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NEWS BULLETINS
Construction on Campus
CONSTRUCTION ON CAMPUS
Mesa Road construction from Los Carneros Road to Stadium Road. (See announcement on right.)

Ocean Road repairs from Mesa Road to the Bus Loop.

UCEN Road repair and 9 Parking expansion.

Solar panel installation on the top level of 22 Parking Structure (Associated Students supported).

Faculty Club renovation/Guest House addition project, 23 Parking.

San Joaquin Residence Hall construction, parking in 38 Parking.

Parking maintenance in 30 Parking, the Noble Hall loading area and the Santa Cruz short-term parking area.

Resurfacing is complete in 6 and 16 Parking, all spaces cleared for occupancy.

More information about parking and roadway enhancement projects can be found here.
Hwy. 101 Improvements
HIGHWAY 101 IMPROVEMENTS
Carpool Lane Improvement Project, from Mobil Pier Undercrossing to Casitas Pass Road. Project info here.

South Coast 101 High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Project. HOV lanes are planned for Highway 101 from Carpinteria to Santa Barbara. Project info here.

Los Carneros Bridge Project. Los Carneros Road southbound on & off ramps are closed while the bridge crossing the Union Pacific Railroad is replaced. Project info here.
MTD Service Changes
MTD SERVICE CHANGES
Service changes planned to begin in August include re-routing Line 15x to travel only along El Colegio Road, rather than along the narrow side streets of Isla Vista. Line 15x provides service between SBCC and UCSB/Isla Vista.
 
View an MDC flyer with map here.

There will also be additional evening service on this route. Three new, long-awaited, articulated buses are expected to arrive in Fall and be put into service on Lines 12x, 15x and 24x. These 60-foot articulated buses have a 40% larger passenger capacity.
Transportation Services
TRANSPORTATION SERVICES
Updating above-ground fuel tank to comply with the latest APCD air quality regulations.

Acquiring new vehicles to enhance rental service to the campus community: 5 sedans (2 Ford Expeditions, 1 Dodge Grand Caravan, 2 economy) and 2 12–passenger vans.


Undergraduate Night & Weekend Permit
Night & Weekend Permit
Who is eligible
Undergraduate students are eligible to buy an annual Night & Weekend parking permit, the cost of which is covered in part by a $3.33 quarterly lock-in fee.
The Night & Weekend permit now sells at $35.
You save $35 over last year’s price.

An alternative for undergraduates is to buy one-time permits at $4.00 each or 15-day Night & Weekend permits at $8.00 each. The permits are sold from permit dispensers at our regular price since purchases are not covered by a lock-in fee.

When & where to park
An annual Night & Weekend permit allows you to park on campus Monday through Friday from 5:00PM until 7:30AM the next morning, and all day Saturday and Sunday.

A machine-dispensed Night & Weekend permit has the same privileges and hours as the annual Night & Weekend permit, except it is not on sale, nor is it valid for parking, on Friday and Saturday nights from midnight to 5AM the next morning.

During permitted hours, you may park in Faculty & Staff Parking and Visitor & Student Parking. Coastal Access and vendor spaces are valid for parking, as are time-restricted parking spaces for the time designated.

The Night & Weekend permit does not allow you to park at any time in:
  • lots, areas, or spaces marked “At All Times” or marked for “RS” permit holders
  • where other restrictions apply — for example, reserved, metered or Handicap Icon Disabled spaces
  • parking facilities operated by Housing & Residential Services❖
How to apply
Apply for your annual permit online by clicking Buy your parking permit HERE .Upon submitting your application, you will then:
  1. Receive an email confirmation of your order. Contact Parking Services if you do not receive a confirmation. Failure to receive a confirmation most likely indicates that we do not have your correct email address.
  2. Receive an email (typically within two business days) advising you whether or not your order was approved, and how to go back online to complete the order.
  3. Receive instructions for printing a temporary permit. A long-term permit will be mailed to the address listed on your application.
When to renew
The annual permit expires on June 30. Please note that renewal is not automatic. To maintain parking privileges, log into your online account and apply for a new permit before June 30.

Price and payment options
The cost of the annual permit is $35.00, plus $5.95 processing, shipping & handling fee. TPS accepts payment by cash, debit/credit card, or a check made payable to UC Regents.

A permit purchased after the start of a fiscal year is prorated by quarter and the appropriate fee charged for the remaining quarters. If you purchase an annual permit after October 1, for example, the cost to you is $26.25 for three quarters. After January 1, you pay $17.50 for two quarters, and after April 1, $8.75 for one quarter. (Quoted prices do not include the $5.95 processing, shipping & handling fee.)

Permit returns and refunds
Annual permits that are not being used must be returned to Parking Services to qualify for a refund. See here for more information about our permit return policy.

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