It is important that project planning mitigates the potential for permanent parking space loss throughout planning and building phases. However, it is understood that even after careful vetting of options, sometimes losing parking spaces may be the best option for Dartmouth.
Due to difficult parking conditions on campus, with each space lost campus parking problems worsen. Because of this, a funding mechanism is essential for projects to pay for lost parking spaces, with the resulting funds earmarked toward construction of new parking spaces to replace those lost and lot improvements.
A capital project must pay for the cost of any permanently lost parking spaces as a result of campus development.