Pittsburgh Parking Authority http://wesa.fm en City Council Members Tackle City’s Parking Woes http://wesa.fm/post/city-council-members-tackle-city-s-parking-woes <p>Whether in Lawrenceville, Downtown, the South Side or the Strip District, many Pittsburghers and visitors to the city complain about parking; either the lack of it or the cost of it.</p><p>City Councilman Dan Gilman held a post agenda on the issue Tuesday. Pittsburgh Acting Police Chief Regina McDonald said one of the problems is crowded neighborhood streets.</p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 21:15:45 +0000 Deanna Garcia 31505 at http://wesa.fm 'I Got Dibs!' Pittsburgh Isn't the Only Home of the Parking Chair http://wesa.fm/post/i-got-dibs-pittsburgh-isnt-only-home-parking-chair <p>It's that time of year again, snow inevitably falls, you spend time shoveling out a parking spot on the street, spread salt, then have to worry about someone pulling into that space while you're away.&nbsp;</p><p>So what do you do? Mark it with a chair? Maybe another piece of patio furniture? How about a tiki torch or your discarded Christmas tree?</p><p>The Tumblr blog, <a href="http://chicagodibs.tumblr.com/">Chicago Dibs</a> has been collecting photos of parking spot markers with photos that range from straight forward...</p><p>To straight up odd.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 15:07:10 +0000 Heather McClain 22577 at http://wesa.fm 'I Got Dibs!' Pittsburgh Isn't the Only Home of the Parking Chair Pittsburgh Parking Revenue Up, But Concerns Remain Over Meter and Scrap Inventory http://wesa.fm/post/pittsburgh-parking-revenue-concerns-remain-over-meter-and-scrap-inventory <p>Pittsburgh City Controller Michael Lamb has released an audit of the Pittsburgh Parking Authority — and found a bit of a mixed bag.</p><p>First, the good news: Lamb said the Parking Authority is mostly in compliance on their contracts and have good policies and procedures which are largely followed. Plus, revenues are up from 2012 amounts.</p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 20:46:11 +0000 Deanna Garcia 12466 at http://wesa.fm Pittsburgh Parking Revenue Up, But Concerns Remain Over Meter and Scrap Inventory