured will be immobilized and/or impounded by the Parking and Mobility Services office.

Bicycles will only be released during our business hours. The Parking and Mobility office is open Monday – Friday from 8:30am until 4:30pm. We are closed all University holidays.