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Parking in Grand Rapids on City Connection with Commissioner Ruth Kelly & Guest Josh Naramore

by (GRTV)

Submitted 02-04-2019 under NONPROFITS

Every month, Mayor Bliss or a representative from the city will be open to all questions sent in during or in anticipation of her live on-air show "City Connection." The mayor will respond to citizen questions submitted by calling in,...

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Public invited to open house highlighting public transit service improvements along Michigan Street corridor

by (TheRapid)

Submitted 07-25-2018 under NEWS

The public is invited to join community, business and civic leaders at an open house Monday, July 30, to learn details about the Aug. 27 launch of plans to significantly improve the Interurban Transit Partnership (“The Rapid”) Route 19...

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Keep GR moving: Modern mobility strategy designed to build stronger city

by (Andy Guy)

Submitted 06-09-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

The traffic congestion choking rival cities like Austin, Texas is no problem here in uber-accessible Grand Rapids. We cherish and celebrate the "get anywhere in 20-30 minutes" fact of West Michigan living. Our opportunity and...

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How accessories can shape the look of your downtown

by (DowntownGR)

Submitted 03-04-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Written by Kristopher Larson, AICP For all that differentiates cities, there is much more that makes them similar.  The secret ingredient to building a city isn’t gleaming skyscrapers, vibrant sidewalks or screeching subways: it’s...

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Parking meters to get a raise

by (benwilkoliver)

Submitted 06-17-2013 under NEWS

The City's Parking Commission voted three to two to hike up rates by 25 cents per hour for all metered spaces in the downtown and surrounding neighborhoods. The rate boost, voted on June 13 and waiting for a "green light" from the City...

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Local architect and urban designer works to reimagine Grand Rapids

by (Renato)

Submitted 12-10-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Mark Miller is in the business of city building. And he and his associates at Nederveld, Inc. are hoping to continue reimagining the City of Grand Rapids. While working at Nederveld, Inc. as a senior architect and urban designer, he has worked on...

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Parking conflicts in the Heritage Hill neighborhood

by (lydiee)

Submitted 04-21-2010 under OPINION

Traffic confusion on the streets of the Heritage Hill neighborhood, located in downtown Grand Rapids, is at an all time high. Since the beginning of last September, the neighborhood's compacted, narrow streets have become congested. From early...

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Pay by Phone Parking Service Comes to Grand Rapids

by (kolene)

Submitted 11-04-2009 under NEWS

Parking at meters on the streets of Grand Rapids just got a little easier, especially if you don't keep a pile of change in the cup holder of your car.  No change?  No problem! A few weeks ago, I drove downtown to get a hair cut...

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ArtPrize awheel

by (Veloise)

Submitted 09-29-2009 under OPINION

A few good reasons to see ArtPrize by bicycle Free parking wherever and whenever you want. Three square miles: too far to walk, too short to drive. No waiting for shuttle buses. You can stop and see each venue or installation. If there's a crowd,...

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