Parking adjustments for UI Hospitals & Clinics Campus beginning March 23, 2020

Parking adjustments for UI Hospitals & Clinics Campus beginning March 23, 2020

March 19, 2020  

University of Iowa Parking and Transportation is adjusting its operations to focus on supporting the critical operations of UI Hospitals & Clinics and the university in response to COVID-19. Parking lot operations on the West Campus have been adjusted in to maximize available space closest to UI Hospitals & Clinics.   

Unless specifically noted, normal parking operations are in effect. This is an evolving situation, and changes may occur quickly.  

The cooperation and flexibility of faculty, staff, and the campus community is appreciated during this time. Parking permit holders will receive additional information to their university email from the Parking Office about how they may be impacted.  

University of Iowa parking lots and facilities operations

Parking operation adjustments were determined in collaboration with UI Hospitals & Clinics administration and the UI Critical Incident Management Team. Parking and Transportation will continue to evaluate operations with these teams.  

Please clearly display your parking permit when parking in the re-assigned location. Enforcement will be used to implement and maintain any temporary assignments.   

Reassignments for UIHC Parking Permits
Current parking permit location Re-assigned location staring March 23
Parking Lot 85, Hawkeye Commuter Parking Lot 65, Finkbine Commuter
Parking Lot 65, Finkbine Commuter Parking Lot 75, Arena
Parking Lot 55, Hancher Parking Lot 40, Dental faculty/staff lot
Parking Lot 75, Arena Parking Lot 43, Kinnick
GME Lot 65-M, and Lot 75-M Hospital Parking Ramp 4
Parking Lot 48, Myrtle Parking Lot 40, Dental faculty/staff lot

 

Hospital Parking Ramps 1, 2, 4, and Family Care Center Lot remain reserved for patient and visitor use Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Employee in the ramp citations will be issued during these hours.   

Hospital Parking Ramp 3, Newton Road Parking Ramp and meters are available for employee use per normal operations, with hourly rates in effect. Standard Night Weekend (NW) Privileges remain available to permit holders using their parking access card to enter after 4:30 p.m. and exiting before 8:30 a.m. 

Employees who do not have a parking permit may park in Parking Lot 48 (Myrtle Avenue Lot), Parking Lot 55 (Hancher),  or Parking Lot 65 (Finkbine Commuter). These parking lots are open parking and do not require any parking permit at this time.

Commuter Programs 

Until further notice, the employee van pool program is available for those vans that want to continue operating with its current membership. If operations change, Parking and Transportation will notify members and provide updates.  

Iowa City Transit and Coralville Transit will continue to provide service at this time. Buses are cleaned nightly with an EPA approved cleaner effective against COVID-19. If riding the bus, make efforts to practice social distancing as much as possible.  

At this time, 380Express will continue to provide service. A second bus is being added to allow for more social distancing at the busiest times for arrival and departure at the West Campus Transportation Center. The additional bus is added between 6:30 a.m. and 7:38 a.m. and between 3:45 p.m. and 4:45 p.m.  

CAMBUS

Until further notice, CAMBUS will continue to provide service to support critical university operations. Riders are strongly encouraged to use the mobile app, Transit, for live tracking, departure predictions, and notifications. For details about cleaning procedures see boarding and exiting alert.

Buses are cleaned nightly with an EPA approved cleaner effective against COVID-19. CAMBUS is in the process of adding additional cleaning measures that will include disinfecting each bus twice a day and intensive deep cleaning each week. These additional measures will begin Monday, March 23.

Please consider walking from parking lots to work locations if you are able. If riding the bus, make efforts to practice social distancing as much as possible. Riders if able should board and exit using the rear doors. Riders with mobility concerns may continue to use the front door to board and exit.  

  

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Parking and Transportation’s operations are focused on supporting the critical operations of UI Hospitals & Clinics and the university. The department will continue to evaluate and modify processes and operations in coordination with University of Iowa Critical Incident Management team and public health officials. Parking operations may quickly be adjusted in response to COVID-19.   

Up to date information regarding the university's preparation and response to COVID-19 is available at coronavirus.uiowa.edu.