Recent stories about parking

A portion of 83 Avenue in Old Strathcona.
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City recommends removing cars on 83 Avenue near farmers' market

The city is recommending making one block of 83 Avenue between Calgary Trail and Gateway Boulevard car free.

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Court case complicates parking-lot permit pickle

As absurd as it might seem that 90% of Edmonton's downtown surface parking lots lack permits, a 2009 court ruling might make it difficult for the city to pursue enforcement.

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Signs encouraging drivers to slow down and communicating the 40 km/h speed limit
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Podcast provides parking context

Episode 212 of Speaking Municipally looks at the context surrounding neighbourhood renewal work in Ottewell and its impact on parking.

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Cars parked in a surface lot in downtown Edmonton
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Downtown workers would like cheaper parking, but consider the costs, says planner

A survey for the Edmonton Downtown Business Association found that 60% of workers view the availability of discounted parking as a factor that would increase the likelihood of them choosing to return to work downtown. But while discounting parking or making it free may seem like an attractive solution to reinvigorate the heart of the city, it's not that simple, explained urban planner Neal LaMontagne.

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