RIP East Lots

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  1. Yukonwreck

    Yukonwreck Dodd-Like

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    How does this make sense? A push to increase attendance at the games while simultaneously decreasing available parking? Hmmmm? Game day experience.
     
  2. JJacket

    JJacket 1st to pass for 2500 and rush for 1000

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    Easy. Increase parking fees.
     
  3. whenyousaybud

    whenyousaybud Bill Donaldson IRL @ me and taste steel

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    take marta!
    rent your tailgate from that vendor on the lawn.
    we don't need cars or booze on campus.
     
  4. GT flunkout

    GT flunkout your mom

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    Somehow I don't think the value of Midtown real estate is going to be put on hold to satisfy our parking demands for 6 Saturdays a year.
     
  5. Skydog

    Skydog Eat a Peach

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    I have a feeling we will end up in the CRC parking lot .. which mean even further walk.
     
  6. Yukonwreck

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    So we should sell Grant Field?:scared:
     
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  7. whenyousaybud

    whenyousaybud Bill Donaldson IRL @ me and taste steel

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  8. gtg970g

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    I have always purchased parking game by game in the Student Center deck since we can only tailgate a few games a year due to youth sports and early game times. We live east so park across the interstate or take Marta when not tailgating to make the drive home easier/faster. With the loss of parking spaces I'm beginning to wonder if they will have spaced in the SC deck to offer for single game purchase.
     
  9. Allen Koholic

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    It's not like it's that far of a walk. Plus, it's enough to time get through a road coke on the way to the game.
     
  10. Skydog

    Skydog Eat a Peach

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    It's not that far of a walk, agreed. In fact I like the extra exercise. However, I have a 5 year old daughter. She can handle it and not even break a sweat but on the occasion she is not feeling great, guess who will be carrying her? Seriously, if that's where we end up that's fine. Interested to see how it plays out.
     
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    The solution is, establish several tailgating zones: Peters Park (yes demo the garage), Yellow Jacket Park, etc, and create shuttles from designated parking lots on 10 minute headways. Shuttles will have space for tailgating stuff as well. In fact, you could even offer storage lockers for tailgating stuff at adjacent buildings and people don't have to haul all their stuff that far.
     
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  12. gtg970g

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    They could have a drop off zone for setting up tailgates but would need shuttles or maybe just big wagons (think supersized radioflyers) to take gear back to the car. It will be interesting to see what happens when/if W21 bites the dust.
     
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  13. JJacket

    JJacket 1st to pass for 2500 and rush for 1000

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    First, they took our water away. We did nothing
    Now, they take our parking away.
    When will we face our oppressors?
     
  14. coit

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    I’m going to assume that they will not.