Pittsburgh Parking Authority
Could the cost of parking at a Pittsburgh parking meter go up even higher? If the Parking Authority has its way, the answer is yes. If City Council has its way, the answer is no.
Parking tickets have always been a solid source of potential revenue for Pittsburgh, but for years there’s been an exemption for the Regatta and Fourth of July.
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?
Some people who got parking tickets in Shadyside say the City of Pittsburgh may have overlooked something.
Officials say it will take a week to 10 days to adjust all the meters in the city to the higher rates.
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.
There are two traffic alerts today that could ease the stress of the Monday morning commute for many drivers.
The Pittsburgh Parking Authority is making available about 200 to 250 spaces on the Stanwix Street side of the Wharf.
Officials with the Pittsburgh Parking Authority say the Mon Wharf will remain closed on Monday because of flooding concerns.
Officials with the Pittsburgh Parking Authority say part of the Mon Wharf parking lot will be reopened to commuters on Monday.
The Mon Wharf remains closed today due to flooding concerns. The Pittsburgh Parking Authority said heavy debris from flooding has been removed, but freezing temperatures have hampered efforts to remove the mud.
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