Posts tagged with "parking"

Decatur Library and Rec Center parking deck will close for repairs

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 9, 2015

People looking to park at the Decatur Library parking deck are going to be out of luck starting on Wednesday and Thursday. According to the city, “The parking deck shared by Decatur Library and the Decatur Recreation Center will be closed on Wednesday, Nov. 11 and Thursday, Nov. 12 due to construction and repairs. Please […]

Avondale parking could cost $268,000

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 10, 2014

Avondale Estates City Commissioners are being asked if they’d like to move forward with turning MARTA-owned property behind Savage Pizza into a parking lot. The city will be leasing the property from the Transit Authority, and the initial cost estimate for the project is up to $267,836, $2,867 per parking space. “This estimate does not include the Phase […]

Avondale will evaluate parking proposals

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 19, 2014

The increase in businesses opening and relocating to downtown Avondale Estates is creating a demand for more parking, and the city will soon take another step to address that problem. City Commissioners will hold their regular work session on Aug. 20 at 5:30 pm. The meeting will be held at 21 North Avondale Plaza and […]

Decatur mistakenly issues parking tickets

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 14, 2014

There’s still a few bugs to work out in the city of Decatur’s new parking system. The city installed the new meters at the end of June. They are solar powered and monitor multiple spaces simultaneously. The system tracks parking by license plate numbers, so people who have paid to park won’t have to pay […]

Decatur installing new parking meters

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 25, 2014

This story has been updated.  The city of Decatur is covering up old parking meters and putting in solar-powered replacements. During the June 16 Decatur City Commission meeting, City Manager Peggy Merriss said the meters will be installed between June 23 and June 26. The new meters were visible along Sycamore Street on Wednesday afternoon. During the […]

(VIDEO) – Decatur getting new meters soon

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 22, 2014

This story has been updated. The city of Decatur will begin installing new solar-powered parking meters after the city’s Arts Festival concludes on May 25. The solar-powered meters will accept credit cards as well as coins. The meters will not take bills, however. Drivers will be able to pay with cell phones too, and use their […]

Tired of being nickled and dimed by parking? Decatur will soon accept credit

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 10, 2013

The city of Decatur plans to replace 315 on-street parking meters with meters that will accept credit cards. Once the meters are up and running, the city plans to connect them to an online app that will alert users about available parking spaces. Assistant City Manager Lyn Menne, who oversees economic development, said the city […]

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