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Michael Shaw promotes student awareness, optimism while directing traffic

Nov. 16, 2018

At the intersection of 24th Street and Whitis Avenue, not even the melodious chimes of the Tower bells, the honks of passing vehicles or the chatter of rushing students can drown out Michael Shaw’s booming voice.   

Shaw, UT Empowerment Program Ambassador and Parking Enforcement Assistant, adds to his daily traffic regulation routine through high-fives, words of motivation and friendly conversations with passersby. At various traffic kiosks across campus, Shaw has channeled positivity into his work since 2011.

TxDOT to Conduct Campus Traffic Survey Sept. 27

Sept. 25, 2018

Please be advised that on Thursday, September 27th a traffic study sponsored by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will be conducted on the UT-Austin campus. The study will collect data on the amount and patterns of traffic generated by the university. To collect this information, study personnel wearing vests and name tags will be located on campus counting vehicles, pedestrians, and bicycles and inviting individuals to participate in a brief survey about their travel to and from UT. The surveys are random, voluntary, and only take about 1 to 2 minutes to complete.

Commercial Scooter Dismount Zones for Home Football Game Days

Sept. 11, 2018

Attention Campus Community:

Football season is upon us and PTS would like to inform all students, faculty, and staff who utilize commercial scooters like Bird and Lime, that scooters will not be allowed to travel beyond the checkpoints on game days. There will be a designated scooter drop off zone near each checkpoint for all scooters that guest will be able to access at any time during and after the game.

Traffic and parking disruptions 8/20-8/29

Aug. 23, 2018

Please expect extra congestion and traffic delays on and around campus beginning Monday, August 20 through the first class day, Wednesday, August 29.

Mooov-In 2018

Mooov-In week, August 20-28, will bring parking and traffic disruptions near university residence halls. Beginning on Friday, August 24, resident student check-in will take place at UFCU Disch-Falk Field (DFF). Most of the impact will be around the following parking areas:

San Jacinto Blvd Closure for Sunday, August 26

Aug. 23, 2018

San Jacinto Blvd between 21st Street and DeLoss Dodds Way will be temporarily closed on Sunday, August 26 from 7:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. This closure will be for an athletics promotional video shoot.

Summer Bike Cleanup

May 4, 2018

Don't forget to take your bike home at the end of the semester!

Bicycles left at dormitory racks will be considered abandoned on Sunday, May 20 at 9 a.m.

Any remaining bicycles are subject to impoundment by Parking and Transportation Services at the owner's expense.

Due to the large amount of bicycles abandoned at the dorm racks each year and our ongoing effort to make space available for current and new students, we ask that you please take your bike home with you when you are not here.