Unformatted text preview: did not know that 100 percent. “How do you make that happen? There are real costs,” Gartenberg said. In fact, lot E03A is the most ticketed lot on campus, according to 2008-2009 parking data. Out of the 20,030 parking tickets issued during the 2008-2009 academic year, 1,392, or 6.9 percent, were given to students for the E03A lot. The lot was a pay lot during last school year and 1,370 tickets were given for exceeding the time limit. At $25 per ticket given for this offense, parking services made $34,250 on this lot alone. Other commercial gyms such as Omni or Bodyplex offer gym memberships that range from $30 to $55 per month. Parking is included in this monthly fee. Membership to Ramsey is already paid for in student activity fees. According to Don Walter, manager of parking services, students “probably do not realize that there are no student fees that go into parking.”...
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- Spring '10
- journalism, Mitch Gartenberg, Ramsey Center, Fish Free Parking