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U. of Illinois parking permit sales drop

Posted on August 30, 2010

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Fewer students are bringing cars on campus this year, in line with a five-year trend in decreasing parking permit sales, The News-Gazette reports. University officials say many factors are at play, including rising permit prices; tough economic times and students choosing alternative modes of transportation. City officials say their strategy has been to draw traffic away from campus through lower prices for city parking permits for spaces on the fringe. To read the full story, click here.

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