|ARTICLE 1 - POLICY|
|1.0||The operation of a motor vehicle or bicycle on the Wichita State University property is a PRIVILEGE granted by the University and is not an inherent right of any faculty/staff member, student, or visitor.|
|1.1||The regulations following are intended to facilitate the work of the faculty, staff, students, and visitors through control of the parking and movement of motor vehicles while on campus.|
In the interest of safe and courteous motor vehicle operation, and in an effort to create the best possible conditions for those authorized to bring a motor vehicle on to the campus, the University has adopted and enforces the following regulations.
IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE DRIVER TO FAMILIARIZE HIMSELF OR HERSELF WITH THESE REGULATIONS, AS THE INDIVIDUAL WILL BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INFRACTIONS THEREOF.
|1.3||Traffic regulations will be enforced at all times. (See Article 3.2)|
|1.4||All persons who operate a motor vehicle on the Wichita State University property must have a valid driver's license.|
|1.5||These regulations may be amended or rescinded in whole or in part at any time by the University President. Notice of change in regulations will be through publication and/or posting.|
|1.6||Amendments to the traffic regulations will be submitted to the Vice President for Administration and Finance prior to February 1 each year. The Vice President for Administration and Finance will review the recommendations and forward them to the University President for approval or modification. The approved or modified regulations will be sent to the Chief of University Police prior to March 1. The Chief of University Police is responsible for the publication and distribution of the traffic regulations. Approved University traffic regulations become effective on July 1. After receiving the approved changes to the University traffic regulations from the University President, the Chair of the University Traffic Policy Advisory Committee will hold a public hearing. Notice of the public hearing and the approved changes to the University traffic regulations will be submitted to the Sunflower for publication. Information received at the public hearing will be considered by the University Traffic Policy Advisory Committee during the fall semester.|
|1.7||The University Traffic Policy Advisory Committee will consist of representatives of the student body, faculty, classified, and unclassified proffessional staff. The Chief of University Police will be the chairperson.|
|1.8||Any faculty member, student, staff member, or visitor may present in writing recommendations for changes of, or additions to the campus parking regulations for the following year. These must be submitted prior to January 15 for consideration by the Committee.|
|1.9||Wichita State University assumes no responsibility for the care or protection of any vehicle or its contents at any time while it is parked or operated on the grounds of the University. No liability shall be created by granting of any parking or operating privileges on any property owned, leased, or otherwise controlled by Wichita State University.|
|ARTICLE 2 - DEFINITIONS|
|2.0||Words and phrases used in these traffic rules and regulations shall have the meanings set forth in this article.|
|2.1||VEHICLE: Every device in, upon, or by which any person or property is or may be transported upon any road or street.|
|2.2||MOTOR VEHICLE: Every vehicle as herein defined which is self-propelled.|
|2.3||MOTORCYCLE: Every motor vehicle designed to travel on not more than three wheels in contact with the ground.|
|2.4||MOPED: Every device having two tandem wheels which may be propelled by either human power or helper motor, or by both, and which has: a motor which produces not more than two BPH; a cylinder capacity of not more than 50cc; an automatic transmission; and designed speed of max. 20 MPH. Mopeds not under power will be considered as cycles. (See Article 10)|
|2.5||BICYCLE - TRICYCLE: Every device propelled by human power upon which a person may ride having two or three wheels, either of which is more than 14 inches in diameter. In these regulations "Bicycle" shall be construed as including also "Tricycle."|
|2.6||SKATEBOARDS, COASTERS, ROLLER SKATES, IN-LINE SKATES, SCOOTERS: (See Article 11)|
|2.7||OFFICER: Every employee of the Wichita State University Police Department who is charged with the responsibility of protection of the University Community and of University property and enforcement of general rules and regulations on the campus of the University.|
|2.8||CAMPUS: All property or lands owned, leased, or operated by the University.|
|2.9||UNIVERSITY HOLIDAYS: The usually recognized holidays of the University: Thanksgiving day, Christmas day, New Year's day, Martin Luther King's birthday, Memorial day, Independence day, Labor day, and all other holidays as listed in University publications or authorized by the Governor.|
