Stories tagged: parking
Thu., March 7, 2019, 5 a.m.
The Spokane parking study suggestion that may cause the most heartburn among motorists urges the city to increase on-street hourly rates.
Mon., Dec. 10, 2018
After more than two years of talks, the Spokane City Council seems poised to pass new local regulations on ride-hailing company drivers that will include a new driver’s license fee …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 16, 2018, 8:24 p.m.
The Astoria City Council has taken a step toward cracking down on motorists who illegally park near “The Goonies” house.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 6, 2018, noon
Spokane parking by the numbers
Sat., July 21, 2018, 5 a.m.
So-called “Silva Cells,” chambers of fluffy soil and air used to store stormwater, are being constructed with plastic frames beneath several intersections in the historic West Central neighborhood. They’re part …
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 6:35 p.m.
Responding to record rapid growth, the Spokane International Airport is expanding its parking by nearly 1,300 spaces.
UPDATED: Mon., June 25, 2018, 9:25 p.m.
The Spokane City Council voted unanimously Monday night to offer an exemption from parking space requirements for some apartment complexes within city limits. The plan was pitched as a way …
Mon., June 25, 2018
The City Council is considering an ordinance that would do away with parking requirements for developers of apartment buildings and condos in certain parts of town.
UPDATED: Tue., May 8, 2018, 7:36 p.m.
The results of the survey, which will be available through the end of May, are expected to inform the results of Spokane’s first parking study in more than seven years.
Mon., Nov. 13, 2017
12,658: That’s how many parking spaces there are in the city core, about 80 percent of which is off-street parking in privately-owned lots and garages.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 9:11 p.m.
As part of a pilot project that will go into effect within the next week, those parking on Jefferson Street or Second Avenue will be able to park at meters …
UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
Pay attention to where and when you park, because starting Saturday, the city will begin issuing fines for overstaying the maximum amount of time posted on a meter.
Sun., June 25, 2017
The Washington Supreme Court had to decide whether downtown Spokane would install parking meters back in the 1940s. Today, rates are competitive with other similar-size cities, but officials are calling …
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 11:01 p.m.
Residents would be asked to buy a $25 pass, good for the entire summer, to park on two blocks in the historic neighborhood popular with rafters, kayakers and tubers. But …
Thu., June 1, 2017
Spokane still was struggling with one of the thorniest issues in the new automobile age: How to provide enough parking. Spokane was launching a new system of parallel parking in …
UPDATED: Tue., May 2, 2017, 5:49 p.m.
Enforcement of existing laws that place limits on how long a particular motorist can stay on a certain city block will start July 1. Until then, violators will receive notices …
UPDATED: Tue., March 28, 2017, 9:44 a.m.
After a hiatus that began last month, downtown parkers will once again have access to a pay-by-phone service beginning Tuesday, according to a news release.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 4:08 p.m.
After the city did not receive about $80,000 worth of dues from the company providing pay-by-phone parking services, the option was shut off at downtown meters. Officials are working to …
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 6 a.m.
A proposed $5.9 million parking garage would make it easier to find parking in Coeur d’Alene during the summer.
Sat., Feb. 11, 2017, 6:23 a.m.
LocoMobi, operator of the QuickPay meter payment application, owes the city roughly $80,000 in unpaid revenue, city officials said. Ending the agreement could mean an interruption of the service that …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 1:29 p.m.
Parking illegally isn’t supposed to pay off. But thanks to Spokane’s relatively low-priced parking tickets, it can be a cheaper option than using a downtown garage. Getting a parking violation …
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 10:52 a.m.
Eight of Caesars Entertainment Corp.’s nine Las Vegas hotel-casinos will start phasing out free parking starting next month.
Sun., Oct. 30, 2016
A proposal the City Council will consider Monday night will not change any meter parking policies, but it will authorize enforcement officers to use license plate readers to identify parkers …
Mon., Sept. 19, 2016, 4:21 p.m.
The Park ‘N Jet airport parking lot on Sunset Highway is closing up shop by the end of the month
Mon., Sept. 5, 2016
West Main Avenue from Bernard to Division streets is going to get a new kind of downtown parking.
Sun., June 26, 2016, 4 a.m.
The Spokane City Council is considering building a pay-to-park lot in the South Perry District, a proposal that’s drawing mixed feelings from local residents and businesses.
Fri., Sept. 4, 2015
A parklet appeared in front of Wollnick’s on Main Avenue in downtown Spokane on Thursday, turning heads and moving passers-by to call it “neat” or “awesome.” But what is it?
Thu., June 11, 2015
There’s a house across the street from Wisconsinburger. And kitty-corner to it. And behind it. The restaurant – known for its wide selection of mustards and deep-fried cheese curds – …
Mon., Jan. 12, 2015
At Cassano’s Italian grocery store in northeast Spokane, there’s a chance you can get homemade cannoli, imported soppressata or maybe some fresh ravioli. You might also get a $450 parking …
Thu., Oct. 9, 2014
About a dozen people showed up Tuesday evening to hear the Spokane Valley City Council debate possible restrictions on parking of semitrucks, tractors and trailers in residential neighborhoods. City attorney …