Subject: Parking Issues in USF
The community problem facing the University of South Florida is the parking. This is an
extended problem that is persistent for years. The university has had a constant increase in its
population day in day out. This implies that the population in the university demands more space
for parking. The rate at which the university population increases shows not proportional change
in the number of parking spaces in the university. “This leaves visitors, staff, and students
without enough space to pack their motor vehicles safely” (Sweet, 2018)The university has an
unethical tendency of selling more spaces to different categories of users that available or
reserved. For example, the university has a total of 20824 parking and reserves 11904 parking
for students. At times, the university sells about 21000 slots to students going far beyond the
slots or available spaces like in the case of the 2015/2016 academic year (Center for Urban
Transportation Research, 2017 pg. 27).
The school may argue that there will be no time when all students and staff will be present. Such
considerations may give a ground of argument that such space is enough for the university.
However, in the event of students or staffs finding no space to...
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