MILWAUKEE – A trial project underway in the Third Ward could foretell the end of problematic multi-space parking meters, according to the Department of Public Works.
Change: It’s an unavoidable and constant part of the human condition, and that applies to parking in Ithaca.
Of course, if you are a member the target demographic for this special section, a newcomer to this fair vale, you wouldn’t know how things used to be when it came to parking a car. So feel free to use this handy guide to figure out how to most effectively complain about or praise how parking is in Ithaca right now.
The Marquette Downtown Development Authority added 10 new parking meters to the city Wednesday, but these are different – they’re “smart meters”. Smart meters allow for greater flexibility because users can pay with their credit card. The meters were built by the IPS Group, a San Diego-based firm.
In parking tech, Santa Rosa closely watches its sister 60 miles south — San Francisco, where high-IQ parking swooped in at fiber-optic speed. In April, S.F. approved a nearly $20 million contract with Skidata to upgrade 22 parking garages that have 15,000 spaces. The contract goes until 2029.
Few things in life inspire as much self-righteous fury as cars that take up two parking spaces, especially in downtown Hartford, where on-street parking has been at a premium approximately since the first pairing of horse and buggy.