Pepperdine University has created another fitness gym for students to use. Although, a better use of time, money and space would have been to make it a parking area for the students.
With more students on campus and less parking available, it has become increasingly more difficult to get around in a timely and efficient manner. DPS should change the regulations to make campus more accessible and easier to get around.
LA County has one of the highest concentrations of unhoused people in the country. Alongside the growing rate of homelessness in cities like Malibu and Santa Monica, such concerns can be alleviated by adding safe and secure overnight parking lots for those living out of their vehicles.
Parking issues have caused headaches for the Graphic staff writers. The entire Pepperdine community must work together to alleviate the parking woes, and the stakes have never been higher.
Pepperdine is building a new parking lot to replace the track and baseball lots. The new space is set to open August 2022 and will provide the University with additional underground storage as well.
A need for parking has become a widely discussed topic at the start of the fall 2021 semester. With the largest first-year class ever and the elimination of several parking spots due to COVID-19 testing sites and construction, many Waves are finding parking is an added stressor.
Pepperdine is quite different than what it was two years ago before COVID-19. However, now that we are back, let’s smile — even if it’s through masks of inconvenience.
Creating a Department of Parking, along with initiatives such as valet services, would relieve stress caused by Pepperdine’s current parking catastrophe.
Lack of parking continues to drain students’ time, prompting the need for innovative solutions.
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