Parking deal

Parking meter hours aren’t expected to change under the city of Cincinnati’s parking system lease. The Enquirer reports that the port authority will retain the current enforcement hours to appease neighborhood leaders and business owners. The proposal would cost Cincinnati four million dollars in upfront fees to lease parking meters and lots. Click here to […]

Cincinnati city officials say nearly 300 police officers and firefighters could be laid off, now that a judge has blocked the city’s parking lease from taking affect. They’re promising to appeal yesterday’s ruling, which said city council‘s passage of the parking lease, as an emergency ordinance, violated the public’s right to hold a referendum. The […]

The push is underway to put Cincinnati’s controversial parking system lease on a ballot. On Sunday, a petition drive was launched in Oakley Square, where dozens of people signed for a referendum in November. The group, Citizens Opposed to Additional Spending (COAST), is supporting the petition drive. They say Cincinnati city officials need to make […]