Parking lease http://wvxu.org en Cincy Council could vote Wednesday on latest parking plan http://wvxu.org/post/cincy-council-could-vote-wednesday-latest-parking-plan <p>Cincinnati council and administrators spent much time last year negotiating and defending in court a parking lease with the Port Authority.&nbsp; Now a new Council is ready to vote on a motion to undo that plan and replace it with something different.<br /><br />City Council will likely vote Wednesday on a couple motions related to parking in the city.&nbsp; The Neighborhood Committee approved the items Tuesday. &nbsp;<br /><br />Council member Kevin Flynn supported the proposals.<br /> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 22:41:28 +0000 Jay Hanselman 23529 at http://wvxu.org Cincy Council could vote Wednesday on latest parking plan Mayor Cranley on parking and other issues http://wvxu.org/post/mayor-cranley-parking-and-other-issues <p>Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley said Friday discussions are still taking place on the future of the city's parking system.&nbsp; He announced his plan earlier this week that would keep the city in charge, upgrade all meters and use the additional revenues for basic services. &nbsp;<br /><br />Cranley said the first step in the process is dropping or revising the previous parking lease agreement with the Greater Cincinnati Port Authority.<br /> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 19:45:05 +0000 Jay Hanselman 23137 at http://wvxu.org Mayor Cranley on parking and other issues Council could vote on new parking plan in 2 weeks http://wvxu.org/post/council-could-vote-new-parking-plan-2-weeks <p>Cincinnati Council could be asked to vote on the latest version of a plan that will impact parking in the city.&nbsp; There's a motion that would officially end the prior parking lease with the Port Authority that's been on hold since November. &nbsp;<br /><br />The new proposal would upgrade city parking meters and garages, but the city would maintain full control of all assets instead of leasing them to the Port, which in turn would have turned day-to-day operations over to private contractors.&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;<br /> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 21:25:25 +0000 Jay Hanselman 23041 at http://wvxu.org Council could vote on new parking plan in 2 weeks WVXU Cincinnati parking lease award entry http://wvxu.org/post/wvxu-cincinnati-parking-lease-award-entry <p>The WVXU news team provided extensive coverage throughout 2013 of a Cincinnati proposal to lease most of the city's parking assets to a public/private partnership.&nbsp; City Manager Milton Dohoney, Jr. Thu, 09 Jan 2014 16:39:08 +0000 Jay Hanselman 21559 at http://wvxu.org Port Authority releases details of parking lease http://wvxu.org/post/port-authority-releases-details-parking-lease <p>The Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority has released details of its “substantially completed” agreements with two private companies to operate Cincinnati’s parking meters, five downtown garages, and three surface parking lots.</p><p>The Port Authority’s agreement with Xerox State &amp; Local Solutions is for 10 years, with a provision to extend it for up to two 10-year periods thereafter. Xerox will operate and maintain 4,900 parking meters in downtown Cincinnati and the city’s neighborhoods.</p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 16:11:03 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 18194 at http://wvxu.org Port Authority releases details of parking lease