Commuter parking permits go on sale Aug. 18 St. Thomas Newsroom August 18, 2008 Commuter parking permits go on sale Aug. 18Commuter parking permits go on sale today, Monday, Aug. 18.Permits can be purchased at the Parking Services office on the corner of Grand Avenue and Finn Street. Regular Commuter permits will cost $250 for the year or $130 for the semester. Evening permits, valid between 5 p.m. and 2 a.m., are $125 for the year or $65 for the semester.Parking Services office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Parking Services office will be open extended hours: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3; Thursday, Sept. 4; Monday, Sept. 8; and Tuesday, Sept. 9.Lottery forms for resident permits must be submitted to the Parking Services office by 11 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25. Lottery results will be published on the Parking Services Web page after 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27. Sales of resident permits will begin at that time. Yearlong resident permits will cost $450, with semester permits costing $230. Freshman ramp contracts are $1,080 for the year or $550 for the semester.