|2.10||VISITOR: Any person other than a student, faculty member, or staff member of Wichita State University. Faculty, staff and students (including high school students) taking classes or working for the University off campus are not considered visitors. Visitor parking spaces are marked by signs, painted bumper blocks, and/or curbs, traffic cones, or barricades. Visitor parking spaces are reserved strictly for visitors.|
|2.11||PARKED VEHICLE: Stopping, standing, or parking is prohibited in specified places whether occupied or unoccupied and irrespective of the period of time such vehicle is stopped. Except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic, or in compliance with law or the directions of a police officer or offical traffic control device, or to momentarily pick up or discharge passengers, no person shall stop, stand, or park a vehicle: in yellow curb areas, marked no parking zones, service drives, handicap accessible spaces, on crosswalks, on sidewalks, on wrong side of street, or in any place where stopping, standing, or parking would obstruct traffic.|
|2.12||TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES: All signs, signals, markings, and devices installed by Wichita State University for the purpose of regulating, warning, or guiding traffic or parking. Some curbs and areas are marked with paint. Red signifies Reserved Parking, Fire Hydrants, and Fire Lanes. Blue signifies Handicapped parking. Green signifies Service and Loading zones. Yellow signifies No Parking. Orange signifies Motorcycle parking only.|
|2.13||LOADING ZONE: An area so marked which has been reserved for the exclusive use of vehicles during the actual loading or unloading of passengers or goods.|
|2.14||SERVICE ZONE: An area marked as reserved for the exclusive use of University service vehicles.|
|2.15||ABANDONED VEHICLE: Any vehicle parked on campus without a valid parking permit displayed and not moved for a period of seventy-two (72) hours.|
|2.16||PARKING AND NON PARKING AREAS: Parking areas are marked by signs, painted bumper blocks, and curbs, etc. No parking is allowed in any area that has not been marked for parking. (See Article 5.2)|
|2.17||CAR POOL: University faculty, staff, or students who opt to ride together can reduce their parking charges. (See Article 4.21)|
|2.18||DENTAL HYGIENE: Reserve parking for Dental Clinic is reserved for off campus patrons only (not students or Faculty/Staff).|
|2.19||N. I. A. R.: The west lot of N. I. A. R. is reserved for loading, unloading and visitors with required permit. The lot is enforced 24 hours seven days a week.|
|ARTICLE 3 - GENERAL INFORMATION|
|3.0||ALL MEMBERS OF THE UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY WILL BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR READING, KNOWING, AND COMPLYING WITH ALL REGULATIONS.|
|3.1||The person to whom the parking permit is issued will be held responsible for the parking of his or her vehicle, regardless of who may be the operator. A violation notice is not excused on the plea that another person was driving the vehicle.|
|3.2||The fact that a person operates or parks a vehicle in violation of any law, ordinance, or regulation and does not receive a violation notice does not mean that the law, ordinance, or regulation is no longer in effect.|
|3.3||Any motor vehicle which has broken down on University property must be reported immediately to the Wichita State University Police Department. Major repairs to vehicles on University property are prohibited.|
|3.4||Vehicles are not allowed in areas closed by use of barricades or other traffic control devices.|
|3.5||Loading or service zones, as posted, are not parking areas.|
|ARTICLE 4 - PARKING PERMITS|
Except for State-owned and Public Service vehicles, every motor vehicle operated or parked on property or lands owned, leased, or operated by the University by any student, faculty member or staff member MUST display a valid WSU parking permit (not enforced 2010-11 school year), EXCEPT on Saturdays, Sundays, and University-recognized holidays.
|4.1||Wichita State University assumes no responsibility for any lost or stolen parking permits. This includes permits sent through the mail at the applicant's request, expressed or implied.|
|4.2||A parking permit does not guarantee a parking place on campus. Lack of space will not be considered a valid reason for violating any parking regulation.|
|4.3||All permits remain the property of Wichita State University. They may be reclaimed for cause at any time.|
|4.4||No parking permit shall be issued to any person who owes fines or fees under these regulations.|
Loss of all parking privileges may result from, but are not limited to, the following:
a) Procuring of a parking permit by a person ineligible for parking privileges under these regulations.
