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

Russian Athletes to Compete as Neutral in Doha Athletics World C’ships

first_imgDoha: Russian athletes are permitted to attend the upcoming Doha athletics World Championships as Authorized Neutral Athletes as the IAAF was yet to reinstate the status of the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF). In the council meeting of world athletics governing body IAAF which took place on Monday, Rune Andersen, the independent chairman of the IAAF Taskforce, said there was “a recurring problem” of banned coaches working with athletes, reports Xinhua news agency.Rune Andersen said for now it was hard “to tell if the reported measures taken by RusAF will work, therefore the associated conditions for reinstatement have not been met.”Therefore in Doha, 30 Russian athletes will take part in the competition as authorised neutral athletes.The Doha world championships run from September 27 to October 6. IANSAlso Read: Jyoti Randhawa, Rashid Khan among many at Jaipur Open Golf MeetAlso Watch:Public protest against Prateek Hajela in Dhekiajuli | The Sentinel News | Assam Newslast_img read more

Wide receiver Sadiq Palmer reportedly becomes 2nd verbal commit in SU’s Class of 2016

first_imgRed Bank Regional (New Jersey) High School wide receiver Sadiq Palmer verbally committed to Syracuse on Saturday afternoon, according to Scout.com.The 6-foot-3, 185-pound Palmer is the second commit in SU’s Class of 2016. Five days ago, SU picked up its first verbal in its 2016 class when offensive lineman Cam DeGeorge committed.Palmer also received interest from Old Dominion and Rutgers, but the Orange was the only team that offered him a scholarship, per Scout.Syracuse has 10 wide receivers currently on its roster, but none in its Class of 2015. Comments AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Published on April 11, 2015 at 6:33 pm Contact Paul: pmschwed@syr.edu | @pschweds Facebook Twitter Google+last_img