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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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Public Parking Meters Removed for App-Based Loading Zones

Walker Evans Walker Evans Public Parking Meters Removed for App-Based Loading Zones

Starting Monday, November 18, nine designated public parking areas will become dedicated loading zones through a partnership between the City of Columbus and curbFlow — a Washington D.C.-based startup designed to relieve congestion caused by delivery vehicles. The zones will all be located in the public right of way along street curbs, primarily replacing existing metered […]

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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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Columbus Parking Meters Now Online

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Parking Meters Now Online

The City of Columbus announced today that all public parking meters have been added to an online map for easier navigation and trip planning. While the meters do not show real-time availability, the do display hours of operation and maximum usage times. “This is another tool to enhance the public’s ability to find available parking […]

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PSA: Downtown Street Sweeping Ramps Up This Summer

Walker Evans Walker Evans PSA: Downtown Street Sweeping Ramps Up This Summer

The Department of Public Service has an important message for anyone who regularly parks their cars on the street Downtown: move your car during street sweeping hours so that you don’t get towed. Starting in the early hours of Monday, April 6th, Downtown street sweeping will become a weekly activity, as requested by Downtown residents […]

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Short North Gaining 25 Parking Meters in December

Walker Evans Walker Evans Short North Gaining 25 Parking Meters in December

Holiday shopping in The Short North is getting a little bit easier this year with the addition of 25 new parking meters in the district on Friday, December 5th — which happens to also be the day before this year’s Holiday Hop event. The new meters will be scattered throughout the neighborhood, mostly on High […]

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Some Parking Meters to be Saved for Long Street Retailers

Walker Evans Walker Evans Some Parking Meters to be Saved for Long Street Retailers

As we reported yesterday, a group of Long Street retailers have spent the past few days worried about the possibility of losing the on-street metered parking directly in front of their businesses. Their concerns have been heard by city officials, who have worked quickly to propose a solution. “I just got done with a team […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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