Snowstorm brings temporary changes to Mason parking

With the impending snowstorm, Mason Parking & Transportation is opening the gates to Rappahannock and Shenandoah Decks for all general parking. Students are advised to move their cars from the open lots to the decks, where overnight restrictions will be waived for Wednesday and Thursday evening.

Student Government urges Parking Services Advisory Committee to reduce costs

Student Government recently passed a resolution entitled “A Resolution in Support of a Parking Citation Fine Reduction Policy,” which supports a 15 percent decrease in all parking fines. It was passed 33-0-2 at the Nov. 21 meeting.

Evan Del Duke, the author of the resolution and the speaker pro-tempore of the senate, said the main goal of the resolution is to start a conversation with administrative offices, such as the Parking Services Advisory Committee, about how to save students money on parking costs.

In response to concerns, Mason suspends sale of general permits

Last Thursday, Sept. 5, Parking Services at George Mason University made the call to stop the sale of general permit passes in an attempt to contain the demand for parking; something they have never done before.

Spring break construction to limit reserved parking

Students who park in the Rappahannock Neighborhood may need to move their car before the start of spring break.

Construction on George Mason University's new Shenandoah Residence Hall is expected to begin over spring break, forcing many students to relocate their cars from the northern part of Lot R by 7 p.m. on Friday, March 8.

Parking Services director answers students' questions on Reddit

Last week, Josh Cantor, director of parking and transportation, answered students’ questions in an online forum on the website Reddit. Questions focused on the high cost of parking and future plans of expansion.

GMU transportation makes changes to meet increased ridership

The George Mason University transportation office has made some recent changes to its service in order to accommodate an increase in riders.

The office expanded its Mason to Metro shuttle services and added eight charging stations for electric cars around the Fairfax and Arlington campuses.

Parking changes to come following opening of University Hall

University Hall will be opening this spring, and with it several university offices will move in, including University Relations, Human Resources and Payroll, Auxiliary Enterprises and University Services among many others.

Construction forces temporary closure of Sandy Creek Way

Sandy Creek Way will be closed beyond the Level 2 entrance to the Sandy Creek parking deck, beginning Nov. 20 through Dec. 3, according to an e-mail sent to the Mason community.

Only parking deck traffic will be permitted to turn onto Sandy Creek Way from Patriot Circle. In addition, the sidewalk along Sandy Creek Way, heading up between Science and Tech II, will also be closed. Pedestrians are advised to travel around SUB II or use the York River Rd. sidewalks at this time.

Stuff (Commuting) Mason Students Like #10: Finding a parking spot

There are a few things that commuter students miss about Mason during their summer breaks. Seeing friends on a regular occasion, getting away from their home environment, hanging out with the organization(s) they are involved in, and last but not least, parking at Mason.