Items Tagged with 'Josh Naramore'


Driverless cars hit city streets

Initial trial run will operate on a 3.2-mile existing DASH West bus route.

August 2, 2019
Grand Rapids’ first driverless cars hit the road late last week. Read More

City parking survey raises some questions

Business owners, permit holders decry GR’s lack of communication.

December 7, 2018
The city of Grand Rapids released a survey to gather public feedback on proposed parking rate changes — and several individuals already have voiced disapproval. Read More

City View residents scorn parking relocation

Grand Rapids moved designated parking spots one level up in Monroe Center parking structure.

August 31, 2018
Since being relocated to another parking level within the Monroe Center deck, residents of City View Condos have expressed disdain at being relocated to what they believe is less than premium parking. Read More

Condo owners, city battle over parking

GR intends to relocate City View residents within Monroe Center parking ramp.

August 3, 2018
When the Monroe Center parking ramp was completed, residents of City View Condominiums at 60 Monroe Center St. NW in downtown Grand Rapids thought they had secured parking for the life of the structure, but controversy erupted in March 2018 when the city’s parking services department said residents have no such claim to their parking spots. Read More

Street Talk: Handling the heat

Amending grievances.

June 29, 2018
About 100 protesters joined the Kent County Board of Commissioners meeting June 28 to protest the county’s contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Read More

City launches new mobile parking app

Motu, which replaces Parkmobile, also will allow visitors to pay bus fares, bike share fares.

June 22, 2018
The city of Grand Rapids is set to deploy a replacement parking app intended to be more efficient than Parkmobile and tailored specifically to the city’s parking system. Read More

City approves free Medical Mile bus route

GR, Spectrum Health, The Rapid to shoulder cost in three-year pilot partnership.

June 8, 2018
A three-way pact providing fare-free public transit along Medical Mile now has city approval. Read More

Monroe North owners express parking concerns

City says it’s working with businesses on ‘regulated’ parking options.

April 20, 2018
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Business owners in Monroe North are clearing the air on parking. Read More

Construction date set for Studio Park

Downtown mixed-use development set for April or May groundbreaking; alterations made to original plan.

February 23, 2018
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) The ambitious Studio Park development is on track to begin construction, following the recent sale of the two lots on which it will be built. Read More

Parking changes frustrate MNBA firms

City to remove free spaces along Ottawa and Bond avenues in Monroe North, encourage use of Parkmobile app.

June 2, 2017
A premature rollout of new parking regulations has left Monroe North business owners with a pinching headache. Read More