QU Launches First Phase of ‘Safety and Flow’ Campaign

Qatar University (QU) launched the first phase of the ‘Safety and Flow: A Shared Responsibility’ campaign aimed at ensuring the quality and flow of traffic on campus.

The campaign includes a series of measures aimed at facilitating the flow of traffic on the university campus, while it includes aspects related to parking, opening new gates, and directing students to them, in addition to facilitating transportation services for students and university staff within the campus.

In a statement marking the occasion, Director of Facilities and General Services Department Eng. Mai Fetais confirmed that the University had completed preparations for a new parking lot that aims to serve students from the College of Engineering and College of Business and Economics, as one part of a comprehensive plan that began at the beginning of the current semester. She pointed out that in accordance with the plan, short-term parking will be allocated for drivers of female students.

Eng. Mai Fetais added that the plan includes providing a golf cart service that will transport female students from the multi-story parking to the colleges.

She noted that the administration has provided everything that would provide comfort for the students, such as cafeterias in these parking lots.

The Director of Facilities and General Services Department noted the opening of three new gates, bringing the total of entry points to the QU campus to seven, which aims to reduce congestion at other gates.

These new gates include Gate No. 7, which leads directly to the College of Arts and Sciences (Female), Gate No. 4, and Gate No. 5, which lead to the College of Education, College of Law and Student Affairs Building.

Eng. Mai Fetais encouraged the QU community to take advantage of these gates, to reduce pressure on the main gates and to avoid drop-off on the public streets, to ensure the safety of all and to prevent further traffic congestion.

The University has also worked on a comprehensive communication plan for this campaign to guide students to benefit from these new positions and the services it provide.

The operation of the multi-story park is the first step in this thorough plan, which will be followed by successive steps, as part of a large project to regulate the flow of traffic within the QU campus in coordination and cooperation with concerned external authorities: The Ministry of Interior, Public Works Authority (Ashghal), specialized consulting offices, and others.

Source: Qatar News Agency