UMass Boston: Parking Fees Going Up

The Boston Globe reported:

“UMass Boston students and staff can expect to pay more to park on campus, as some rates will increase by at least 50 percent at the end of the current semester, the university announced Friday. Currently, parking at the school for a day costs $6, a rate that will continue throughout the spring semester. Under the new rate structure, daily parking at the university’s lot at the former site of the Bayside Expo Center will cost $9, and parking at a new, 1,400-space garage and other campus lots will be $15, according to a letter from Kathleen Kirleis, the vice chancellor for administration and finance at UMass Boston, sent to the school’s community.”

It will be interested to see what the consequences will be. Will more students attempt to park (for free) in nearby residential areas?