IU parking lease proposal meets faculty and staff opposition
- Indiana University employees are circulating a petition in opposition of a proposal to lease parking operations on the school's Bloomington and Indianapolis campuses to private operator in exchange for a multimillion-dollar payout.
- IU presented the idea earlier this year after a Ohio State University netted an up-front payment of $483 million for a 50-year lease of its parking operations to a private operator.
- Edward Vasquez, president of Communication Workers of America Local 4730, says hundreds of IU staff and employees have signed the petition, which questions whether such a deal would come with a loss of price controls.
From the article:
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Opposition is growing among Indiana University faculty and staff to a proposal to lease campus parking spaces in exchange for a multimillion-dollar payout.
A petition drive is circulating among IU employees who oppose the idea of leasing the university's Bloomington and Indianapolis parking operations to a private operator. ...
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