Parking & Traffic Regulations 2017-2018

  1. Quick Reference
  2. General Provisions
  3. Definitions
  4. Traffic Regulations
  5. Campus Cart Operations
  6. Controlled Access Pedestrian Priority Areas
  7. Parking Regulations
  8. Parking Permits
  9. Enforcement
  10. Driving and Parking Offenses

Section X
Driving and Parking Offenses

Driving and Parking Offenses Fine
Section Violation Description Penalty
V Unauthorized parking in an “AT ALL TIMES” space $75
V Improper method of parking $35
V Disabled vehicle** $75
V Unauthorized special event parking $75
V Parking overtime at a meter $20
V Improper use of a controlled access area or a key card $75
V Unauthorized parking in a space designated for persons with disabilities $200*
V Moped/motorcycle/motor scooter parked in a space designated for four-wheeled vehicles $25
V Bicycle parking in areas other than those designated for bicycles** $25*
V Violating temporary parking restrictions $35
V Parked in violation of set time parameters $35
V Idling at air intake louvers** $35
V Damage to PTS property $100+ cost
VI Failure to display proper permit on a registered vehicle (3 warning tickets per academic year then $15 per incident) warning/$15
VI The unauthorized sale, distribution, possession, counterfeiting, or alteration of a university parking permit and/or the possession of an illegally purchased, distributed, counterfeited, or altered permit (plus cost of the permit) $250 + permit cost*†
VI Unauthorized Parking on Speedway Pedestrian Mall $75
VII Unauthorized Entry into Speedway Pedestrian Mall $100
IV Obstruction to vehicular or pedestrian traffic** $35
V Parking at a fire lane, fire hydrant, red or yellow-curb** $75
V Parking or driving on sidewalks, grass or shrubbery (plus the actual cost of repairs) $35 + cost
IV Improper passenger pick-up and drop-off $35
IV Exceeding 15 miles per hour speed limit or other posted speed limits on campus $75
IV Violation of an official traffic control device (e.g. "Stop" or "Yield" sign) $75
IV Moving violation of the Texas Motor Vehicle Laws not otherwise specified in these regulations $75
V Moving a barricade or parking within any barricaded area or moving a vehicle without permission of owner/operator** $35
IV Failure to stop and heed instructions given by a university police officer or guard $75
V Other non-moving violation of Texas Motor Vehicle Laws $75
VIII Parking or operating a motor vehicle while privileges are suspended** $200*
IV Having a vehicle of any type within a university building (except parking facilities) $20
V, VI Parking without authorized valid permit $35
V Unauthorized parking in Thompson Conference Center/ LBJ lots $35
V Improper exit from a university parking garage (plus maximum daily fee due) $75 + fee*
VIII Theft of property or damaging property by either unauthorized boot removal or tampering/attempted removal of the boot (plus replacement cost of damaged property) $250 + cost
VI Unregistered bicycle $15
V Inhabiting a vehicle of any kind on university property without authorization $75
VII Vehicle relocation and/or towing $125

NOTE: PTS reserves the right to refer any violators to the Dean of Students or Departmental Dean or Director
*Penalty doubles upon second offense and all subsequent violations are subject to immobilization or impound.
** Offense subject to citation and vehicle impound.
† All relevant and currently outstanding fines and fees must be paid prior to the release of the boot.

Automobile Boot Fee — $100
Bicycle Impound Fee — $25

PTS Office
Trinity Parking Garage (TRG)
1815 Trinity St. (Map)

Open Monday - Friday
except official university holidays
Cashier Office: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Administrative Office: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Phone: 512-471-PARK (7275)
Fax: 512-232-9405
Twitter: @utaustinparking, @utshuttle, @bikeut