b) Procuring of a parking permit for a person otherwise ineligible for parking privileges under these regulations.
c) Falsifying information to procure a parking permit.
d) The sale, gift, or exchange of a vehicle permit to another person either eligible or ineligible for parking privileges under these regulations.
e) A husband and wife or person and significant other who are faculty, staff, or students must each pay the appropriate rate for their parking permit based on their respective salary or enrollment.
The parking permit must be affixed to the vehicle as follows:
Motorcycles, Mopeds, and Scooters (permits for these are stick-on only): Left front fork where readily visible.
All Other Vehicles: Hang tag permits must be hung on the inside rearview mirror with the permit number facing towards the front of the vehicle. Obstructions that block the view of the hang tag from the front of the vehicle will be considered as improper display of the permit.
Repositionable static cling permits are available for Students and Faculty/Staff in lieu of hang tag permits. Repositionable static cling permits must be affixed to the inside lower left front windshield (driver's side).
Permits affixed to vehicles in any manner or location other than noted above will be subject to receiving violation notices for improper display of permit. Exceptions to the permit location may be authorized by the University Chief of Police.
|4.7||Parking permits are valid only through the date indicated on the permit. A replacement permit may be obtained if a permit is lost, stolen, or becomes unreadable. The unreadable permit must be presented at the Police Department for replacement.|
|4.8||Faculty and staff permits are valid only while the individual to whom the permit is issued is in pay status.|
|4.9||STUDENTS WHO LIVE UNIVERSITY RESIDENCE HALLS ARE REQUIRED TO OBTAIN A RESIDENCE HALL PARKING PERMIT FOR THEIR VEHICLE.|
|4.11||Temporary Parking Permit: Persons not normally possessing a motor vehicle on campus but using vehicles temporarily (whether rented, borrowed, or family-owned) must obtain a Temporary Parking Permit. Temporary Parking Permits are $5 per day or $10 per week. Temporary permits must be affixed to the inside lower front windshield (driver's side) on all vehicles except motorcycles. Motorcycles with a windshield will place the temporary permit on the lower left side of the windshield. Motorcycles without a windshield will place the temporary permit on the gas tank or gas cap. All temporary permits must be readily visible. Exceptions to the permit location may be authorized by the University Chief of Police.|
|4.12||Any person who has been issued a parking permit, but for whatever reason does not have possession of the permit while on campus may obtain a temporary parking permit. There is no charge for up to three (3) temporary permits during the school year. Subsequent temporary parking permits issued during the same school year will cost $10.00 each. The temporary permit must be affixed as described in 4.11|
|4.13||A supply of guest parking permits will be sent to any University department representative on request. Instructions for issuing permits will be provided. Permits issued will be considered void after the expiration date listed on the permit.|
|4.14||Handicapped Parking Permits: All vehicles parked in WSU designated handicapped parking areas must display a current parking permit issued in accordance with K.S.A. 8-161 and 8-1125. A form for the physician statement and signature is available at the Office of Disability Services, located in Grace Wilke Hall East. The University Police Department may issue temporary handicapped parking permits for a maximum period of seven (7) days.|
|4.15||Any person who utilized any accessible parking identification device issued to another person, an agency, or a business to park in any parking space specified in K. S. A. 8-1126 and amendments thereto, shall be guilty of an unclassified misdemeanor punishable by a fine of $100 for the first violation. Any subsequent violations will result in a fine of $300.|
|4.16||Any person who has in such person's possession any accessible parking identification device which has expired or has been revoked or suspended by the Secretary of Revenue pursuant to subsection (c) of K. S. A. 8-1130(b) and amendments thereto shall be guilty of an unclassified misdemeanor punishable by a fine of $100 for the first violation. Any subsequent violations will result in a fine of $300.|
|4.17||Except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with the law or the directions of a law enforcement officer or official traffic control device, no person shall stop, stand, or park a vehicle in any parking space designated as accessible parking without having a special license plate, permanent placard, disabled veteran license plate and an individual identification card, or a valid temporary placard. No person shall stop, stand, or park a vehicle so that it blocks an access entrance or access aisle between or beside a designated accessible parking space. Violation of K. S. A. 8-1129 is an unclassified misdemeanor punishable by a fine of $50.|
