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Detroit Launches Mobile App As Part Of Parking Improvements

Detroit is launching a mobile app as part of an effort to improve its parking system.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/28/2015

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Detroit Installs New License Plate Parking System; Are Rates On The Rise?

The city is weighing a proposal that would set varying — and in most cases steeper — hourly meter rates.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2015

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Detroit To Roll Out New ‘Pay-By-Plate’ Parking System

The parking system uses technology tied to license plates in an effort to improve enforcement efficiency and increase options for payment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/03/2015

A number of websites and apps offer parking information for auto show. (Valeo photo)

Websites, Apps Assist Auto Show Attendees With Parking

Visitors to the North American International Auto Show have a number parking options around Cobo Center, and a handful of websites and apps are available to assist drivers in finding a parking spot.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/15/2015

86th America’s Thanksgiving Parade

Guide To America’s Thanksgiving Parade 2014

Everything you need to know about the 88th America’s Thanksgiving Parade including, parking, road closures and a list of the celebrity who’s who.


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Audit Reveals Questionable Expenses, Shoddy Record Keeping At Detroit Parking Department; Park-Rite Jobs On Chopping Block

“One issue is that they paid one employee making $12.50 an hour for 6,400-some hours with no time cards,” while most fulltime workers log just over 2,000 hours a year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/08/2014


Jury Duty In Detroit Postponed Due Tigers, Lions Games

Jurors have been told not to report for jury duty in Detroit on Monday because of parking concerns downtown.

CBS Detroit–09/05/2014

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Detroit Emergency Manager Solicits Parking Bids Despite Council’s Objection

Kevyn Orr is moving ahead with a plan to privatize the city’s parking department despite the City Council’s rejection of the proposal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2014

The Vinsetta Garage. (WWJ/Jon Hewett)

Berkley City Council Takes Another Look At Parking Issues Surrounding Vinsetta Garage

The restaurant purchased four homes along side the eatery on Oxford road, with plans to turn the land into a parking lot.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2014

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Guide To 2014 Detroit Fireworks

Hundreds of thousands of spectators will line the shores of the Detroit River to enjoy the 56th annual Ford Fireworks on Monday, June 23.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/19/2014