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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Parking pass prices to increase

Griffin White Reporter March 10, 2020

Student parking permit prices will be raised to $112.50 starting in the fall of 2020.For students, this will be a $12 increase from the previous $100. For faculty and staff rates are rising $0.76 per month...

Parking tickets have stayed consistent over past five years

Emily Glatt February 9, 2018

Parking services has kept the steady numbers when giving out parking tickets, said Larry Emling, manager for Parking Services. Parking Services gives out about 40-45,000 parking tickets from July 1 to...

Parking Services enters second semester using spot counting services

Emily Glatt January 30, 2018

Parking Services is receiving positive feedback for the new spot counting system in commuter lots.A project that began over a year ago in the Verder parking lot has expanded to more popular commuter lots...

Conflicts arise between Greek Village, Parking Services

Alex Tinline October 18, 2017

Parking spaces across campus are constantly in high demand, but to a select few students, the limited spaces have even followed them home.The Greek Village parking lot, which is located directly in front...

A FlashFleet bike outside the Rec Center on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017.

Kent State considers FlashFleet expansion

Alex Tinline October 17, 2017

As an initiative to help commuters on Kent State’s campus, Parking Services has teamed with Recreational Services to introduce a new way for students to make it to class on time.This past summer, the...

Gloria Pissos (left) takes a dolly from her car as she helps her son, new Kent State Mike Pissos move into Tri-Towers for his freshman year on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016.

Kent State prepares to welcome freshmen, returning students

Nicholas Hunter August 23, 2017

Welcome Weekend marks the yearly move-in for Kent State freshmen and kicks off this Thursday. Beyond unpacking and getting settled into dorms, new and returning students can participate in a full slate...

Data compiled and visualized by Matthew Merchant using data courtesy of Parking Services

Here’s the ticket: an analysis of Parking Services

Matthew Merchant October 18, 2015

Each semester, a number of students at Kent State’s main campus have an encounter with a neon-green wearing, ticket-machine toting parking services worker. Yellow tickets placed on vehicle windows are...

Sam Karam

Opinion: The trouble with parking services

Samantha Karam October 14, 2015

You’re trudging to your car after a long day of classes. Your stomach is growling and your shoulders ache from carrying a backpack for hours. You approach your car and the cherry on top of your exhausting...

Letter to the editor: Kent State needs parking decks

Jake Brown September 29, 2015

There’s no plan to build a parking deck right now. Go figure.I am a commuter student. I like to think I have two commutes each day: one in my car, and one in my shoes. I park in downtown Kent, near...

A car pulls out of the parking garage in downtown Kent on Monday Sept. 21, 2015.

No plans for a parking deck on Kent State campus

Eric Poston September 23, 2015

Although Parking Services has discussed adding a parking deck on campus, no plans have been set to add oneParking Services Manager Larry Emling said the idea of a parking deck is a discussion that comes...

Construction of the Manchester/Fletcher parking lot on July 17, 2015.

Parking Services prepares lots for fall

Chelsea Graff July 27, 2015

Kent State’s Parking Services is adding parking spaces and updating lots to prepare for the upcoming fall semester.Parking Services Manager Larry Emling said 50 spaces have been added behind the Student...

Students’ guide to parking on and around campus

Felicia Guadagni January 20, 2015

Oh, the perils of parking. With winter in full swing and snowy conditions threatening students’ commute to class, many Kent State University students — campus residents and commuters alike — choose...

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