Items Tagged with 'parking'
Downtown workers encouraged to park farther away, use public transit.
Downtown parking became more expensive by an average of $8 per space Sept. 1, when the city of Grand Rapids implemented rate changes throughout its parking system that it says are necessary to keep up with supply and demand. Read More
Theater development eventually will create more parking, but the short-term might be dicey.
Businesses in downtown’s Arena South district already are being asked to relocate parking as a result of the newly announced Loeks Studio C! movie theater and 616 development project. Read More
The Grand Rapids Parking Commission may finally be taking business owners’ concerns about a lack of parking downtown seriously. Read More
Grand Rapids Business Journal reports show a steadily increasing number of downtown developments now coming to fruition — and every one of them devours yet another parking area with no replacement plan. Read More
Editor: Wow … your editorial (“City parking ‘study’ was no study and assumed a conclusion,” July 6) is even more “right on” than perhaps you know. Read More
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