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City parking ‘study’ was no study and assumed a conclusion

July 3, 2015
Grand Rapids city commissioners are considering a wide-ranging distortion and redistribution of parking areas and rates along with behavior modification methods in a comparatively short range of time, and are further advised by an outside consultant that part of the solution is city-run alternative modes of transportation and an entire new division of parking services. Read More

Parking ideas supported by new mobility focus

Topping the list is formation of a new Mobile GR agency.

June 19, 2015
In order for Parking Services to meet the needs of downtown Grand Rapids parkers, the organization needs to undergo a name change and broaden its focus beyond cars. Read More

Commissioners squelch Creston parking study

April 17, 2015
Arlen Smith wants a study to find ways to improve the parking situation in the Creston Business District where he works. Read More

Spectrum Health faces parking crunch

December 12, 2014
The Parking Commission isn’t the only group mulling over downtown parking. Spectrum Health is also considering its parking future. Read More

Parking tensions can be eased by serving the customer

October 24, 2014
It’s a different year and it’s a different “outside consultant,” but the issue remains the same: The downtown area has again reached the tension point for parking. Read More

Monthly parking rates rise at some downtown lots

Most downtown ramps also will see slight fee hike.

June 21, 2013
Monthly parking rates at crowded city-owned lots will go up by more than the yearly inflation figure on Monday, while charges at most of the other parking facilities in the city’s downtown system will rise by the Consumer Price Index figure. Read More

Grand Rapids considers 25-cent parking meter increase

June 17, 2013
The Grand Rapids Parking Commission passed a 25-cent parking meter increase last week, which will now go to the City Commission for approval on Tuesday. Read More