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Title 478 WAC - University of Washington


Chapter 478-116 WAC: Parking and Traffic Rules of the University of Washington, Seattle

WAC 478-116-020: Objectives of parking and traffic rules.


The objectives of these rules are:

(1) To protect and control pedestrian and vehicular traffic on the campus of the university;

(2) To assure access at all times for emergency vehicles and equipment;

(3) To minimize traffic disturbances;

(4) To facilitate the operations of the university by assuring access to its vehicles;

(5) To allocate limited parking space in order to promote its most efficient use;

(6) To protect state property; and

(7) To encourage and support travel to the campus by means other than single occupancy vehicle (SOV);

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.10.560 and 28B.20.130. 11-13-058, § 478-116-020, filed 6/14/11, effective 8/8/11; 97-14-005, § 478-116-020, filed 6/19/97, effective 9/15/97; 91-11-029 and 91-12-047, § 478-116-020, filed 5/8/91 and 6/5/91, effective 6/8/91 and 10/1/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 283.10.300 [28B.10.300]. 89-15-023 (Order 89-1), § 478-116-020, filed 5/8/91 and 7/13/89, effective 8/13/89. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.10.560. 78-07-019 (Order 78-3), § 478-116-020, filed 6/15/78; Order 75-2, § 478-116-020, filed 6/4/75.]