Game day parking doesn’t have to be a hassle

Game day parking doesn’t have to be a hassle

For football fans, following their favorite team to Kyle Field can be tricky. With tens of thousands of fans descending on a relatively small area, finding a place to park their vehicles can be daunting. Making sure everyone abides by our city parking ordinances is a significant test for city staff, too. The College Station Police Department, Code Enforcement, and the Northgate District staff work together to ensure a safe environment for you on game day. Continue reading Game day parking doesn’t have to be a hassle

Game day parking doesn’t have to be a hassle

Game day parking doesn’t have to be a hassle

For football fans, following your favorite team for a road game can be tricky. With tens of thousands of fans descending on a relatively small area, finding a place to park can be daunting. Our parking laws are designed to ensure that emergency vehicles can respond if needed, and cars are kept off the grass to prevent fires, broken meters, broken gas lines, or other problems. The College Station Police Department, Code Enforcement, and the Northgate District staff work together to provide a safe environment for you on game day. Continue reading Game day parking doesn’t have to be a hassle

10 gameday parking citations you can easily avoid

Selling ParkingAggie football weekends are a busy and exciting time in our community, especially around Kyle Field, but thousands of football fans also need to park and make it to the game in time to enjoy the festivities. To help you avoid parking problems and better enjoy your experience, here are some things you should know.

Yard parking can be costly 

It’s illegal to operate a business in a residential neighborhood in College Station, and selling parking spaces in your yard is considered a business. Most people know that parking on the grass is not allowed, yet some still try to sell game day parking spaces in their yards.

Visitors who pay to park in these areas are usually not aware of the restrictions and unwittingly break the law. That’s bad enough, but property owners who engage in this practice can also receive fines of up to $2,000 per offense.

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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (Aug. 22)

This is a live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, Aug. 22. It’s not the official minutes.

Both meetings are being broadcast live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and can also be watched online. An archive of previous council meetings is available on the website.

6:09 p.m.

The workshop meeting has started.

6:13 p.m.

Mayor Nancy Berry proclaimed Sept. 2-6 as Brazos Valley Fair Week with a presentation to the Brazos Valley Fair & Expo. Pictured below with the mayor are Brazos Valley Fair & Expo President Jim Mazurkiewicz (right) and executive committee member Jim McCord (left).

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