parking meters http://wvxu.org en Cincinnati buying more new parking meters http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-buying-more-new-parking-meters <p>Cincinnati is going to spend nearly $2 million to install more parking meters that accept credit cards in addition to coins. &nbsp;<br /><br />City Council approved the item Wednesday.<br /><br />The so called smart meters are already in place in much of downtown.&nbsp; The additional funding could bring them to more neighborhood locations.<br /><br />The meter purchases were part of a plan Council approved earlier this year that officially killed a parking lease arrangement the city had negotiated with the Greater Cincinnati Port Authority.<br /> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:00:10 +0000 Jay Hanselman 25560 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati buying more new parking meters Parking meters the new hot ticket in mayor's race http://wvxu.org/post/parking-meters-new-hot-ticket-mayors-race <p>Over the past few weeks, the fight in the Cincinnati mayor’s race has been about the streetcar.</p><p>Roxanne Qualls for it; John Cranley against it.</p><p>This week, it is about parking meters and whether they should be leased to a private company, an issue that is going to be decided by Cincinnati City Council in the next few weeks.</p><p>Once again, Qualls for it; Cranley against it.</p><p>Don’t worry, the streetcar debate will come back. That debate is likely to go on all year, right up to election day.</p> Sun, 24 Feb 2013 04:00:00 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 9536 at http://wvxu.org Parking meters the new hot ticket in mayor's race