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Organizations to come together for bike sale on the Rock
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Organizations to come together for bike sale on the Rock

At the University of Miami, many students are turning to cycling as a way to quickly navigate their way to class. According to the UM’s Department of Parking and Transportation, the University of Miami Police Department (UMPD) registers more than 1,000 new bicycles each year. The Department of Parking and Transportation and UBike also actively…

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UM addresses parking woes, student unhappiness

After making her daily hour-long commute, sophomore Gabriela Lins parks her car at a home across from campus and then spends another 10 minutes on her trek to class. “The price of the UM parking permits has caused me to park off campus in order to save money,” Lins said. She made this arrangement with…

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Parking zones to split after concerns, comments

In response to numerous complaints and suggestions, the Department of Parking and Transportation will divide the expansive yellow parking zone into three new colored zones next semester, making a total of eight zones. This year, the yellow zone was comprised of the areas near the BankUnited Center (BUC), Wellness Center, Pavia Garage, and Eaton and…

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Plans for campus bike rental program delayed

The campus bike rental program will not be launched this fall semester. Jake Krupa, treasurer for Student Government (SG), worked with the Department of Parking and Transportation Services last spring to initiate a bike rental program this fall. “Unfortunately, because of the new parking system being implemented, the bike rental program hasn’t seen much more…

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Forum attempts to address parking grievances

Since the university’s new parking system was implemented several weeks ago, complaints by the UM community have been heard from all corners of campus. In order to address permit holders’ grievances, Student Government (SG) hosted a parking forum on Tuesday afternoon featuring Richard Sobaram, director of the Department of Parking and Transportation. The program allowed…

Parking zones steer drivers in two directions
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Parking zones steer drivers in two directions

In response to amounting complaints about a supposed lack of parking on campus, the Department of Parking and Transportation has developed a new parking system which was implemented at the beginning of the fall semester. Students, faculty and staff with cars are now required to park in one of six zones around campus distinguished by…

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New parking system to be implemented in fall

Tired of people swiping your favorite parking spot? With UM’s new parking system, drivers can finally have one designated parking location on campus available at all times. Effective in the fall, students, faculty and staff with cars will be required to apply for a parking permit in one of six zones around campus. By choosing…

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University progresses in its green initiatives

The University of Miami’s Green U campaign, now in its fifth year, has had its successes and failures in an effort to curtail the university’s impact on the environment. Acting as the hand behind many efficiency initiatives, the program has cut down considerably on solid waste and made real progress in reducing carbon emissions. With…

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