Parking changes have affected both commuters and residents

To whom it may concern, Did the changes made to EKU’s parking system this past summer of 2016 make things work any better for residents and commuters? No, because people have to park illegally and park in different lots that aren’t anywhere near their dorms. Also, this parking situation has filled the parking lots to their capacity and has caused students to park illegally on yellow caution lines or along curbs in hazardous zones.. Some people have also moved traffic cones and construction fences to find parking and that got their car towed. Because EKU made the decision to change up the parking zones, resulting in less spots for a large incoming class, it has resulted in mass chaos for resident and commuter students trying to park either near their dorms or near their classes. EKU deciding to tear down so many buildings has also reduced parking. Ashland, Perkins and Vickers lots are all across the bypass from campus. This makes it either a long walk for students or they have to wait for a shuttle. Another reason it is so rough on residents is there are more residents than commuters, and there are huge lots for commuters and not very big ones for residents. On the other hand, EKU does provide what they can for the parking situation for us. For example, they made a new lot, the...

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