parking http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Have Thoughts About Parking In St. Louis? The City Treasurer Wants To Hear Them http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/have-thoughts-about-parking-st-louis-city-treasurer-wants-hear-them <p>If you park a car in the city of St. Louis, treasurer Tishaura Jones wants to hear from you.</p><p>Jones has planned a series of town halls over the next week to learn what amenities&nbsp;drivers might want, as well as get feedback about how the office is working since she took over.</p><p>For example, she said, people have already said they&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">want to be able to pay for more parking meters using credit cards, and to be able to start using mobile phone for payment as well.</span></p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 23:25:01 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 31160 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Have Thoughts About Parking In St. Louis? The City Treasurer Wants To Hear Them Politically Speaking: St. Louis Treasurer Jones On Parking Meters, Veto Session And The Rodeo Clown http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/politically-speaking-st-louis-treasurer-jones-parking-meters-veto-session-and-rodeo-clown <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Every week, St. Louis Public Radio’s Chris McDaniel joins the St. Louis Beacon’s Jo Mannies and Jason Rosenbaum to talk about the week’s politics.</p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 14:54:21 +0000 Chris McDaniel 29665 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Politically Speaking: St. Louis Treasurer Jones On Parking Meters, Veto Session And The Rodeo Clown Feeding The Meters Now Required In Downtown St. Louis On Saturdays http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/feeding-meters-now-required-downtown-st-louis-saturdays <p><i>Updated at 4:50 p.m. with comments from the treasurer.</i></p><p>Take some quarters with you if you're going downtown on Saturdays starting July 1.</p><p>St. Louis city treasurer Tishaura&nbsp;Jones <a href="http://stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/treasurer/documents/loader.cfm?csModule=security/getfile&amp;pageID=351495">announced today</a>&nbsp;that the parking division, which she oversees, will begin enforcing expired meter violations on July 1. That means drivers will have to feed the meters between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m.</p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 20:24:12 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 27515 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Feeding The Meters Now Required In Downtown St. Louis On Saturdays Vote Delayed On Lambert Parking, Ground Transportation Rates http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/vote-delayed-lambert-parking-ground-transportation-rates <p></p><p>A proposal that would have boosted parking rates at Lambert Airport just before the start of the busy holiday travel seasons is on hold for now.</p><p>Commissioners were expected to vote today on a proposal that would boost the rates for parking at the garages for Terminals 1 and 2, as well as three of the airport's four surface lots, plus made a series of changes to the rates charged to ground transportation like taxis, hotel shuttles, and charter buses. The parking rates would have gone up Nov. 1, though the ground transportation rates would have changed in January.</p> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 22:51:42 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 5259 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Vote Delayed On Lambert Parking, Ground Transportation Rates City treasurer candidate sues incumbent over no-bid contracts http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/city-treasurer-candidate-sues-incumbent-over-no-bid-contracts <p>Calling him a &quot;rogue public official who needs to be reined in by the courts,&quot; south St. Louis city <a href="http://stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/aldermen/profiles/Fred-Wessels.cfm">alderman Fred Wessels</a> has filed suit against <a href="http://stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/treasurer/">treasurer Larry Williams</a>, accusing him of illegally implementing a contract to manage the city&#39;s 10,000 parking meters.</p> Mon, 06 Feb 2012 22:15:20 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 3014 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org City treasurer candidate sues incumbent over no-bid contracts Park for free at some downtown meters on Opening Day http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/park-free-some-downtown-meters-opening-day <p>The city treasurer is a Cardinals fan - and so he&#39;s cutting other Cardinals fans a break on Opening Day.</p> Tue, 29 Mar 2011 20:47:09 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 829 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Park for free at some downtown meters on Opening Day