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New Parking Changes at Lansing Community College

New Parking Changes at Lansing Community College

By FOX 47 News. CREATED Aug 23, 2013

Students at Lansing Community College will have to get used to a new parking system this fall.

Instead of using their star card to pay for parking, the school is using a new Pay-by-Space multi-meter system. It works like this---you park, look at the number and head over to a kiosk to pay for that specific space.

The machine will take cash and credit cards and while it might seem a little confusing at first, it will make things a lot easier.

"The city of Lansing is using the technology just a few blocks from here", says Eric Glohr, Director of Auxiliary Services for LCC. "So the technology isn't new, just new to LCC, but after a few weeks, people will become familiar with it and it will provide a better parking experience for students."

Parking will be free in the Gannon ramp until the system goes live in mid-to-late September. Students will also be able to extend their parking time through an app on their smartphone.