Frequently Asked Questions:



Parking / Registration: Emory Healthcare



Q.

I am a new employee. How do I register for parking?


A.

New applicants must complete and submit the full application form to the Parking Office at the Starvine parking deck on the Clairmont campus (1945 Starvine Way, Decatur, GA 30033) to register for any one of the Commute Options. Commute Options include regular parking, Cliff, transit subsidies, Emory park-n-ride lots, vanpools, carpools , bike and walk/drop off.

Q.

What do I need in order to register for a parking permit?


A.

Employees registering for the first time must show their drivers license and vehicle registration for each vehicle that will be driven to campus at the time the permit is picked up.

Q.

How much does parking cost for Emory Healthcare employees?


A.

Parking is free for Emory Healthcare employees parking in Peavine, Michael Street and Clairmont campus (Starvine Way) parking decks.

For employees assigned to Lowergate, Tower, Lowergate South and 1525 Clifton Road parking decks, the cost is $66 for the 2008 year.

Q.

How can I appeal a parking ticket?


A.

Appeals may be made only by those individuals who have properly registered for parking privileges and have paid all appropriate fees. Visit https://myaccount.parking.emory.edu to appeal online. Appeals submitted after seven calendar days of the ticket issue date will be accepted only after payment of the fine.

Q.

What is an Occasional Parking Permit?


A.

The Occasional Parking Permit allows employees participating in Commute Options (carpool, vanpool, bike, walk, transit, Cliff) to park in a designated parking deck (20 days per year) when it is necessary to drive to work.

Q.

Do I have to register my motorcycle or scooter to park on Emory's campus?


A.

Yes. Faculty, staff and students must obtain a permit for all motorized cycles including all 2-wheeled motorized vehicles under 50cc used on campus. The permit tag must be displayed and attached to the right handlebar.

Q.

Where can health care employees park on campus?


A.

Peavine parking deck
Michael Street parking deck
Clairmont campus parking deck (Starvine Way)
Lowergate parking deck
Tower parking deck
Lowergate South parking deck
1525 Clifton Road parking deck

Q.

What is a carpool?


A.

A carpool is the shared use of a vehicle, for the purposes of commuting, by the driver and one or more passengers.

Emory defines several types of carpools:
Reserved space carpool three or more full-time employees; or two full-time employees and two part-time employees or students.
Two-person carpool two full-time employees; one full-time employee and two part-time employees or two students; or three or more part-time employees.
Student carpool two or more students; or one employee and one student.

Q.

I want to carpool. How do I get started?


A.

Use the RideSmart ride matching service to find carpoolers in your area. The ride matching service maintains a database of individuals who work in the region and who have expressed an interest to commute to campus via carpool. This commuter database uses a persons home address, work address and work hours to find others who live and work near them and who have similar schedules.

Q.

What is a vanpool ?


A.

A group of seven to 15 commuters who live and work in the same area, have similar work hours and share the same commute in a leased van. A minimum of three vanpool members must register to drive the van.

Q.

How much does it cost to be part of a vanpool?


A.

It depends. The operating cost of the vanpool is shared among the vanpool members and the entire group enjoys the savings of sharing the expenses and the convenience of sharing a ride.

Q.

I want to vanpool. How do I get started?


A.

Use the RideSmart to help you start a new vanpool in your area. A minimum of three vanpool members must register to drive the van.

If you are interested in joining an existing vanpool or if you want to put your name on a stand-by list, email pmccant@emory.edu.

Q.

I am an alternative commuter and have an unplanned emergency and need to leave campus early. What are my options?


A.

For commuters with unexpected emergencies, the Atlanta Regional Commission offers a Guaranteed Ride Home program . This program is designed to provide commuters participating in alternative transportation programs, with a free taxi ride to either park-n-ride lots or directly home.


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