Do you have a quarter? The Roosevelt Row area of downtown Phoenix will soon have more metered parking spaces.
Orlando would not have applied to participate in the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Smart City Challenge if it didn’t think it had a good shot at winning. And looking at the ways in which the city has already taken a focus on innovative transportation, you can see why officials are pretty confident.
Downtown Coronado is getting a street side update with electronic solar-powered parking meters replacing old, quarter-only meters. For years, the city has been dealing with faulty meters that were either in need of repair or out of service.
The influence of Donald Shoup’s classic book, “The High Cost of Free Parking,” is becoming more and more apparent in more and more cities around the country.
The Medford Transcript continues its look at Medford’s Pay-to-Park program, a year in, and the mixed reactions by business owners on its success.
Those fed up with Medford’s year-old parking kiosks might soon have reason to celebrate.
Mayor Stephanie M. Burke said the city is considering replacing at least some of the digital kiosks with single-head meters.
Seven cities were named finalists in the U.S. DOT’s Smart City Challenge this weekend — two more than the agency originally planned to name. Chosen from a pool of 78 entrants (the challenge targeted midsize cities with between 200,000 and 850,000 people), the finalists remain in the running for $50 million to fund technology-driven proposals that would improve mobility and reduce crashes.