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Parking deck plans canceled

Jacob Brooks, Reporter March 13, 2023

Kent State will not be moving forward on plans for new parking decks on campus. Five years ago, Kent State’s Board of Trustees approved phase one of the Gateway Master Plan. The $220 million phase,...

Cars line the sidewalk of the Prentice parking lot.

USG holds meeting to discuss parking issues

Macy Rosen, Reporter October 18, 2022

An Undergraduate Student Government meeting allowed students to express their concerns about parking and transit services Oct. 6. Following the conversation, USG plans to compile student statements...

Kent State University President Todd Diacon speaks to the audience during the groundbreaking ceremony.

Gateway Master Plan starts; Terrace Drive closed for year

September 1, 2022

Kent State began part one of its three-part plan which aims to add new buildings to campus while making the campus a more walkable place. The 10-year plan is known as the Kent Campus Gateway...

Kent State to issue refunds for parking, room and meal plans

In an email Monday morning, Kent State announced its refund policy and procedure for parking, room and meal plans due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Parking and residence hall fees will be refunded on a prorated...

Board of Trustees proposes increase in parking permit prices

Emily Williams Reporter March 4, 2020

The Board of Trustees proposed an increase in parking permit prices for fall 2020 Wednesday morning. The recommended increase was $12, while parking tickets would rise by $5. Permit prices have not increased...

Peter Knab on the sideline before the Browns/Patriots game Sunday, October, 27 2019.

One Step At A Time- On The Field

Michael Reiner November 3, 2019

My friend and cerebral palsy warrior, Peter Knab, loves to travel. He’s an avid Cleveland sports fan and he’s on cloud nine when he gets the opportunity to travel to a new ballpark or stadium.On October...

REFLECTION: A snowy realization

Laina Yost January 21, 2019

As I dug my car out of a snow-ridden parking lot at 7 a.m. on Saturday, I was cursing Winter Storm Harper pretty hard.I hate winter. I make that pretty clear to just about everyone. And as I drove back...

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...

Kent Mayor Jerry Fiala addressed Kent City Council during their meeting Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. The council unanimously agreed to ban drivers from occupying two parking spots in the city.

Kent City Council revises parking policy

Dylan Reynolds October 5, 2017

Kent City Council approved a motion Wednesday to limit drivers to one public parking space per car.After the issue was raised, several council members had questions about details, but they unanimously...

The Student Center parking lot, Tuesday, May 3, 2016.

Kent State’s guerilla guide to parking

Alex Cossin July 31, 2017

College tuition can be expensive. Add to it, on-campus living and a meal plan and students are over their head in expenses — the last thing students need to worry about is receiving a pricey parking...

A track hoe sit in the campus center parking lot as part of the current construction project Monday Feb. 13, 2017.

Construction reduces parking in Campus Center

Hannah Coleman February 1, 2017

The beginning of phase two of the Summit Street Improvement Project has commuters in the Campus Center West parking lot struggling to find a place to park.Construction on the lot began during the first...

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