The Collegian

Fixed bus route in works through Students’ Association and GAF

Fixed bus route in works through Students’ Association and GAF

Brianna Schreurs

November 27, 2018


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Transportation has been on Students’ Associations radar for years now, and co-chairs of the Transportation General Activity Strategic plan workgroup are looking to solve the campus problem. Co-chairs Sen. Josh Longtin and Sen. Sameer Keshavan have worked all semester on a plan to put a bus transportation system...

VeoRide contract with SDSU gets complicated

VeoRide contract with SDSU gets complicated

Trenton Abrego

September 25, 2018


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After a snag in contract talks, the debut of VeoRide in Brookings will be delayed. Vice President Spencer Harwood stated the deal with bike-share program, VeoRide has hit a snag. There are a few contract issues the university needs to negotiate before the deal is finalized. VeoRide insisted that the university extende...

New GAF Strategic Plan examines athletics, transportation options

New GAF Strategic Plan examines athletics, transportation options

Ian Lack

September 12, 2018


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Students’ Association is currently deliberating the new strategic plan for the General Activity Fee (GAF) in for fiscal years 2020-24. GAF is a fee charged per credit hour every semester for students. The fee provides funding for the Student Union and student health, athletics and programming. U...

2018 game day parking

2018 game day parking

Jamie Goblirsch

September 8, 2018


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Bike-share program rides into Brookings

Bike-share program rides into Brookings

Lauren Franken

August 29, 2018


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By mid-September, VeoRide’s bike-share program will make almost 80 bikes accessible to South Dakota State students and Brookings community members for the first time. Students’ Association started discussing plans for a bike-share program last year and in cooperation with the city of Brookings...

Summer parking updates

Summer parking updates

April 25, 2018


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Two-wheel rules Scooters, mopeds and motorcycles must be registered and have a permit to park on campus. Scooters must park in motorcycle parking areas March to November. Motorcycle parking is closed from December through February for snow storage. Unregistered mopeds and scooters parked outside motor...

Safe Ride program shortens running hours

Safe Ride program shortens running hours

Hannah Smith

November 29, 2017


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Safe Ride has kept college students, guests and community members safe from the dangers of drunk driving or walking home alone since 2006. But this year it is under construction, much like the rest of Brookings. Last year, one bus ran Wednesdays and two buses ran Friday and Saturday nights, but the...

BATA Bus relatively unused, unknown among students

BATA Bus relatively unused, unknown among students

Garrett Ammesmaki

October 18, 2017


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Despite continuing expansion of BATA Bus over the years, the Brookings Area Transit Authority is still relatively unused by the student population at South Dakota State University. Director of BATA Bus Brenda Schweitzer perceives many reasons as to why, including the “evolving” nature of transit i...