Tag: Parking Space Pricing

WeHo Parking Meter Rates to Climb 33% on July 1 | WEHOville

WeHo Parking Meter Rates to Climb 33% on July 1 | WEHOville

Parking on the street in West Hollywood will cost a third more with the City Council’s passage last night of a variety of changes in city fees. Parking at a street meter now costs $1.50 an hour. That price will rise to $2 an hour beginning July 1. The increase is expected to raise $1.78 […]

City official: Improving Poughkeepsie parking doesn’t require adding more spaces | Spectrum News

City official: Improving Poughkeepsie parking doesn’t require adding more spaces | Spectrum News

“It always comes back to parking,” Poughkeepsie Community Development Coordinator Paul Hesse said. “If your parking experience is good, your experience [in Poughkeepsie] might be good, and you’ll come back.” Hesse said research done in the last year finds that out of 7,100 parking spots in this area, just half are occupied during the busiest […]

Increase In Metered Parking Costs Led To More Spaces, Say Boston Officials | WBUR News

Increase In Metered Parking Costs Led To More Spaces, Say Boston Officials | WBUR News

Boston saw an 11 percent increase in open metered spots in the Back Bay, while the Seaport saw a modest 1 percent increase in available spaces, officials said in a statement. Gina Fiandaca, commissioner of the city’s transportation department, told WBUR that the reduction in double-parking and resident parking violations “told us that people were better able […]

Commuters avoiding using Firepool car park after ticket price doubles | Somerset County Gazette

Commuters avoiding using Firepool car park after ticket price doubles | Somerset County Gazette

COMMUTERS are boycotting a car park and leaving their vehicles in side streets after ticket prices doubled. One former user of the car park in Firepool, Taunton, says the council that owns the facility has shot itself in the foot as it is losing thousands of pounds of potential revenue by pricing motorists out. And […]

Boston looks at pricing pilot program’s impact | Newburyport News

Boston looks at pricing pilot program’s impact | Newburyport News

Boston Transportation Department Commissioner Gina Fiandaca said the pilot program showed that altering meter pricing can make better use of the city’s “limited curb space,” make it easier for drivers to find a place to park, and does more to protect bicyclists and pedestrians from double-parked cars. But in the Seaport, one of the city’s […]

Getting the price right on parking | Connect Savannah

Getting the price right on parking | Connect Savannah

But then things changed. Time limits were eliminated, pricing was standardized. People reporting finding available spaces on blocks where it had been historically difficult to park on the street. What’s more, they were able to pay for extra time via a smartphone app. This resulted in a 17 percent drop in the number of tickets […]

San Francisco will expand its demand-based parking pricing city-wide | Quartz

San Francisco will expand its demand-based parking pricing city-wide | Quartz

Last week, the city announced a broadened effort to combat the harrowing traffic and search for parking by expanding demand-based parking pricing to the entire city. The change, scheduled to begin at the start of 2018, will include every meter and city-owned lot and garage, making San Francisco the first US city to implement such […]

City offers three-tiered response to parking study proposals | The Virginia Gazette

City offers three-tiered response to parking study proposals | The Virginia Gazette

If the city chooses to expand paid parking, paid lots would be $1 per hour, and on-street parking would be $1.50 for the first two hours and $3 per hour after that. Parking studies performed in 2016 and 1995 both have the same premise: people should pay for parking near the destinations and not for […]

Williamsburg set to change parking plan to make it easier to find a spot | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Williamsburg set to change parking plan to make it easier to find a spot | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

The sensors and increased enforcement are expected to be rolled out by the end of June 2018, according to Assistant City Manager Andrew Trivette. The second step would flip the current parking plan from charging money for inconvenient spots to charging money for convenient spots, while making less convenient spots free, the release said. The […]

Downtown Boise parking is heading toward steep price increases | KTVB.COM

Downtown Boise parking is heading toward steep price increases | KTVB.COM

The largest proposed monthly increases are from $135 to $175 in the Capitol & Main (former Capitol Terrace) and Ninth & Main (former Eastman) garages. Reserved parking in Capital & Main could go from $170 to $220, according to Max Clark, CCDC’s parking and facilities director. The first hour parking would remain free but the […]