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New Rules for Downtown Parking Coming in February

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Rules for Downtown Parking Coming in February

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published 1/9/2020. On 2/21/2020 the city of Columbus said: “Implementation of the app and meter rate changes may take a few weeks to complete following the Feb. 24 start date.” The rates of Downtown parking meters will be changing soon, along with the introduction of a new way to […]

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175-Unit Apartment Complex Proposed for Italian Village

Brent Warren Brent Warren 175-Unit Apartment Complex Proposed for Italian Village

A proposal to build a 175-unit apartment complex on a surface parking lot in Italian Village got a first look from the neighborhood’s review board earlier this week. The proposal calls for two separate buildings at the southeast corner of Second Avenue and Sixth Street – one five stories tall and the other four. A […]

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Group to Decide How to Spend Downtown Parking Meter Revenue

Brent Warren Brent Warren Group to Decide How to Spend Downtown Parking Meter Revenue

The city is in the process of setting up a benefit district that will allow revenue from parking meters Downtown to stay in the area and be fed back into transit and other mobility improvements. It’s a model that has already been established in the Short North, where a committee made up of neighborhood leaders […]

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City Tests System to Share Real-Time Parking Availability in Short North

Brent Warren Brent Warren City Tests System to Share Real-Time Parking Availability in Short North

The City of Columbus is testing new technology that promises to eliminate the frustrating – and congestion-causing – experience of driving around and looking for available street parking in the Short North. The plan is to install sensors along the street that can tell if a spot is occupied or not. That information would then […]

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Parking Rules are Changing (Again) in The Short North

Brent Warren Brent Warren Parking Rules are Changing (Again) in The Short North

UPDATE: The changes outlined below will go into effect on Monday, June 24 in the Short North. Some of the new parking rules for the Short North that the City of Columbus rolled out in January will be changing this summer, including a price cut for resident guest passes and a reduction in how much […]

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State Auto Updates Parking Garage Plans

Walker Evans Walker Evans State Auto Updates Parking Garage Plans

Earlier this year, representatives with State Auto Insurance Companies unveiled plans to convert a portion of their Downtown surface parking lot into a parking garage structure that would accomodate both office workers as well as visitors to the Columbus Museum of Art. The plan requires the demolition of a single-story warehouse building at 555 Boone […]

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Strategic Parking Plan Conversation – South Side

Anne Evans Anne Evans Strategic Parking Plan Conversation – South Side

On Wednesday, May 1 from 6pm to 8pm, the City of Columbus will be hosting a conversation for South of Downtown Neighborhoods (German Village, Brewery District & South Side) to discuss the Columbus Strategic Parking Plan. An important discussion about the future of parking in our historic district and the surrounding neighborhoods. The conversation will […]

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