parking lease

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 […]

Opponents of the Cincinnati parking lease are making their opinions known to officials behind deal. They packed last night’s port authority meeting to question the long term lease of the city’s parking meters and garages, saying it was a money grab that will keep customers away from small businesses. Port Authority officials say the deal […]

A consultant to the City of Cincinnati says the fees involved in leasing the city parking spots to an outside firm are too high. A memo from Walker Public Consultants shows costs are more than double what the city was spending previously. The memo wasn’t given to city council, or the port authority, before the […]

Organizers of a referendum campaign, challenging Cincinnati’s parking lease deal, say they’ve collected 4,000 petition signatures. About 4,500 more are needed by April 6th to force a vote. Critics say the lease will jack up parking rates, but supporters point to additional money for Cincinnati’s budget. Recent Stories: Cincinnati Police Searches For Missing Teenager Ohio […]

Cincinnati City Council could vote today on the lease of the city’s parking operations. Council leaders told local news that the finance committee has the issue on its agenda, with a vote taken if there are five “yes” votes for the plan. The Port Authority, and three private companies, would pay 92 million dollars upfront […]

Cincinnati’s parking rates aren’t expected to go up immediately under a plan to lease the city’s parking facilities. City Manager Milton Dohoney says the Port Authority will pay 82 million dollars upfront, then three million dollars a year for the life of the lease. Parking rates would be set by the authority. For more details […]