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Spring parking update


Welcome to Spring 2014 at FIU! In an effort to reduce the traffic and parking congestion, FIU’s Office of Parking and Transportation will implement several temporary changes from Monday, Jan. 6 through Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. Please take note so that you can plan your commute accordingly.

Modesto A. Maidique Campus and Engineering Center

TEMPORARY PARKING AREAS & EXPANDED SHUTTLE SERVICE

We will have 2,400 temporary parking spaces available for students, faculty and staff as “all decals” parking from Monday, Jan. 6 to Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. Please see below for locations and details.

In addition to our existing Panther Mover service between the Charles Perry/Primera Casa building and Panther Garage, we will have pick-up and drop-off locations at the temporary parking areas at Tamiami Park, PG5 Overflow parking area and the Fair and Exposition Overflow between 8 and 10 a.m., and 4 and 6 p.m. (4 through 7p.m. only Tamiami), Monday through Friday.

Shuttle to and from Park and Ride at Engineering Center will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Our existing CATS bus service will continue to provide shuttle services to and from Engineering Center and facilitate access when additional shuttle is not operating. For a schedule, and CATS stops click here. Click here for a map of the shuttle routes and pick up locations as well as the additional parking.

Parking Site Number of Spaces Available Expanded Shuttle Service:
Northeast corner of campus, just east of Parking Garage 5-Market Station (PG5)8am to 10am4pm to 6pm 470 Shuttle to and from the Graham Center from the PG5 Overflow parking area
Tamiami Park, just east of the FIU Stadium and south of Lot 68am to 10am4pm to 7pm 1,500 Shuttle to and from Health and Wellness/SIPA from the  western side of the parking area
Fair and Exposition, just east of the Wertheim Performing Arts Center and south of Lot 58am to 10am4pm to 6pm 400 Shuttle to and from the drop off area between the Frost Art Museum and the Blue Garage from the center of the parking area
Park and Ride option at the Engineering Center located at the intersection of SW 107 Ave. and Flagler Street,10am to 6pm 350 Shuttle to and from Frost Art Museum and the Ryder Business Building.

 

Map 2014

TRAFFIC CONTROL PLAN

To move traffic in and out of campus as safely and efficiently as possible, there will be police officers and public safety technicians directing traffic at the intersections and inside campus. Please be courteous to pedestrians.

There will be additional entrances to MMC at:

  • SW 107 Ave. and SW 19 St. (Fair and Exposition entrance)
  • Coral Way and SW 112 Ave. (Tamiami Park entrance)
  • SW 117 Ave. and SW 21 St. (east of the Florida Turnpike)

ADDITIONAL PARKING FOR HOUSING RESIDENTS

An additional 291 reserved parking spaces for residential students are available at the new Parkview Housing Garage. These spaces, available for an additional charge, are for current occupants of university housing only.

ALTERNATIVE TRANSPORTATION 

Carpool

FIU has partnered with South Florida Commuter Services (SFCS) to expand the Carpool program on campus. Sign-up for free and obtain permits that will allow you to find closer parking. Sign up at www.Get2fiu.com.

Miami-Dade Transit

Student transit passes at a discount of 50 percent are available for purchase at the Parking Office at the beginning of each month. The transit hub located on SW 107 Ave. and 17 St. serves routes number 8, 11, 24 and 71. For more information, click here.

Sweetwater Trolley

The City of Sweetwater Trolley currently stops near the Graham Center providing additional connection from surrounding areas to both the Engineering and Modesto A. Maidique campuses. For more information on the City of Sweetwater Trolley, click here.

Utilizing any of these services makes you eligible to register for the Emergency Ride Home program via SFCS. For registration please access the carpool site.

Biscayne Bay Campus

TEMPORARY PARKING AREAS
Lot 1 is partially closed due to construction in the area. A temporary gravel lot has been set up on the south side of Lot 4 until the permanent replacement is completed. Any additional parking will be directed to the grass area between Lots 4 and 5.

Additionally, the east section of Lot 1 has been reconfigured, which will provide a new entrance and will also make a larger portion of loop road a one-way road. Please exercise caution when navigating this area.

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TRAFFIC CONTROL PLAN

To move traffic in and out of campus as safely and efficiently as possible, University Police will monitor intersections. Please be attentive to pedestrians.

ALTERNATIVE TRANSPORTATION 

Carpool

FIU has partnered with South Florida Commuter Services (SFCS) to expand the Carpool program on campus. Sign-up for free and obtain permits that will allow you to find closer parking. Sign up at www.Get2fiu.com

Miami-Dade Transit

Student transit passes at a discount of 50 percent are available for purchase at the Parking Office at the beginning of each month. For more information, click here.

Utilizing any of these services makes you eligible to register for the Emergency Ride Home program via SFCS. For registration please access the carpool site.

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