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Release: Immediate

Limited parking to be available in faculty/staff lot

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Beginning Monday, Oct. 19, limited public parking will be available evenings and weekends in the University of Iowa's faculty and staff reserved parking

Lot 13, located off Grand Avenue in Iowa City, just north of Hillcrest and Quadrangle residence halls. Public parking will be available at the rate of 60 cents per hour weekdays from 4:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. and on weekends from 9 a.m. until 1 a.m. All other hours, Lot 13 is reserved for permit holders.

The changes in the use of Lot 13 are intended to improve the safety and reliability of access to key research and educational facilities in the area, according to David Ricketts, UI director of parking and transportation.

Faculty and staff holding reserve and commuter permits for any UI parking lot may use Lot 13 free of charge during public parking hours. Call Parking Services at 335-1475 for instructions on using hangtags for entry and exit. Lot 13 permit holders may use their keys for access anytime. The lot will be reserved for permit holders during major university special events.