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Time’s Up for meters

Time’s Up for meters

Benjamin Pierce, Managing Editor

December 4, 2018

Parking meters have run out of time on the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater campus. All meters on campus will be removed over Winter break and will be replaced with the phone application PassportParking Mobile Pay to monitor the old spots that required meters. The app shows Parking Services empl...

Parking concerns addressed at WSG

Killian Jauch, News Editor

September 24, 2018

   University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Police Services Chief Matthew Kiederlen and Vice Chancellor of Administrative Affairs Grace Crickette attended the Whitewater Student Government (WSG) meeting Sept. 17 to answer students’ questions about revised parking regulations.    Student senators aske...

New parking regs ruffle some feathers

Killian Jauch, News Editor

September 3, 2018

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has put new parking regulations in place that include a higher price per permit and an increase in fines for campus parking lot violations.   A Wisconsin state statute designates UW-W as a self-sufficient entity. The only way parking services receives state...

Push Back on Parking Services

Push Back on Parking Services

Lauren Erickson, Senior, Social Work BA

April 15, 2018

Parking tickets—something students and faculty at UW-Whitewater have gotten their fair share of. Have you gotten to the point of frustration where  you paid your $25 ticket in pennies? Alumnus Corey Dean has racked up over 25 tickets throughout his numerous years at UW-Whitewater, and he reached the p...

Parking prices to rise in fall

Parking prices to rise in fall

Kimberly Wethal, Editor-in-Chief

March 5, 2018

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Police Services Chief Matt Kiederlen says his wife isn’t going to be too happy with him as prices rise for on-campus parking  next year – for him included. While the price changes of parking permits are not yet formally approved, serious structural concerns in ...

Parking changes can go farther

October 10, 2017

Rearranging the commuter lots for increased efficiency and riding the wave of backlash over removal of coin meters off city streets lining the campus’ property is no walk in the park. We’ve got to give credit where credit is due: The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is trying. It may not be p...

UW-W parking changes, explained

UW-W parking changes, explained

Kimberly Wethal, Editor-in-Chief

October 3, 2017

Members of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater administration spoke at Tuesday’s Common Council meeting to address the council’s concerns about changes to the structure of parking in August 2017. Chancellor Beverly Kopper, Vice Chancellor of Administrative Affairs Grace Crickett and Police Services ...

Parking changes a sore spot for Common Council

Parking changes a sore spot for Common Council

Kimberly Wethal, Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2017

  Despite the Whitewater Common Council’s plan to adjourn into a closed session to discuss University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s new parking rules, many council members elected to speak publicly about their concerns at Tuesday’s meeting. The new parking structure UW-Whitewater has impl...

Parking changes aimed at funding maintenance

Parking changes aimed at funding maintenance

Nicole Aimone, News Editor

September 19, 2017

Starting in the 2017-18 school year, there’s been numerous changes to campus parking, which include color-coded parking lots, a division between the north and south sides of campus and shifting how parking lots get used. One of the largest changes to campus parking involves color coded parking ...

Urban camping saves on campus parking

October 20, 2015

Commentary by Ethan Caughey Oct. 20, 2015 Light slides through the cracks in the blanket. The neighborhood comes awake and cars begin to stream through the streets. It’s Tuesday morning. I arrived at the UC at 8:40 p.m., weighing the odds of getting a parking ticket versus walking eight blocks....

UW-W needs more handicap parking available

October 16, 2014

Oct. 15 2014 Have you ever been running late for class and get to campus and the worst-case scenario happens…no parking.  You find yourself driving around for an extended period of time looking for a spot.  The only spot available is the one in the very back corner of the last row.  You park...

New parking meters line campus

September 19, 2012

  The university has put new parking meters along Prince and Prairie streets because of an agreement the city and university made last year. After putting a large number of resources into improving the condition of streets, the city decided to add meters to help with the cost of repairs. UW-Whitewater...

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