Local businesses often have their parking lots filled by TCU
students cars. Customers must search for parking in
Businesses suffer, lose customers as students
park illegally due to limited space on campus
general manager of TCU Bookstore, looks out the window at the parking
lot in front of the store. All 152 parking slots are filled.
When she looks in the store, there are only 15 customers.
The TCU Bookstore is just one of the businesses around campus constantly
struggling with some students to keep its parking lots open for
customers so they dont lose business. In the constant search
for parking close to classes, these businesses are often the ones
suffering, Lewis said.
Sid Weigand, owner of the Smoothie King on University Drive, said
he has had a number of customers comment that they try to avoid
his store because parking is so bad.
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