Presentation, Open Forum Thursday on UW Transit, Parking Study

It'll take place Thursday, Feb. 14, from 1:30-3 p.m. in the Agriculture Building auditorium.

Consultants working on a 10-year parking and transportation plan for the University of Wyoming will present a summary of findings, survey results, initial conclusions and preliminary recommendations during a campus presentation and open forum Thursday, Feb. 14, from 1:30-3 p.m. in the Agriculture Building auditorium.

Walker Consultants and Olsson Associates are conducting a comprehensive study of UW’s current parking and transportation programs. The 10-year plan will serve as a roadmap to help guide future parking and transportation decision-making — and to serve as a change agent that will help optimize the university’s parking and transportation system, leading to customer service enhancements and operational efficiencies.

Over the past few months, the consultant team visited the campus to see its transportation and parking programs in action, conducted a parking occupancy study and led nearly a dozen meetings, focus groups and town-hall sessions. The comprehensive survey went to all faculty, staff and students; 4,609 people responded, a response rate of over 28 percent.

Now, the team is synthesizing all it has observed, heard and measured in order to build the parking and transportation plan.
The consultants’ report is scheduled to be completed later this spring and will be part of the university’s overall campus master planning process.