Sustainable Streets

Vote yes for Grand Rapids streets today

by (xopher)

Submitted 05-06-2014 under OPINION

Grand Rapids has 586 miles of streets. Our street system is our largest and most visible asset, and a critical component of our local economy. It is nearly impossible to imagine how we would function without our streets, yet that is the choice we...

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The price of good streets

by (FriendlyCorps)

Submitted 07-09-2013 under PLACE-MATTERS

Over 60% of our roads are in what is considered "poor" condition- a number that continues to grow with every car that drives down the street and every freeze-thaw cycle. However, in order to make our streets better, we have to pay for them...

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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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Catalyst Radio: Sustainable Streets Task Force charged with finding solutions for GR

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 02-22-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW Catalyst Radio looks at a city infrastructure issue that has only become more highlighted with recent severe winter weather – the condition of...

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