Downtown Sarasota paid parking enters discussion phase

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Should paid parking be a part of Sarasota's new parking management plan?

Downtown Sarasota experimented with parking meters two years ago. Though the city says a discussion of paid parking is premature, it is working on a new parking management plan that is sure to touch on the subject, even if only to reject it.

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Posted: Thursday, May 29, 2014 9:17 am

SARASOTA, Fla. -- It was tried before, but now there's talk once again about paid parking in downtown Sarasota.

It's in the discussion phase right now. The city's parking manager says they're looking to better manage the parking in downtown, among other areas of Sarasota. But merchants and residents who experienced parking meters a few years ago are concerned.

Rebecca Vargas filed this report Wednesday night:

 

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2 comments:

  • Mike Jordan posted at 6:05 am on Wed, Jun 4, 2014.

    Mike Jordan Posts: 5

    I enjoyed reading the article and thank you for sharing it. I appreciate your effort and good to know more details regarding the topic. Min egen hjemmeside

     
  • fishinbuddy posted at 6:09 pm on Thu, May 29, 2014.

    fishinbuddy Posts: 9

    ENOUGH ALREADY !!! The Horse is dead. Stop beating it... Now will someone please call time of death so we can go on with our lives.

     

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