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A detour sign sits at the crossing lane of Washington Way on July 12th, 2023.
Oregon State University is currently removing over one hundred parking spaces to accommodate more bike-friendly infrastructure.

On our minds: Are OSU’s sustainable transportation efforts enough or are you the problem?

Riley LeCocq, Columnist
August 7, 2023

For students and faculty alike, a common struggle and source of frustration facing the Oregon State University’s campus is parking and transportation. The balancing act of meeting sustainability goals...

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Washington Way to see reconstruction into summer of 2024

Riley LeCocq, News Reporter
July 11, 2023

Washington Way has begun and will continue to undergo a multi-year phased reconstruction project with increased lighting, wider sidewalks, the loss of 123 parking spots in the area and more.  According...

Photo illustration of a car, stop sign and OSU parking tickets falling.

2030 sustainable transportation strategy combats commuter grievances at OSU

Haley Stark, News Reporter
November 28, 2022

The announcement of the Jen-Hsun and Lori Huang Collaborative Innovation Complex comes with many implications for Oregon State University commuters.  With the lot between the Lonnie B. Harris Black...

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OSU to close some parking lots for sweeping over Thanksgiving week

Wes Flow, News Contributor
November 19, 2022

Oregon State University's Transportation Services will be closing several parking lots for street sweeping and maintenance between Monday and Wednesday next week, according to a recent Transportation Services...

Parking lots around OSU campus are full of cars Monday, Oct 3. Monthly and annual permits are completely sold out, so many students park far away, use daily parking passes or adopt other means of transportation.

Opinion: Parking on campus drives you crazy

Leah Kahn, News Contributor
October 20, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. Does parking on campus drive you crazy? Me too! It seems...

A view of the Oregon State University parking garage on Jan. 10. It is open to the public during the week with the first few levels being pay to park and top levels open to those with a resident parking permit.

On Our Minds: Cost of campus parking should be more affordable

Riley LeCocq, Columnist
February 7, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. In Oregon’s wet and cold climate, parking on the Oregon...

A sign posted at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Ore. on Jan. 4 indicates that the parking lot will close on Jan. 6 at 6 p.m. The parking lot closure is due to an implosion of the west side of Reser Stadium that is scheduled to take place between 7:40 a.m. and 8 a.m. on Jan. 7.

Reser Stadium implosion: What Beavers need to know

Katterlea MacGregor, News Contributor
January 5, 2022

An implosion of the west side of Reser Stadium will take place on Friday and pave the way for additional renovations but is not expected to interfere with typical daily activities. This implosion, which...


OSU encourages alternative solutions to students’ parking complaints

Morgan Mawn, News Contributor
March 11, 2019

Students and faculty facing frustration while finding on-campus parking are encouraged by Oregon State University to consider alternative transportation methods.The Transportation Services office believes...

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