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Frequently Asked Questions 

April 2013 

  Q: Will there be a new parking garage for residents of Tobin Lofts at San Antonio College?

A: Yes, construction of a new garage is currently under way. The estimated completion date is March 2014. Tobin Lofts at San Antonio College will open in late August 2013.

  Q: Where will Tobin Lofts’ residents park until the new garage is complete?

A: Residents of Tobin Lofts will be guaranteed a space in the current garage until the new garage is available. The estimated completion date is March 2014.

  Q: Will residents of Tobin Lofts have to pay for parking?

  A: Yes. In order to park in either parking garage, residents of Tobin Lofts will need to purchase the Alamo Colleges parking permit from the SAC Bursar’s Office. http://alamo.edu/main.aspx?id=13085  

  Q: How will the parking for Tobin Lofts residents affect the parking crunch for students/faculty/staff who are non-residents?

A: In the lease agreement for residents of Tobin Lofts, the option for parking is guaranteed. Therefore, during the construction of the new parking garage, Tobin Lofts residents will have the option to have a reserved space in the current parking garage. People with valid parking permits will be able to continue using the remaining spots in the current parking garage on a first come, first serve basis. The parking garage will become open parking for all in March 2014. Parkers are encouraged to use Playland Park (2222 N. Alamo St.). A free shuttle is available to/from campus every 15 minutes. Go to alamo.edu/sac/playland for more information and to download a flier about Parking at Playland Park.

Q: Will there be additional parking available to non-residents?

A: Yes. SAC’s temporary parking solution is Playland Park at 2222 N. Alamo St.. Playland Park will continue to be an off-site parking lot for SAC until the completion of major construction projects.

 Students/faculty/staff who would like hassle-free parking are encouraged to park at Playland. Parking is available at Playland from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, Monday through Friday. A free shuttle runs to/from campus every 15 minutes. The ride from Playland Park to the SAC Campus is only 7 minutes. Go to alamo.edu/sac/playland for more information and to download a flier about Parking at Playland Park.

 Q: What percentage of residents will be parking in a SAC parking garage?
 

A: At this time, the exact number of residents who will be parking in a SAC parking garage is unknown. The South block of Tobin Lofts will have 467 residents, and the North block will have about 85 residents for a total of about 552. All residents will have the option to have a guaranteed space in the parking garage.

  Q: How many parking spaces are available in the parking garages?

A: The current parking garage has about 1,100 parking spaces. The new parking garage will hold 947 spaces.

Q: How will Tobin Lofts’ residents be identified in the parking garage?

A: A special hanger will be created to distinguish Tobin Lofts’ residents versus regular parkers. The hanger will be distributed to residents during the move-in process and will be active only during the effective lease dates. All residents are required to purchase an Alamo Colleges parking permit prior to receiving the Tobin Lofts parking hanger.