Penn State Transportation Services will increase on-campus parking permit rates starting July 1 | University Park Campus News


Penn State Transportation Services announced increased parking permit rates for faculty/staff, students, and service/delivery lots in the 2022-23 and 2023-24 academic years, according to a statement released Thursday.

The following changes to faculty/staff and service/delivery permit rates will begin July 1 and continue through June 30, 2023:

  • Basic permits (brown, green, orange, red, silver, yellow) will be reduced from $37 per month to $39 per month for technical services employees and all other faculty/staff employees.
  • Commuter permits will increase from $10 per month to $12 per month for technical services employees and all other faculty/staff employees.
  • ROO permits will drop from $88 per month to $92 per month.
  • LOO permits will go from $64 per month to $67 per month.
  • Service permits will increase from $64 per month to $67 per month.
  • Delivery permits will increase from $50 per year to $55 per year.

Effective July 1, 2023, the following parking permit changes will take place for faculty/staff lots until June 30, 2024:

  • Basic permits (brown, green, orange, red, silver, yellow) will increase from $39 per month to $40 per month for technical services employees and from $39 per month to $41 per month for all other employees faculty/staff.
  • Commuter permits will increase from $12 per month to $13 per month for technical services employees and from $12 per month to $14 per month for all other faculty employees.
  • ROO permits will drop from $92 per month to $97 per month.
  • LOO permits will go from $67 per month to $70 per month.

The following student parking permit fee changes will come into effect for the Fall 2022 semester:

  • Transport permit fees will increase from $45 per semester to $54 per semester.
  • Residential Core Permit Rates (Lot 22, Lot 42, Lot 81, Lot 82, YWH/Nittany Deck) will increase from $320 per semester to $336 per semester.
  • Resident Storage Rates (Lot 83) will increase from $162 per semester to $170 per semester.
  • Off-Campus Storage Permit rates (Lot 43, YAS/West Deck) will increase from $203 per semester to $233 per semester.
  • Brown Permit 11 rates for residents of White Course Apartments will remain at $162 per semester, but will no longer be included in each resident’s tenancy agreement and must be paid by each student upon enrollment.

As of the fall 2023 semester, the following rates will change for student parking permits:

  • Transport permit fees will increase from $54 per semester to $63 per semester.
  • Residential Core (Lot 22, Lot 42, Lot 81, Lot 82, YWH/Nittany Deck) permit rates will increase from $336 per semester to $353 per semester.
  • Resident Storage Rates (Lot 83) will drop from $170 per semester to $179 per semester.
  • Off-Campus Storage Permit (Lot 43, YAS/West Deck) rates will increase from $233 per semester to $268 per semester.
  • Brown 11 permit fees for residents of White Course Apartments will increase from $162 per semester to $203 per semester.

“While every effort is made to keep fares as low as possible, upcoming fare increases are essential so that transportation services can continue to meet the parking and transportation needs of the university community,” said Sara Thorndike, Senior Vice President of Finance and Business. treasurer, said in the statement.

Along with these pricing changes, evening and weekend-only permits for faculty, staff, students and visitors will be discontinued on June 30, with Penn State announcing their return later.

According to the release, RIDEpass program participants who use evening and weekend-only permits will receive information about their parking options before the start of the 2022-23 RIDEpass program year, beginning June 1.

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