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OPINION: New WSU parking app is a success

WSU's new AMP app is a streamlined success, allowing students to park on campus with ease.

GRACE LAPIERRE, Evergreen columnist

September 2, 2020

It should come as no surprise that I am not fond of parking on campus at WSU. When paying for a more expensive dorm, like Olympia Avenue, which is where I lived last year, no one wanted to pay over $300 to park in the parking lot outside the hall. I forked over roughly $120 and took a hike down...

WSU Transportation Services launch parking app

A new app called Aims Mobile Pay, or AMP, is available to students, faculty and visitors parking on campus.

HUNTER ORCUTT, Evergreen reporter

August 24, 2020

WSU Transportation Services launched a new app students, staff and visitors parking on campus can use.  The app, Aims Mobile Pay, will be used along with WSU Transportation Services' current app, Way to Park. The move was spurred by the department’s desire to have easier access to the information ...

OPINION: Restructure WSU parking

WSU parking is too expensive and overcrowded, necessitating some kind of new system to ensure everyone has a parking space.

SARAH DANIELS, Evergreen columnist

July 15, 2020

As a commuting college student, I can’t help but hear and feel WSU students' frustration at the cost of WSU parking permits. There is certainly a lot of — I believe — understandable animosity toward WSU Transportation Services and a lot of things are problematic. But there are a lot of things...

Delayed parking permit renewals, sales to begin July 9

WSU Transportation Services delayed renewing and selling parking permits in April due to the uncertainty of COVID-19.

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

July 8, 2020

Students can renew their parking permits through WSU Transportation Services on July 9 and buy permits on July 28. Chris Boyan, WSU Transportation Services associate director, said permit renewals and permit sales typically occur earlier in the year around late April.  However, due to COVID-19 there was a lot of ...

City officials describe temporary changes to Main Street

A temporary bike lane and back-in angled parking spots have been added to Main Street. The trial will continue until September.

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

June 26, 2020

Temporary pop-up trials of back-in angled parking spots and a bike lane are on Main Street until the end of September. The trial cost the city less than $5,000.  Clayton Forsmann, Pullman deputy public works director, said the city will keep the pop-up trial going as long as it is functioning wit...

Parking permits, meter payments now required on campus

The WSU Transportation Services will begin fining drivers Wednesday if they do not have parking passes or if their meter is empty.

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

June 17, 2020

WSU Transportation Services is now requiring drivers to pay meters and use parking permits on campus.  Chris Boyan, associate director for WSU Transportation Services, said the department stopped requiring meter payment and parking permits when the stay-at-home order was issued. However, some parking ...

OPINION: Accessibility infrastructure at WSU not enough

WSU's handicap accessibility is lacking and needs to be improved.

SARAH DANIELS, Evergreen columnist

June 10, 2020

On Feb. 22, 2019, I broke my ankle in two places when I slipped on ice. After three nights in the hospital, two screws and a packet from my doctor giving an overview of services available to me, I was on my way to learn what my new normal would be for a few months. As unprepared as I was for a broken...

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