University to consider construction of new parking garage

first_imgThe Notre Dame administration is considering constructing a parking garage on the south side of campus, most likely at the current location of Legends of Notre Dame, Executive Vice President John Affleck-Graves said in an email to the University community Thursday morning.Along with the email, Affleck-Graves attached a survey intended to collect feedback from Notre Dame students, faculty and staff about the necessity of a parking garage for the campus community.“The next step in implementing the Parking Committee’s recommendations is to explore the feasibility of a parking garage,and share the findings with the University community,” he said in the email. “Over the next several months, the University will conduct a study of how campus would use a parking garage and what the associated costs would be for those who use it.”Affleck-Graves said the potential site of the parking garage would be in response to an expressed interest in “covered parking as close to the center of campus as possible” and recent expansions to campus.“With the opening of several new facilities on the south side of campus, the area in greatest demand for parking is the south side of campus,” the email said. “If a parking garage were to be constructed, we believe it would be built on the site where Legends restaurant is currently located.”Due to the high cost of building a parking garage, Affleck-Graves said in the email that the University would develop rates for its use, which would be “inversely correlated with the expected number of people who would use the garage.”“Since parking garages are much more expensive to build and maintain than surface parking, those who use the parking garage would cover the associated costs,” he said. “The University would seek to break even. We expect that there would be rates for hourly, daily and special event parking for faculty, staff, students and visitors. In addition, annual reserved parking passes would likely be available to faculty, staff and students.”Affleck-Graves said in the email that he would release the results of the study later in the semester.Tags: Legends of Notre Dame, parking, parking garagelast_img read more

Melville Hit-and-run Driver Sought by Police

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Have you seen this hit-and-run driver?Suffolk County police are asking for the public’s help in finding a hit-and-run driver who struck an SUV, stopped to apologize and then fled the scene last month in Melville.A woman was driving her Ford Escape eastbound on Ruland Road when a silver or white Honda CRV made an illegal left turn out of the 7-Eleven parking lot on Broadhollow Road and hit her truck at 10:20 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, police said.Second Precinct Crime Section officers said the suspect is described as a white man in his late teens or early 20s, 5-feet, 8-inches tall with a thin build. He was wearing a red V-neck T-shirt and black pants.Police released a surveillance photo of the suspect and are offering a $5,000 reward for anyone who recognizes him and can provide information leading to his arrest.Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.last_img read more

Lucky Charm: Ronaldo returns to Bernabeu as Real Madrid beat Barca for first time since he left [VIDEO]

first_imgReal Madrid’s 2-0 win over Barcelona gave Los Blancos more than just the three points that took them back to the top of La Liga.It also ended a brutal run of results against the Catalan giants in the last few years.The stats didn’t make good reading for Real prior to the weekend.Real Madrid had not beaten Barcelona in their last seven encounters and had only won one of their last 10 competitive encounters.At the Santiago Bernabeu, Barcelona had been dominant as well, winning five of the last six meetings there.In fact, Madrid had not beaten Barca at home – or anywhere for that matter – since Cristiano Ronaldo left for Italy.But Real Madrid’s all-time top scorer came back ‘home’ on Sunday to cheer on his former side as they ended that run in great style.Ronaldo even cheered when the referee blew full-time whistle, confirming Real’s win and their rise to the top of La Liga.Cristiano celebrating Real Madrid’s win against Barcelona at the Bernabéu. #ElClasico pic.twitter.com/mjpDXfm5xs— Real Madrid Info (@RMadridInfo) March 1, 2020The home fans also warmly responded to the return of the player, chanting his name at full time.Santiago Bernabeu chanting “Cristiano Ronaldo” after the final whistle of El clasico.👏🏻👏🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻♥️ pic.twitter.com/qJOr4PbGyS— B3 (@b3naldo7) March 2, 2020last_img read more