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Opposition Grows To IU Proposal To Lease Parking

Opposition is growing among Indiana University faculty and staff to a proposal to lease campus parking spaces in exchange for a multimillion-dollar payout.

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Arcadia University Partners with Zipcar to Offer Car Sharing on Campus

New program provides a sustainable and cost effective alternative to car ownership on campus

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Zonar’s New 3G Telematics Platform Sets New Standards for Quality, Accuracy and Performance

Zonar, provider of electronic fleet inspection, tracking and operations systems, introduces the V3 telematics platform as the next generation to their comprehensive set of solutions. The V3 collects data directly from the vehicle ECM, integrates that information with satellite GPS readings and transmits the data over 3G networks for immediate and insightful high precision reporting.

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Airport Service Turns SUNY-Purchase Parking Lot into Revenue Generator

Officials at Purchase College, State University of New York, as elsewhere, have sought innovative ways to keep tuition low and cut costs. One such effort is Purchase Park2Fly (PP2F), now in existence for a year. The program allows passengers at neighboring Westchester County Airport to park on the campus’ vacant parking lot, at a cheaper rate than they could get on airport grounds and with a shuttle that picks up and drops off passengers to the airport.

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MSU Aims To Improve Bike Offerings

Michigan State University is aiming to make it easier for people to buy bikes that have been donated or impounded and get them fixed up.

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Tulane University Football Stadium Parking Proposal Leaves Many Dissatisfied

If 30,000 people attend a football game at Tulane University's proposed on-campus stadium, 70 percent of them are likely to travel by private cars, meaning more than 8,000 parking spaces would be needed to accommodate them, consultants working for Tulane said at a public forum this week.

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U. Of Utah Shuttle System Getting Wireless Electric Bus

Utah campus showcasing new technology hoped to transform transportation.

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Ohio State Gets $483 Million Bid for Parking Lease

As state universities try to fill in gaps left by shrinking government support, Ohio State University is taking steps to open a new financial frontier with its parking lots. University officials say that a private bidder has offered $483 million in a lump sum for a lease to operate university parking facilities for 50 years.

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U Of North Dakota Considers Taking Cars Off University Avenue To Create Pedestrian Mall On Campus

The stretch of University Avenue running through the UND campus could be closed to cars under an idea being studied by the Grand Forks-East Grand Forks Metropolitan Planning Organization.

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Western Michigan University Officials Say 20 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Ready For Free Use

Western Michigan University officials say 20 electric vehicle charging stations are now connected to the university’s power grid and available to the public free of charge.

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