Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl says he plans on rescinding a controversial plan that expanded parking meter hours at night.
Plenty of people have made their way into Pittsburgh tonight with two big concerts on the schedule. However, the people with tickets to the shows may be caught off guard by a change in the city’s parking rules.
Since the city raised parking meter rates and increased enforcement, it seems that some drivers have been scared off. Dozens of parking spaces were unoccupied late Tuesday afternoon in downtown Pittsburgh now that rates have increased to $3 an hour.
It’s a lot more expensive to park in the city of Pittsburgh, but it’s also a lot more inconvenient unless you carry around a roll of quarters. Is the public paying the price for a war between the mayor and council?
Officials say it will take a week to 10 days to adjust all the meters in the city to the higher rates.
Beginning on Wednesday, the cost of parking at a meter in the City of Pittsburgh is about to go up.
You might not think parking is a hot button topic across the country, but for the last few days, thousands of so-called parking professionals packed the David L. Lawrence Convention Center for the International Parking Institute’s annual meeting.
A Pittsburgh City Councilman is coming out strong against a plan to privatize parking in the City of Pittsburgh. City Council Finance Chair Bill Peduto warns that skyrocketing parking rates under the mayor’s plan will, […]