Planning for Higher Education Journal

Colleges and Universities Are Taking a Fresh Look at Campus Parking

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From Volume 42 Number 2 | January–March 2014
By Jake Jeppesen, John Dorsett
Planning Types: Campus Planning

College and university administrators understand that parking is a necessary and valuable resource. By taking a fresh look at their campus parking resources, planners across the country are using parking to achieve a wide array of objectives, including promoting important institutional values like sustainability. They are also using cutting-edge technologies to improve the quality of life on campus and streamline the administration of campus parking facilities. Furthermore, the emerging trend of privatizing or leasing campus parking offers new opportunities for financing important institutional initiatives. These—and other—trends are helping colleges and universities fully realize the potential of their parking resources.

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