February 20, 2018

City looks at new underground parking garage for Canucks fans

The City of Vancouver is looking at signing a long term lease with the owners of the Canucks to build an underground parking lot next to Rogers arena. Councillor Geoff Meggs says if approved a five story underground parking lot will be built adjacent to Rogers arena. "The area underneath the old alignment of Georgia Street, I think it is, be made … [Read more...]

City of Vancouver Still working to get Parking Meters to Accept New Coins

The upgrades to the parking meters started before the new coins began circulating in April and should finally be complete this week. Up to a million dollars from the city's capital budget has been set aside to upgrade the meters but the final price tag?  City spokesperson Jerry Dobrovolny's not saying: "it's not insignificant and we know it's … [Read more...]

City Cracks down on Illegal PNE Parking

Residents around the PNE who offer their driveway as pay parking spots to fair-goers beware:  the city is sending out teams to make sure it's legal. Under city bylaws homeowners - unless they have a business licence - are only allowed to charge for one vehicle on their lot. Any more and the fine can be as high as two-thousand-dollars. Carli … [Read more...]

Warning to those looking for PNE parking

If you think parking at the PNE is expensive, wait until you hear about the potential fines for illegally parking in the neighbourhood.Fines start at $ 100 for those who illegally park, while residents who allow illegal parking could be smacked with a $ 2000 fine.Taryn Scollard with the City of Vancouver says finding alternative transportation … [Read more...]

Motorcycle parking to be debated at City Hall

Could motorcyclists in the city of Vancouver see lower parking prices? That question is up for discussion next week as city council debates a new staff report. Right now at most pay-by-phone meters, people who drive gas-powered bikes only pay half the posted rate. That could be dropped to as little as 20%. Ian Tootill with MC Parking supports the … [Read more...]

Some Vancouver parking meters still don’t accept new toonie

At least 30 per cent of Vancouver’s parking meters still can't accept the new Toonie coin. The city says it's working on the problem, but in the meantime customers who lose their money can be reimbursed. The City's Taryn Scollard says if you lose your money you can phone 3-1-1 within city limits and explain the situation. "One of the options … [Read more...]

Parking lot robbery

Surrey RCMP are investigating a robbery that happened Thursday evening. Inspector Paulette Freill says a call came in shortly before 7:30 about a robbery of a man in a parking lot in the 98-hundred block of 138th Street, "Two male suspects were seen fleeing the scene and jumped into an older, darker vehicle. Nothing was obtained though and the … [Read more...]

Learn the tricks to navigating parking to the US Naval Academy

At the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, park on the street or in the public parking lot. Fodor's Travel News … [Read more...]

Don’t get stuck without a parking spot at the Getty Center in LA

On-site parking at the Getty Center in Los Angeles is subject to availability and usually fills up by late afternoon on holidays and weekends, so try to come early in the day. Fodor's Travel News … [Read more...]

Find free parking in downtown San Diego

Although there is metered street parking throughout downtown, a spot can be difficult to find. One alternative is to park in the Horton Plaza parking structure, where you can get three free hours with validation. Fodor's Travel Wire … [Read more...]