Indianapolis-based market leader Denison Parking Inc. on Monday said it acquired EZ Park of Indianapolis Inc., the second largest parking operator in central Indiana.
Indianapolis-based software and service Parker Technology LLC said the series seed funding round was led by Elevate Ventures and several local investors.
The solicitation calls for the garage to be built on county-owned land along Clinton Street east of North Eighth Street. The land is currently used for county employee parking.
The city council this week unanimously approved a new pilot parking program that is intended to simplify the city’s parking ordinance, which has been in effect since 1989, before the Hamilton County Judicial Center was built and Noblesville’s population surged.
Critics of Indianapolis’ 2010 decision to turn over operations of its parking meters to a private consortium have been counting down the years until their first opportunity to exit the deal.
The council’s Public Works Committee unanimously approved a proposal to standardize hours at all 4,000 parking-meter locations across the city.
Scooter rental service Bird has changed its mind about maintaining operations in Indianapolis while it waits for city officials to come up with an ordinance regulating such businesses.
City leaders will collaborate with officials from 21 other major municipalities to share best practices with a focus on creating transportation hubs and reshaping the use of right-of-way and curb space.
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.
The hospital is about to roll out a parking-enforcement program to make sure employees stay in their designated areas so patients and visitors can park closer to the building.
Jeff Line, the parking company’s executive vice president and chief operating officer, will take over as president May 1.
The Indianapolis Airport Authority on Friday also heard about plans to add hundreds of new public parking spaces at the airport in coming months.
BlueIndy, the electric car-sharing service that was launched in Indianapolis in September, has installed 20 “Bluecars” in the airport’s daily parking garage.
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.
Republic Parking System Inc. has won the right to manage 6,100 state-owned downtown parking spaces, as well as hundreds of parking spots at White River State Park, for up to five years.
The Indianapolis Airport Authority could spend up to $6.5 million designing and building what it hopes is a solution to a parking garage canopy that has failed twice in four years.