4 In Which Lots
Can You Park?
Approximately 350 cars can
park in the ravine lot behind the
Bell Building which will become a
gated, pay lot on Aug. 10. (See
story "Pay Parking Lot Opening
Soon" on Page 1.)
If you've been parking there, but
don't choose to purchase a gate
card to continue parking there, just
where can you park?
There are several possibilities,
among them these:
* Some people park in the Card
Gymnasium lot on the opposite end
of the campus and consider the
10-minute walk to the Medical
Center good exercise.
* The parking lot behind the
Graduate Center may have some
openings, but during the school
year it fills quickly after 8:30.
* A new 100-space parking lot
that will see increasingly more use
is located at Yearby and Anderson
streets and is no more than a five
minute walk to the Medical Center.
Regardless of where you decide
to park, the best spaces—or at least
those closest—will go to those who
arrive at work the earliest.
Duke remains one of the few
major medical centers in the
country where employes can park
free within walking distance of
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doctors, for example, also serve on
the staff of the VA Hospital, or
must travel elsewhere, returning to
Duke later in the day.
Anyone who purchases a parking
card, therefore, will be assured of a
parking place somewhere in the
gated lot. Specific spaces will not
In the order that persons
purchase cards to this lot, they will
be given priority in purchasing
cards to any future gated lots that
might be more convenient to them.
In the event a card owner leaves
Duke, his money will be refunded
on a pro-rata basis. A $1 charge will
be made for replacing lost cards.
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Continued violations of other
parking regulations also may result
in towing. For example, a person
who consistently parks in an
unauthorized area—such as reserved
spaces or in lots for which he has
no parking sticker—may find his car
All cars parked in Medical
Center lots are required to be
registered with the University and
bear a parking decal on the rear
The Hospital Visitors' Lot
cannot be used by Medical Center
employes during regular working
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However, because the lot is
convenient, well-lighted and nearly
empty at night, employes on the 11
p.m.—7 a.m. shift are encouraged to
park there at no charge.
Night shift people are asked not
to park in the H-sticker zone along
Flowers Drive behind Baker House
and the Hospital. Those parking
spots are to be kept open for use by
operating room personnel who
arrive before the 11—7 shift is off
The new towing regulation will
be enforced around the clock, seven
days a week.