|4.18||Any person who has in possession or utilized a lost or stolen accessible parking identification device could be charged with a Class A nonperson misdemeanor through the Office of the District Attorney in accordance with K. S. A. 21-3703.|
|Any handicapped person who forgets to display their handicap placard and subsequently receives a citation for parking in a handicapped zone, may have the first violation voided upon presentation of a valid handicap Identification Card to the University Police Department's Traffic Section. The second and third violations during a one-year period will be reduced to "failure to display" a handicap placard. The fourth violation and any subsequent violations during a one-year period will result in a $50 fine for each violation. The one-year period begins with the first violation.|
|4.20||Board of Regents Parking Permit: Vehicles displaying the Regents Parking Permit may be parked in any parking area except handicapped areas, loading and service zones, or parking stalls reserved for specific individuals.|
Car Pool Permit: A parking permit may be issued to a faculty, staff, or student who joins with one or more persons to ride together. The permit will be issued to the faculty or staff person who is paid the highest salary. Members of the car pool can interchange the parking permit to another member's vehicle with the proviso that the permit holder shall be responsible for all violations and/or fines.
|4.22||Regular users of the Heskett Center and other University facilities, other than faculty, staff, and students, must obtain a parking permit to park on campus. The regular users of the Heskett Center and other University facilities must display a valid WSU parking permit, EXCEPT on Saturdays, Sundays, and University recognized holidays. The permit holder may park in lot #15 (Heskett Center) or any other non-faculty/staff parking lot. The permit charge will be $20 annually (includes fall, spring, and summer) or $5 for the summer session. The Heskett Center will collect the parking fee and the individual must take the paid receipt to the University Police Department to obtain the permit. Family members of faculty, staff, or students with current permits may also obtain a parking permit. Frequent users of University facilities may purchase a permit from the police department at the same rate as the Heskett Center users.|
|ARTICLE 5 - PARKING REGULATIONS|
|5.0||Parking areas are shown on the map which is made part of these rules and regulations. Areas may be further restricted if so indicated by traffic control devices. Certain parking lots, campus streets, and areas may be reserved during University events and by special request for other events when such special requests are approved by the University President or his/her designee. During the times that certain parking lots, campus streets, and areas are reserved, parking in reserved parking lots, campus streets, and areas will be restricted for whom the reservation is made.|
|5.1||The University reserves the right to impose limitations on parking in emergencies or on special occasions.|
|5.2||No person shall park any motor vehicle on campus in any location other than authorized and designated parking area which has been so marked with traffic control devices.|
|5.3||In all cases in which a motor vehicle is parked, the position shall be such that the whole of the vehicle is located within the boundaries of the parking space. The fact that other vehicles are parked improperly shall not constitute an excuse for parking with any part of the motor vehicle over any line. Spaces are provided for motorcycles only and are posted as such.|
|5.4||No vehicle is to be parked or driven in such a manner as to obstruct vehicular or pedestrian traffic.|
|5.5||Motorcycles, mopeds, and scooters must be parked in parking lots in areas designated for motorcycles only. They are not permitted on sidewalks or grassed areas.|
|5.6||The parking of mobile homes, mobile trailers, campers, converted vans, and other similar equipment is not permitted for the purpose of living in that equipment without the permission of the University Chief of Police.|
|5.7||Vehicles parked in designated loading or service zones must display a valid "loading or service permit." Loading permits may be issued to a department if requested in writing by the department chairperson to the University Police. Misuse of the permit will result in the permit being revoked and violation notices being issued.|
Vehicles are required to park in designated parking areas appropriate to the permit classification as posted on parking lot entrance/parking area signs.
