Parking Town Halls
5:25 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Have Thoughts About Parking In St. Louis? The City Treasurer Wants To Hear Them

(Rachel Lippmann/St. Louis Public Radio)

If you park a car in the city of St. Louis, treasurer Tishaura Jones wants to hear from you.

Jones has planned a series of town halls over the next week to learn what amenities drivers might want, as well as get feedback about how the office is working since she took over.

For example, she said, people have already said they 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.

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Politically Speaking
9:54 am
Thu September 5, 2013

Politically Speaking: St. Louis Treasurer Jones On Parking Meters, Veto Session And The Rodeo Clown

St. Louis Treasurer Tishaura Jones.
Jason Rosenbaum, St. Louis Beacon.

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.

Joining us on this week's show is St. Louis Treasurer Tishaura Jones. Jones discusses parking meters in the 21st century, as well as the upcoming veto session. We also get into last month's rodeo clown incident, and Jones discusses the backlash she received for speaking out against it.

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Parking Meters
3:24 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

Feeding The Meters Now Required In Downtown St. Louis On Saturdays

(Rachel Lippmann/St. Louis Public Radio)

Updated at 4:50 p.m. with comments from the treasurer.

Take some quarters with you if you're going downtown on Saturdays starting July 1.

St. Louis city treasurer Tishaura Jones announced today 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.

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Airport parking
5:51 pm
Wed October 10, 2012

Vote Delayed On Lambert Parking, Ground Transportation Rates

Airport commissioners have delayed a vote on measures to boost parking and ground transportation rates at Lambert Airport.
via Flickr/Michael R. Allen

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.

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.

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Parking meter lawsuit
4:15 pm
Mon February 6, 2012

City treasurer candidate sues incumbent over no-bid contracts

Ald. Fred Wessels, a candidate for city treasurer, has sued incumbent Larry Williams over an allegedly illegal contract to manage parking meters in St. Louis.
(photo courtesy of Fred Wessels)

Calling him a "rogue public official who needs to be reined in by the courts," south St. Louis city alderman Fred Wessels has filed suit against treasurer Larry Williams, accusing him of illegally implementing a contract to manage the city's 10,000 parking meters.

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Parking meter break
3:47 pm
Tue March 29, 2011

Park for free at some downtown meters on Opening Day

Billy Martin, the head painter at Busch Stadium, touches up the Opening Day logo. About 1500 meters in the city will be free on Opening Day from 10am until 30 minutes after the game ends.
(UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

The city treasurer is a Cardinals fan - and so he's cutting other Cardinals fans a break on Opening Day.

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