Items Tagged with 'Mobile GR'


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 aims to lower spending

Proposal maintains essential city services and ensures financial stability.

April 26, 2019
The city of Grand Rapids is in the initial stages of implementing its budget for Fiscal Year 2020, and the spending plan outlines the key priorities in the city’s four-year strategic plan. Read More

Grand Rapids stalls on parking rate changes

City manager says time is needed to evaluate recent changes before moving forward with new ones.

December 21, 2018
The city of Grand Rapids has hit the brakes on staff-initiated changes to on- and off-street parking management and rates. 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

Metered parking pops up in Wealthy, Cherry corridors

Mobile GR Director Josh Naramore cites increased business activity as reason for change.

October 12, 2018
The city of Grand Rapids last week introduced hundreds of metered parking stations to Wealthy and Cherry streets, where previously, street parking was free. 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

Downtown parking shuffle continues

Most developers are reserving spaces only for their tenants and their customers.

July 6, 2018
Downtown Grand Rapids has thousands of new parking spaces in the works, but despite the private sector’s involvement, many developers are only building to suit the needs of their secured tenants. 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

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