State College Issues Parking Guidelines to News Media
November 11, 2011 5:37 PM
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Faced with an onslaught of national and regional media organizations in town, the State College borough parking office issued Friday a set of guidelines to journalists.

The full, unedited text of the parking office's statement is posted below:


In an effort to accommodate the normal need for public parking on a Penn State Home Football Weekend, the Borough of State College Parking Department is asking for your cooperation by following these guidelines, effective immediately:

The Borough of State College will do everything possible to accommodate the needs of the media as you report this story. However, we have a responsibility to the citizens and the business owners to keep as many spaces open for customers and visitors as possible. We ask that you please respect this and follow our guidelines. We also understand the media's need to have access to Old Main, that is why we will allow the satellite trucks to remain but all other non- essential vehicles must be parked legally in other areas.

The Pugh Street Parking Garage is located on the 100 block of S Pugh St, which is a half block away from Old Main. There is ample space to accommodate personal size vehicles.

Any questions can be emailed to

Thank you for your cooperation.

-- State College Borough Parking Department

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