Transportation Services to raise rates for parking, bus passes

Transportation Services has announced its rate structures for next year, raising the current $24 employee bus pass fee to $36 and also raising parking rates. The changes are being implemented for the 2017-18 parking year, which runs Sept. 1, 2017 to Aug. 31, 2018. The bus pass increase is the first in four years and the increase in parking rates is part of the conversion of the three-tier rate category system to a two-tier system. Chart of all 2017-18 ratesThe conversion to a two-tier system began in the 2013-14 parking year. By 2019, the plan will place all parking structures and high-demand surface lots into one category, and all remaining surface lots in another.

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