The council’s Public Works Committee unanimously approved a proposal to standardize hours at all 4,000 parking-meter locations across the city.
City looks to reduce surface lots while leaving room for commuters
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Colts acquire 9 acres of parking properties south of Lucas Oil Stadium
The Indianapolis Colts spent at least $6.3 million to acquire the lots, most of which are vacant and have been used for game parking by third-party vendors since Lucas Oil Stadium opened in 2008.Read More
Electric scooters could soon be back on Indianapolis streets, as Wednesday marks the first day that scooter-rental companies are expected to be able to submit applications to the city for a license to operate their businesses.
The Indianapolis-based health insurer said that after considering public feedback, it decided “to pursue an alternative solution to meet its parking needs.”
The insurer is asking for a zoning variance to install a fenced-in lot covered by solar panels on a grassy space off Virginia Avenue.
FlexePark has five lots—three in Broad Ripple, one in Mass Ave and one in Bloomington—that are available to parkers for $4 to $10 during evening and overnight hours.
Jeff Line, the parking company’s executive vice president and chief operating officer, will take over as president May 1.
BlueIndy, the electric car-sharing service that was launched in Indianapolis in September, has installed 20 “Bluecars” in the airport’s daily parking garage.
The tucked-away location may be hurting the performance of the garage, which is part of a $40 million development that included a $29 million hotel and quiet-zone railroad crossing work intended to lessen train horn noise.
A surge of activity in the Mass Ave area is spilling over into the historic neighborhood that’s now considering whether to restrict parking on its streets.
The controversial BlueIndy electric car-sharing service is touting that it has about 500 members in Indianapolis who have taken 1,500 rides in its first month. It’s still far from profitability.
Indianapolis received more than $3.3 million in revenue from parking meters in 2014, its highest annual total yet since turning over meter operations to ParkIndy in late 2010, the city announced Monday.
Parking on the east side of downtown is becoming harder to find—enough to prompt some rates to rise—thanks to a trio of real estate developments replacing surface parking lots.
Buses get no respect. Romance clings to the rails and to the grand stations that serve them. When you take a train, you may well find yourself in a replica of a Greek temple or the Baths of Caracalla.
Indianapolis received more than $3 million in revenue from parking meters in 2013, its highest total yet since turning over meter operations to ParkIndy in late 2010.
Opponents of privatization fear trustees will take action on the controversial issue over the summer.
The Bloomington City Council voted 6-3 in favor of the downtown parking plan, which was revised following opposition from local business owners.
Indianapolis estimates it earned about $1 million more from parking meters in 2012, with meter revenue almost doubling from the previous year, the Department of Public Works announced Thursday.