Faculty (F) lots 11,15, and 20 are open for student and visitor parking between 5:00 p. m. and 7:00 a. m., Monday through Friday. Faculty (F) lots 6, 10, and 16, Alumni Drive, Fairmount Avenue, time restricted parking spaces, and visitor parking between 6:30 p. m. and 7:00 a. m., Monday through Friday. LOTS 8 AND 12 ARE RESERVED 24 HOURS PER DAY, SEVEN DAYS A WEEK.
All parking lots are open for student, faculty/staff, and visitor parking on Saturday, Sunday, and all recognized University holidays. Parking permits are NOT required on weekends and University recognized holidays. This excludes handicapped stalls, marked reserved stalls, and service and loading zones.
Regulations on Faculty parking lots are enforced as listed above during semester breaks. The following areas are enforced 24 hours a day: handicapped stalls, marked reserved stalls, service and loading zones, and fire lanes.
All vehicles parked in Fairmount Towers, Brennan II & III, and Wheatshocker Apartments must display a current residence hall or faculty/staff parking permit 7:00 a. m. to 5:30 p. m. Monday through Friday.
From 5:30 p. m. to 7:00 a. m. Monday through Friday and on weekends and holidays, parking in Wheatshocker Apartments and Fairmount Towers will be open parking.
Persons with a reserved parking space, while away from the University, may allow another person to use their space on the provision that they provide the University Police Department with the name and permit number of the person authorized to use the space in their absence.
The University reserves the right to remove/immobilize the following from campus:
a) Any vehicle that is parked in such a manner as to constitute a hazard, or that impedes vehicular or pedestrian traffic movement, the operation of emergency equipment, the making of essential repairs, and/or deliveries.
b) A vehicle repeatedly found on campus without a valid University parking permit. Removal shall be made irrespective of the knowledge that said vehicle belongs to or is operated by a person or persons eligible for University parking permit privileges.
c) Any vehicle, registered or unregistered, which because of its physical condition is deemed a safety hazard to other vehicles and/or pedestrians.
d) Any vehicle, even if it displays a valid parking permit, not moved from the lot where it was parked for a period of four (4) days without the permission of the University Police Department.
e) Any vehicle parked in or blocking a Fire Lane.
f) Any vehicle that displays a lost, stolen, altered, or counterfeit University parking permit.
g) Any vehicle with five (5) or more unpaid violation notices outstanding for twenty (20) calendar days.
The Police Department may remove such vehicle or use a wheel immobilizer to prevent the moving of the vehicle until arrangements are made to pay the outstanding fines and costs.
The Chief of Police and/or the Traffic Section Supervisor may authorize the use of the wheel immobilizer and/or removal in other circumstances when deemed to be necessary or in the best interest of the University.
The owner/permit holder/driver of a vehicle in violation as listed in Article 5.9 will be responsible for all costs involved in the immobilizing, removing, impounding, and storing of said vehicle. The University will assume no responsibility whatsoever for damages to any vehicle which was ordered removed from the campus or immobilized by the University or for the contents of said vehicle.
a) A charge of $25 will be assessed to cover the costs of removing the wheel immobilizer; said charge to be paid prior to its removal. After normal business hours for the Controller's Office, wheel immobilizer may be removed after a conditional release form to pay within five (5) business days has been signed.
b) If the person, after signing the conditional release form, fails to pay or make arrangements to pay all fines and costs through the Controller's Office Cashier within five (5) business days, the person's vehicle will be subject to the reapplication of the wheel immobilizer. When the wheel immobilizer is reapplied under these circumstances, it will not be removed until all fines and costs are actually paid. There will be an additional cost of $25 assessed for removing the wheel immobilizer for a second time.
