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Opposition Grows To IU Proposal To Lease Parking
Updated May 5, 2013 1:09 AM | Filed under: WBIW News
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(BLOOMINGTON) - Opposition is growing among Indiana University employees to a proposal to lease campus parking spaces in exchange for a multimillion-dollar payout.

A petition drive opposing any such transaction is now circulating publicly among IU employees who oppose the idea of leasing the university's Bloomington and Indianapolis parking operations to a private operator.

Communication Workers of America Local 4730 president Edward Vasquez tells The Herald-Times the union has gathered the signatures of hundreds of faculty and staff.

The IU trustees will hear Thursday from a committee that's drawing up the specifications it would like to see in any request for proposals on a parking lease.

IU proposed the idea earlier this year after Ohio State University leased its parking spaces to a private firm for $483 million.

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