Tag: transportation

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No Car? No Problem.

DON’T BE CAR-LESS, THERE’S PLENTY OF OPTIONS AVAILABLE TO MAKE YOUR WAY AROUND FAIRFAX By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer Students at the Mason Fairfax campus have various forms of transportation available to them. Whether it would be a trip to…

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Parking and Petitions

Students create petition to halt parking prices, Parking Services explains high prices BY NATALIA KOLENKO, CAMPUS NEWS EDITOR   Two students recently released a petition to halt the rise of parking pass prices, one of at least four parking price…

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Uber and Lyft offer flexible employment, cheap rides for Mason students

Issmar Ventura, Staff Writer Two competing mobile ride hail companies, Uber and Lyft, have become popular sources of income for Mason students. Working for either of the two San Francisco-based companies, which function almost identically by connecting users with drivers via mobile apps, is flexible…

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Fairfax County and Mason promote sustainable transport

Over the upcoming decades, Tysons Corner will transform into a bustling metropolis, in part due to the construction of the four new Silver Line Metro stations. The transformation is part of a larger move in Fairfax County to transition from…

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The madness behind parking: why pass prices have risen in 2014

The prices of parking passes have increased this year, with general lot passes going from $335  to $350 for off-campus students while on-campus students now pay $395. “I [think it’s] ridiculous, but you kind of expect these things to rise in cost,”…