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College Hill parking restricted over break

College Hill parking restricted over break

KHADIJAH BUTLER, Evergreen reporter

November 22, 2019

Pullman Police Department issued a news release about parking restrictions on the College Hill during breaks. Pullman Police Officer Elizabeth Oje said the restrictions were established as snow and maintenance routes by the City Council Board and enforced by the police department. All three extended...

New parking enforcement critiqued by students

New parking enforcement critiqued by students

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

October 1, 2019

WSU Parking and Transportation has upgraded the parking system for this fall semester to ensure accuracy and efficiency on parking permits and tickets given to students, faculty and staff. Chris Boyan, associate director of WSU Parking and Transportation Services, said they use enforcement as a management...

Parking fines resulted in over half a million dollars in 2019

Parking fines resulted in over half a million dollars in 2019

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2019

WSU Transportation Services generated more than half a million dollars in revenue from parking citation fines alone in the fiscal year of 2019, according to its financial report. Over 17,000 parking citations were written in fiscal 2019, according to the WSUTS report. They totaled to $555,613. Par...

Parking passes on sale now

Parking passes on sale now

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

April 17, 2019

Parking permit renewals and sales for the 2019-20 school year are available for current permit holders who will not live in the residence halls. Purchases can be made online from April 16 to May 15, said Cody Wilson, WSU Transportation Services customer service manager. He said these renewals are...

WSU Transportation Services seeks parking fee increase

WSU Transportation Services seeks parking fee increase

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

February 7, 2019

A proposed parking rate increase for WSU Transportation Services could take effect on July 1 of this year pending approval by senior staff and WSU President Kirk Schulz. If implemented, the change would result in fees ranging between 20 cents and $2.49 more a month for annual passes, and between 4 a...

City Council to reform parking restrictions

City Council to reform parking restrictions

NAJMA SHECK, Evergreen reporter

January 9, 2019

Councilmembers discussed parking issues on Spring Street during the City Council meeting Tuesday night. Resolution No. 121-80 is intends to establish parking restrictions for municipally-owned parking lots. The Spring Street public-parking lot is typically full by 9 a.m. and stays full throughout...

Parking restrictions enforced over Thanksgiving break

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2018

Pullman Police Department will cite and possibly tow vehicles parked overnight in parts of College Hill during WSU holiday breaks in an attempt to improve snow and leaf removal services. The College Hill core area includes parts of the hill south of Stadium Way, west of WSU campus, north of Maiden...

Plate info protected by state law

Plate info protected by state law

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

August 16, 2018

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 9, 2018

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 11, 2018

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 2, 2018

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

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...

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