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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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State Auto Floats Plan for New Downtown Garage

Brent Warren Brent Warren State Auto Floats Plan for New Downtown Garage

State Auto Insurance is looking to build a 791-car parking garage behind its headquarters at 518 E. Broad St. Plans for the new building were presented to the Downtown Commission on Tuesday. An existing row of trees along Washington Avenue would be preserved under the proposal, but that strip of land could potentially be developed […]

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New Short North Parking Rules Now in Effect

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Short North Parking Rules Now in Effect

Today marks the first day of implementation for the long-awaited and long-debated Short North Parking Plan. The bags have been removed from new parking signs throughout the neighborhood and tickets will be issued — although no fines will be associated with those tickets for at least two weeks, according to the city. The warning tickets […]

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Pay-By-Phone Now Available at Meters in the Short North

Brent Warren Brent Warren Pay-By-Phone Now Available at Meters in the Short North

The City of Columbus has rolled out a mobile payment option for parking meters in the Short North. New stickers, directing people to download an app called ParkColumbus, have been placed on about 600 parking meters in the neighborhood To pay for parking using the app, users will need to enter the zone number posted […]

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