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Parking meters to circle St. Armands

Parking meters to circle St. Armands

City Commission votes 3-2 to pay $400K for meters.

August 27, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Paid parking debated, disliked

Paid parking debated, disliked

The commission voted unanimously for city staff to come back with alternatives to the idea of metered parking downtown.

October 29, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

St. Armands Circle not interested in parking meters

St. Armands Circle not interested in parking meters

The St. Armands Circle Business Improvement District (BID) declared this week that it does not want the parking meters the City of Sarasota recently installed downtown. The BID requested installation of a parking garage like the one the city is already committed to building on State Street. Sarasota City Commissioner Terry Turner informed the BID […]

July 15, 2011 | Posted in Business, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota suspends use of new parking meters

Sarasota suspends use of new parking meters

Drivers looking for parking in downtown Sarasota will not have to put money into parking meters anymore, following the Sarasota City Commission’s decision Tuesday to temporarily halt its new meter program until at least October. The Sarasota City Commission, consisting of three new members, voted 3-2 to end the program the previous commission had started […]

July 8, 2011 | Posted in In the news | Read More »

Sarasota parking meters get the boot?

Sarasota parking meters get the boot?

After this week’s Sarasota City Commission meeting, the commission is considering removing the parking meters in downtown Sarasota. Only a month after paid parking went into effect in downtown Sarasota, some commissioners may be ready to eliminate the meters, or at least scale them back. In as little as two weeks, parking in downtown Sarasota […]

June 24, 2011 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Parking meters coming to Downtown Sarasota

Parking meters coming to Downtown Sarasota

By the end of March, it will be a little more expensive and a little more difficult to park in Downtown Sarasota, as parking meters that are already installed will be “open for business.” The machines will take cash or credit/debit cards; the cost of parking will be $1 per hour. Approximately 460 spots will […]

May 13, 2011 | Posted in News Shorts, Top Box | Read More »