During the spring semester, Washington University will host a series of events that are expected to draw a high volume of traffic to campus, particularly leading up to and during Thurtene Carnival and WashU Reunion Weekend, April 17-19.
Parking & Transportation Services at Washington University in St. Louis is reminding the campus community of the latest changes to Metro bus routes; parking during high-volume events such as Parents and Family Weekend; and vehicle storage options in advance of the holidays.
The university’s Parking and Transportation team is sharing plans for the months ahead, from town halls with Metro officials to shuttles and alerts about parking restrictions around major campus events.
Beginning Friday, Jan. 11, Hoyt Drive will be closed to vehicular traffic for improvements to the north entry to the east end of campus. Vehicle access to campus from Forest Park Parkway will remain open at Throop Drive.
Washington University parking leaders welcomed students, faculty and staff back to campus with updates and reminders about getting to, from and around the university. Watch the video for details.
Dedric Carter, vice chancellor for operations and technology transfer, shares insights on the strategy behind Washington University in St. Louis’ new parking and transportation plan, successes to date, and what the campus community can expect this year.
Gwendolyn Bolden has been appointed director of Parking & Transportation at Washington University, announced Dedric Carter, vice chancellor for operations and technology management. Bolden is a certified administrator of public parking and has worked at universities and municipalities across the nation.
Stephanie Hunter, transportation operations supervisor, manages WUSTL’s U-Pass program — which provides full-time faculty, staff and students free, unlimited use of Metro transit. “I was there in the beginning, and I helped to develop it, watched it grow,” Hunter says. “I take a lot of pride in seeing what a difference it makes to people on campus.”