Sound Your Horn! - DOTS - University of Maryland

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SOUND YOUR HORN!
Transportation Services Hours: Mon - Fri. 8:15am - 4:00pm
Regents Drive Garage Building #202 (PG-2)
Phone: (301) 314-PARK or x4PARK or
Contact us by e-mail at [email protected]
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One word: TRANSPORTATION
Pedestrians
Parking
Buses
Public Transit
Bicyclists
Personal Vehicles
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Commuter, Resident, & Visitor Parking
Commuter Student Parking
Visitor Parking
 Pay stations
 Parking garages
 Metered parking
 $217 annually
Lot assignments based
on class standing and lot
availability
PARKING
Resident Student Parking
 $419 annual permit
 For juniors and seniors
(60+ credit hours)
 Lot assignments based
on campus address and
credit level
DID YOU KNOW …
Faculty/staff pay $404 or
$615 per year for permits
Resident lot
DOTS sold
assignments are made
18,403 permits
at a spot:permit ratio
last year
of 1:1
Permits are issued to
freshmen and
sophomores as availability
allows
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Map available online at
http://www.transportation.umd.edu/maps.html
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ENFORCEMENT
Ensures that people who pay for parking have spaces where and when they should
How DOTS tickets
Why DOTS tickets
There are 4 categories of
parking citations:
1. Nuisance
2. Inconveniencing others
3. Safety
4. Fraud
And then some …
Ticket appeals process
Myth: DOTS issues citations
tickets just to make
money
Fact: DOTS issues citations
to maintain order in on
campus parking areas
Myth: DOTS staff review
ticket appeals
Fact: The Ticket Review
Board is comprised of
UMD students
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Evening
Service/NITE
Ride
Charter
Services
Commuter
Shuttle-UM
Paratransit
Service Bus
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Find a listing of all bus routes in the Campus Connections Guide, available at our Regents Drive Garage office or online in “Shuttle-UM Routes“
Bus Routes
Commuter- begin service as early as 6 a.m. and run as late as 3 a.m.
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Park and Rides
Apartments near campus
CP Metro, Silver Spring Metro
Shopping centers
North and South Campus Connectors
The 124 bus to
Shady Grove
travels nearly 50
miles round trip
Find out the E.T.A.
for your bus using
ShuttleTrac online
or by phone
Shuttle-UM
runs 24
different
bus routes
Evening- operate between 5:30
p.m. and 4:30 a.m.
 Named by color- Blue, Gold,
Green Orange, Purple
 Travel as far as Courtyards, CP
Metro, and Graduate Hills
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http://www.dots.umd.edu/routes/niteride.html
NITE Ride
Available to and from
locations not covered
by bus routes in
operation at that time
Call 301-314-NITE for
safe trips between
5:30 p.m. and 7:30
a.m. every day of the
week
http://www.dots.umd.edu/transit/paratransit.html
Paratransit
For students, faculty,
and staff with
permanent or
temporary disabilities
Schedule by phone or
online; services offered
24/7
http://www.dots.umd.edu/transit/charter.html
Charters
For UMD
organizations,
departments, and
student groups
Reservations must be
made, within 10 business
days of desired charter
http://www.dots.umd.edu/transit/programs.html
Service
Bus
Supports student
group community
service projects
requiring
transportation to and
from service sites
All Service Bus events
must be open to the
University of
Maryland community
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Sustainability Initiatives
Permit Options
 Motorcycle- $0 decal
 Green- 20% discount
 Bundle pack- 10 for $50
ZipCar is on campus!
http://www.zipcar.com/umd/
With new license
plate recognition
software, UMD is a
permit-less campus!
Rideshares
 Zimride (zimride.umd.edu)
 Find someone going your way
 Terp Riders
What About Buses?
 50% off cost of permit
 Now using ultra-low sulfur fuel
 More on-campus parking
options
 B-2 biodiesel
 Guaranteed ride home
www.mwcog.org/commuter2/
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DOTS receives funding
for bike initiatives from
SGA
 More registered
cyclists=more funding
for bike initiatives
Bike lanes on campus
 Why Register?
 Lost/stolen
 Lock cutting
 Bike lockers
 More bike racks on
campus
Be a Bike
Ambassador!!!
Access online bike maps of MD/D.C./VA and PG County
@ http://www.dots.umd.edu/alt_trans/bicycling.html
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DOTS Works For You …You Could Work For
DOTS!
DOTS Employs 227+ Students
 DRIVE A BUS! EARN $10/HR
 WHAT OTHER POSITIONS ARE AVAILABLE TO ME AFTER I
HAVE MY CDL?
 Student specialist positions in maintenance ,
paratransit, charters, dispatch
Why Become a Bus Driver?
Get your CDL for *free*
receive valuable professional
trainings
 RATHER NOT DRIVE?
 Student administrative positions in human
resources, marketing, student ticket review board,
pit crew, training and development
 Maintain CDL post graduation for job
security
 flexible work schedule
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BECOME A STUDENT MANAGER!
“What you learn here at DOTS, you’ll use
for the rest of your life”
Robert Mihalcik, CDL Training Mgr.
Apply online at
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http://www.transportation.umd.edu/application.html
Where Does Your $$$ Go?
• Shuttle
Revenue
Sources
Student
Mandatory
fees
• Permits
Revenue
Dollars
$4,207,353
Charters
$962,455
MOUs
$577,850
Transfer from
Parking
$2,680,000
Total Revenue
$8,427,658
• Citations
Heavily
subsidized
60% of
drivers are
students
FY 09
$2,335,120
Unique
• MOUs
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What Else Does DOTS Do For You?
 Affordable transportation to NY/NJ and free transportation to BWI for breaks
 $30 One Way/$50 Round Trip to NY/NJ
 Online registration at http://www.transportation.umd.edu/trips.html
 Motor Assistance Vehicle (MAV)- Free on campus gas transport, tire inflation, tire
change, jumpstart, lock out services
 301-314 - 4CAR
 http://www.dots.umd.edu/parking/mav.html
MAV assisted 583
students last year
 Free advertising on buses for campus groups
 Submit online at http://www.transportation.umd.edu/advertise_campus.html
 Quickbus to from Lot 1 to Comcast for basketball games
 Enroll in Smart Benefits - Pre-tax payroll deduction for students on payroll
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Accountability
DOTS Annual Reports are available online:
http://www.transportation.umd.edu/annual.html
DOTS Regulations are available online:
http://www.transportation.umd.edu/parking.html
DOTS meets with SGA, RHA, and the GSA to evaluate
route changes, student fees, and new initiatives
DOTS encourages you to Sound Your Horn!
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Contact Us
Visit us at Regents Drive
Mon - Fri. 8:15am - 4:00pm
Phone: 301-314-PARK (x4PARK) OR 301-3142255 (x42255) for Shuttle-UM information
Email: [email protected]
Online: www.dots.umd.edu
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