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President of the UUP chapter at Stony Brook University Andrew Solar-Greco speaking to members during a union protest on Wednesday, April 12. Its the second protest organized by five unions following MAPS all-paid parking model proposal back in February.TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Unions protest SBU’s parking plan for the fall

Sky Crabtree April 18, 2023
Five unions representing various workers of Stony Brook University held a protest outside the University Hospital parking garage on Wednesday, April 12 in opposition to a newly proposed parking plan for the fall semester.
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The Lot-40 parking lot in South Campus, formerly known as South-P. KAYLA GOMEZ MOLANO/THE STATESMAN

Letter to the editor: The real impact of Stony Brook parking changes

Kevin Chacon March 13, 2023
#OPINION: What is frustrating to me is not MAPS’ decision to have all students and staff pay for parking, but for them to do so through a tier system that advantages those who can afford to pay the highest premiums.
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Junior physics major Chris Clarke leading a protest on Feb. 15. After MAPS unveiled their measures to switch to all-paid parking, students quickly retaliated through social media and in-person dissent. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

How students are reacting to MAPS’ parking proposal

Tim Giorlando February 21, 2023
For an hour on Wednesday, Feb. 15, a small band of students tried to make their voices heard at Stony Brook University’s West Campus fountain — nearly a week after the Mobility and Parking Services (MAPS) proposed to switch to a fully-paid parking model in August 2023. 
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The logo for MobileWare. The new service attempts to reduce the carbon footprint by promoting carpooling. PUBLIC DOMAIN

SBU professor works on Mobileware’s new carpool service that helps stall climate crisis

Sonya Gugliara April 20, 2022
Mobileware’s onTime commuter app provides users with transit schedules and ticketing information, and has launched a new feature that encourages users to carpool through prize incentives with the main objective of reducing carbon emissions.
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A map of Stony Brook University marked with the locations of crimes that occurred on campus from GRAPHIC BY KAT PROCACCI

SBU Crime Watch: Oct. 28 – Nov. 11

Sonya Gugliara November 14, 2021
All reports are taken directly from the University Police Department and cannot be independently verified by The Statesman.
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Resident permit parking zone 5, next to ONeil. As part of new parking policy, zone 5 has expanded as of September 7.  SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

SBU to combine parking zones five and seven immediately, as failed protest gathered

Tim Giorlando September 8, 2021
On Tuesday, Sept. 7, Parking Services announced that residential parking zones five and seven will now be combined into one larger lot. The new zone now combines parking spaces in H, Mendelsohn, Chavez and Tubman communities.
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Dont move the tailgate: an open letter to the Homecoming Committee

Don’t move the tailgate: an open letter to the Homecoming Committee

Eric Wagner September 22, 2019
A common criticism of Stony Brook — from students, faculty and outside observers alike — is our lack of school spirit. We’re a prestigious school, academically ranked 91st in the country, with Division I sports teams.
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Cars parked in South P, the commuter student parking lot. PAULA PECEGO/STATESMAN FILE

Looking for parking at SBU? There could be an app for that

Todd L. Pittinsky March 8, 2016
As Stony Brook grows in size, stature and impact, one great way to differentiate ourselves within SUNY is to make the most smart, creative, and human use of technology.
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The consistency of commuter catastrophes

Rachel Spiteri February 24, 2016
The situation has escalated so horribly that if I could afford to transfer to another school, I would.
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Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Stony Brook is expanding everything but parking

Letter to the Editor September 30, 2015
Granted, I understand Stony Brook's need to grow with student population, faculty and staff. Don't you think the accommodations should reflect that as well?
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Game-day parking at LaValle Stadium lot now requires season pass

Elsie Boskamp September 9, 2014
Stony Brook University’s Athletics Department has initiated a new parking protocol for the 2014 football season. Game-day parking at the LaValle Stadium lot will now require a season parking pass.
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Parking violations run rampant at Stony Brook

Alex Kramer December 2, 2013
Parking enforcement is out in full force during the first week of classes. Parking tickets were given most frequently during the first two weeks of last semester, including 398 on the first day of classes last fall. This was over five times the number of tickets given on an average day during the year, according to the university parking records.
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