|5.11||In order to reduce excessive violators and the need for towing/immobilizing, the University will assess an administrative fee to violators who have received more than five (5) citations between September 1 and August 31. At the sixth (6) citation, an administrative fee of $15 will be added per citation. At the eleventh (11) citation, an administrative fee of $50 will be added per citation.|
|ARTICLE 6 - TRAFFIC REGULATIONS|
|6.0||The speed limit on campus streets is 20 miles per hour (32 KM); 15 miles per hour (24 KM) in parking lots unless posted otherwise.|
|6.1||Pedestrians shall have the right-of-way when using marked pedestrian crosswalks.|
|6.2||Operating or parking motor vehicles on sidewalks or lawns is prohibited.|
|6.3||No person shall knowingly park or operate a motor vehicle on the campus in such a manner which could cause damage to University Property or grounds or injury to persons.|
|6.4||No vehicle shall be operated in a manner which would tend to cause interference with operations of the University or in such a manner which could tend to disturb the peace of the University community.|
|6.5||The operator of any motor vehicle shall obey the instructions of all traffic control devices.|
|6.6||No person shall interfere with traffic enforcement or the operation of any traffic control device, ignore any officer's signal or instructions, or tamper with, destroy, or deface any traffic control device.|
|6.7||Any vehicle operated or parked on the campus shall be operated or parked in a manner conforming to the Wichita State Traffic Regulations and the ordinances of the City of Wichita and statutes of the State of Kansas.|
|ARTICLE 7 - VIOLATIONS (Subject to Change)|
|7.0||Violation notices will be issued for, but not limited to, the following, subject to fines as noted:|
|7.1||Permit improperly or not displayed (not enforced for students or visitors during the 2010-2011 school year)||$10|
|7.2||No valid permit obtained (not enforced for students or visitors during the 2010-2011 school year)||$25|
|7.4||Parking in NO PARKING zone or tampering with device (orange cones, barricades, flag rope, etc.) used to designate a temporary NO PARKING zone||$25|
|7.5||Overtime parking in time-limited zone||$25|
|7.6||Blocking or obstructing, or parking in hydrant or fire lane||$25|
|7.7||Parking on turf or sidewalk||$25|
|7.8||Unauthorized person parking in Faculty or Residence Hall lot||$25|
|7.9||Faculty, staff, or students parking in visitor spaces||$25|
|7.10||Violation of bicycle code||$5|
|7.11||Running stop sign or signal||$25|
|7.12||Parking in handicapped area||$100|
|7.13||Failure to display a handicap permit (see Article 4.19)||$10|
|7.14||Parking in reserved spaces||$100|
|7.15||Parking in loading/service zones||$25|
|7.16||Not stopping for pedestrian in crosswalk||$25|
|7.17||Speeding, 1-10 mph over the limit||$25|
Speeding, 11-20 mph over the limit, plus $2 per mph over 10 mph over the limit
Speeding, 21-30 mph over the limit, plus $3 per mph over the 20 mph over the limit
Speeding, 31 mph and over the limit, plus $5 per mph over 30 mph over the limit
|7.18||Unsafe speed for prevailing conditions||$25|
|7.19||Refusal to submit to preliminary breath test||$25|
|7.20||Parking a vehicle displaying a counterfeit permit or unauthorized facsimile thereof||$300|
|Parking a vehicle displaying an altered permit||$300|
|7.22||Parking a vehicle which displaying another's lost or stolen permit or an unauthorized permit||$30|
|7.23||Person who wrongfully obtains a parking permit for themselves or for another person at a lesser cost or no cost through payroll, cash, or enrollment by deception||$150|
|7.24||Person who wrongfully uses a parking permit obtained for themselves or by another person at a lesser or no cost||$150|
|7.25||The fine schedule for all other moving violations and miscellaneous offenses will be in accordance with K. S. A. 8-2118, Uniform Fine Schedule for Traffic Infractions Violations.|
|7.26||Failure to operate a vehicle in conformity with applicable state statutes and/or city ordinance will be referred to the appropriate court or jurisdiction.|
|ARTICLE 8 - ALL PAYMENT OF VIOLATION NOTICES AND FINES|
|8.0||All parking and violation notices are payable directly to the cashier in Jardine Hall. It is necessary to bring a copy of the citation or citations to the Cashier's Office, or to mail it with the appropriate remittance.|
Failure to pay violation notices and/or fines, excessive delay in payment, or accumulation of unpaid violation notices may result in additional penalties as follows:
a) Withdrawal of future campus parking privileges.
