Mobility

Mich. university students opting for buses over parking

Posted on June 3, 2013

ALLENDALE, Mich. — With more Grand Valley State University (GVSU) students using the bus to get to class, fewer are buying campus parking permits, bringing the number of purchases down by 23%, MLive reported.

The dip in permits being purchased during the 2012-13 school year has left the school’s parking budget short $105,727. Data show that parking permit sales have fallen steadily since the 2005-06 academic year, despite growing enrollment. Meanwhile, the number of times GVSU students used transit increased. For the full story, click here.

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