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IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

August 17, 2018


Filed under News, Parking, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

WSU Transportation Service’s license plate recognition technology will be implemented at the beginning of the 2019-20 school year. However, it is unclear how much of the information collected by the department will be subject to public records requests due to the fact such a request has never been...

Some campus streets will see closures Saturday

Some campus streets will see closures Saturday

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

August 10, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Parking, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

As students move into their homes for the upcoming school year, WSU’s Pullman campus will see a number of road closures and resulting detours to help aid the move-in process Saturday. The closures will affect numerous streets on the Northside and Hillside areas of campus, while Southside will see...

Crews begin repaving Stadium Way

Crews begin repaving Stadium Way

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 12, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Parking, Photo of the Week, Pullman Community, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

A small portion of Stadium Way near the Stephenson Complex on the Southside of campus will remain closed during the month of July as crews work to repave the road. The project began Monday and is scheduled to be completed on July 27, according to a WSU news release. Adam Ferry, facilities services...

Parking to switch to digital system

Parking to switch to digital system

EVELYN BOND, Evergreen reporter

July 3, 2018


Filed under News, Parking, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

WSU Transportation Services will implement license plate recognition, or LPR, in place of physical parking permits in 2019-2020. The new system will take pictures of license plate numbers on parked cars on campus through a mounted camera. The numbers will be sent and matched with a database of parking...

City reduces street vehicle storage limit

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 1, 2018


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Parking, Pullman Community

The Pullman City Council reduced the number of days residents can store a vehicle on the street from seven days down to four at a meeting Tuesday. Anyone found in violation of the code will receive a fine of $25 and impoundment if the infraction occurs before July 1, while the fine increases to $45...

WSU to hold walkway test in June

WSU to hold walkway test in June

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Parking, Pullman Community, Safety, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

WSU Transportation Services will begin a month-long test of a pedestrian-only walkway on Thatuna Street beginning in June. The test, which has been coordinated with the City of Pullman, will close a short portion of Thatuna Street between Colorado and Linden Streets to vehicles for the month of June. John ...

UREC Board extends free parking indefinitely

UREC Board extends free parking indefinitely

BREANNE SEARING, Evergreen reporter

March 22, 2018


Filed under News, Parking, Showcase

The University Recreation Board unanimously voted to keep the 90 minutes of free parking in the Student Recreation Center lot Wednesday. Jeff Elbracht, facility director and member of the UREC Board, said the free parking trial was intended to last only a month, but will be extended to the fall semester...

Permit cost may increase next semester

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

February 28, 2018


Filed under News, Parking, WSU Pullman campus

WSU Transportation Services announced annual and daily parking pass prices could increase by 2.8 percent starting in the fall semester. John Shaheen, director of Transportation Services, said the raise would help offset inflationary increases in parking and transportation capital expenses. Current...

Handicap parking fees to increase

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen reporter

October 31, 2017


Filed under News, Parking, WSU Pullman campus

Handicap parking tickets for on campus lots will go up by $200 starting Nov. 1. Those who illegally park in disability parking spots on campus already risk a $250 fine, but will now be charged an additional $200, making the total fine $450. Half of the $200 fee will go to the Washington State Accessible...

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