b) Denial of academic registration until all violation notices have been settled.
c) Holding of transcripts, diplomas, and other documentation pending settlement of outstanding fines.
d) Citations must be paid or appealed in twenty (20) days or a late fee of $5 will be assessed.
|ARTICLE 9 - APPEAL OF VIOLATION NOTICES|
|9.0||The appellant must fill out an appeal form available at the University Police Department. The appeal form must be returned to the Police Department with a copy of the citation. This may be done 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Copies of lost citations are available from the Controller's Office in Jardine Hall from 8 a. m. to 5 p. m., Monday through Friday.|
|9.1||For help in preparing your appeal, contact the Office of the Ombudsman, 200 Rhatigan Student Center, 978-3026.|
|9.2||Appeals must be made within twenty (20) calendar days. Late appeals will be accepted only for special circumstances which must be approved by the Traffic Appeals Committee.|
|9.3||Appeals for non-moving violations may be made either orally or in writing. Oral appeals must be made by the appellant, the Ombudsman, or a representative appointed by the Ombudsman.|
|9.4||All appeals for moving violations must be made orally by the appellant, the Ombudsman, or by a representative of the Ombudsman.|
|9.5||If the appellant has requested to appear in person, the appellant will be notified by postcard or email regarding the time and place when the Traffic Appeals Committee will hear the oral appeal.|
|9.6||If the appellant is unable to appear at the appointed time, he/she must notify the University Police Department Traffic Section immediately to make other arrangements for the appeal. If a person has requested to appear in person and fails to appear without prior notification to the University Police Department Traffic Section, a $10 fee will be assessed whether or not the appeal is sustained.|
|9.7||A charge of $5 will be added to those citations not canceled by the Traffic Appeals Committee.|
|9.8||Failure to pay a ticket upheld by the Traffic Appeals Committee within ten (10) days following receipt of the Committee's decision will result in the assessment of a $5 late fee.|
|9.9||The Traffic Appeals Committee is prohibited from reducing the traffic fines incorporated in these regulations.|
|ARTICLE 10- BICYCLES/TRICYCLES|
|10.0||The University encourages and supports the use of bicycles as a means of transportation. Bicycles operated or parked on campus shall be operated or parked in a manner which conforms with ordinances of the City of Wichita and regulations of the University.|
|All persons propelling a bicycle upon and along a sidewalk, or across a roadway upon and along a crosswalk on the University Campus, shall yield the right-of-way to any pedestrian and shall give an audible signal before overtaking and passing such pedestrian from behind.|
|10.2||The use of bicycles on campus is restricted to paved right-of-ways.|
|10.3||Bicycles should be parked in the parking racks provided, and should be secured to the racks.|
|10.4||Bicycles shall not be parked in stairwells, stairways, or halls, or chained to shrubs, trees, railings, signs, or lamp poles.|
|ARTICLE 11 - SKATEBOARDS, COASTERS, ROLLER SKATES, SCOOTERS|
|11.0||Skateboards and coasters are not authorized for use on the University campus (see Article 2.8) except in residential areas defined by Housing and Residence Life and for special events approved by the University President.|
|11.1||All persons using roller skates on campus shall yield the right-of-way to any pedestrian and shall give an audible signal before overtaking and passing such pedestrian from behind.|
The use of roller skates, in-line skates, roller blades, scooters, or other skating devices on campus is limited to paved right-of-ways. Roller skates, in-line skates, roller blades, scooters, or other skating devices shall not be worn inside any University building and/or shall not be used for skating stunts on any steps, retaining or landscape walls, benches, or handrails.
Scooters, normally ridden in a standing position, may be human powered or motorized with a T type handle.
Approved by the University Traffic Policy Advisory Committee February 2008