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September 9, 2013

Ohio university expands shuttle service, adds parking permits

In response to a spike in demand for campus transportation, Youngstown State University expanded its shuttle service and distributed more parking passes. The university is covering the costs of these services with a new transportation fee, which includes a parking permit and unlimited access to the shuttle.

June 3, 2013

Mich. university students opting for buses over parking

Fewer are buying campus parking permits, bringing the number of purchases down by 23%. Data show that parking permit sales have fallen steadily since the 2005-06 academic year, despite growing enrollment.

May 20, 2013

U. of Wis. raising parking fee to cover transit

Plans to implement small permit fee increases over a six-year span to ensure future funding of its transportation services. The Transportation Services program has had to tap into its reserves to continue funding its services.

January 18, 2013

U. of Houston cuts $1M from shuttle service budget

Will save money by cutting two bus routes and switching providers. The money will be used for repairing streets and parking lots and reducing future permit rates.

September 12, 2011

U. of Illinois students bringing fewer cars

Reports a nearly 50 percent decrease in the number of students purchasing parking permits in the last four years. Meanwhile, Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District bus ridership has reached record levels.

June 27, 2011

Northern Ariz. U. to charge carless students parking fees

This fall, even students who walk, ride bicycles or are dropped off at the campus will be required to pay a $30-per-semester "transportation fee." The funds will support the campus shuttle system. Ridership has outpaced current parking permit revenues.

January 10, 2011

Colorado U.- Boulder sees fewer freshmen cars

This year, 20 percent fewer freshmen bought parking permits than last year. As a result, campus sustainability officials have held back on a planned ban on freshmen bringing cars to campus.

August 30, 2010

U. of Illinois parking permit sales drop

Campus parking permit sales have dropped by more than 25 percent during the last four academic years and by 13 percent last year alone, local news reports.


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