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Good Host parking program helps ensure positive image
March 18, 2005

Spring brings an influx of visitors to the Pullman campus — especially prospective students and their families. But WSU’s desire to greet visitors cordially knows no season; the university is always working to ensure that guests experience a pleasant stay and leave with good impressions. Although it may seem minor, parking plays a pivotal role in that effort, and the WSU Visitor Center is working diligently to make sure the outcome is positive. In place since 1997, the Visitor Center’s Good Host parking program allows colleges and departments to coordinate with the Visitor Center to greet their guests, provide them with parking permits and campus … » More …

WSU groups to review five-year parking plan
January 27, 2004

The university’s Parking and Transportation Task Force has been reviewing a capital and financial plan that would add campus parking spaces, continue to enhance customer service and maintain existing parking structures and lots.The plan, including rate proposals, will be presented for additional feedback to various constituent groups. This is in accordance with WSU’s internal process for reviewing changes to the parking system. These groups include Associated Students of WSU (ASWSU), Residence Hall Association (RHA), Graduate and Professional Students Association (GPSA), the Faculty Senate, Administrative and Professional Advisory Council and the Labor Management Council. The 15-member task force is in its third year of operation. The … » More …

Reduced parking fees at garages
May 9, 2003

Parking at Washington State University just became a little easier with reduced rates for the summer available at all of the garages on campus.WSU Parking and Transportation Services is offering hourly garage rates for $1 per hour, reduced from $1.50 per hour, at the Samuel H. Smith Center for Undergraduate Education and library garages. There is a daily maximum rate of $10 Monday – Friday and a $2 maximum rate for weekday evenings after 5 p.m., and all day Saturday and Sunday. The parking and rate changes will take effect Monday, May 12, and will end Aug. 15. “Because of the increased availability of parking … » More …

Parking violation increases now in effect
July 5, 2002

If you park in the wrong zone, or forget to acquire your parking permit on time, be prepared. Parking tickets fees went up on July 1. If you don#t have the proper permit, the cost has jumped from $25 to $40. Parking fine increases are expected to generate an additional $260,000, said John Shaheen, director of parking, transportation and the visitor center.Not everything is more expensive, however. Campus parking passes now are honored at the Student Recreation Center.

Discount Parking Offered
March 29, 2002

To improve customer service, Washington State University Parking and Transportation services will offer discounts on prepaid keys for parking meters and a special discounted rate at WSU’s newest parking garage — the Samuel H. Smith Center for Undergraduate Education.Beginning April 1, customers can receive $12 of meter time for every $10 paid when they purchase prepaid meter keys. That adds 80 extra minutes for every $10 of meter time purchased. Meter keys can be used in lieu of coins at the 221 parking meters across campus. There is a one-time $12 refundable deposit required for using meter keys.Meter keys are currently used by 265 individuals … » More …