Monthly Archives: March 2022

Why there will soon be more parking space for motorists in Saltburn

Councilors backed plans for a new 25-space overflow car park on land to the east of the existing Cat Nab car park in Saltburn. The land is adjacent to a Northumbrian Water pumping station and lies between Saltburn Bank and the A174 road. Members of the Redcar and Cleveland council regulatory committee shared their experiences […]

Free parking for NHS hospital staff in England will end on Friday | NHS

Free parking for NHS staff working in hospitals in England will end on Friday, the health secretary has said. Parking fees were waived during the Covid-19 pandemic, but Sajid Javid said the benefit would end this week. In a Covid-19 update, Javid wrote: “Free parking in hospital car parks for NHS staff introduced during the […]

Rush hour will never be the same

Source: Northern Virginia Transportation Commission, 3rd Quarter 2021 Report by James A. Bacon In fiscal year 2018, the Commonwealth of Virginia budgeted $582 million for the Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT). Spending on trains, buses and other forms of public transit has soared to $935 million in the current year (fiscal 2022) and […]

Parkopedia and APCOA PARKING Group partner to enable digital parking services of the future

Leading connected vehicle service provider Parkopedia has partnered with APCOA PARKING Group, Europe’s leading parking operator, to deliver the automated and seamless digital parking payments drivers have come to expect from their vehicles. APCOA FLOW digital parking payment service joined Parkopedia in-car payment platform solution for car manufacturers Single sign-on functionality […]

The lying brass had the neighbor’s car TOWED in a bitter row in the parking lot

TWO lying cops who had their neighbor’s car towed away in a bitter argument in the parking lot have been castigated by their bosses. Sergeant Samantha Hague and PC Christopher Bowker have been ‘coerced at the end of their tether’ into a long-running row over a space outside their home. 1 Two cops have been […]

Trucks stuck at Chinese borders in Myanmar and Laos due to COVID restrictions — Radio Free Asia

Long lines of trucks have formed at the Chinese borders of Laos and Myanmar, blocked by China’s import restriction in a bid to prevent further coronavirus outbreaks, sources in the two Asian countries told RFA. from the South East. In Myanmar’s eastern border town of Muse, exports to China of seven types of goods – […]

Half of Ukrainian children have been displaced since the start of the Russian invasion, according to UNICEF

View of Mariupol from video obtained by CNN. (from telegram) New videos from Mariupol show the desolate Ukrainian city under siege, with streets deserted and filled with debris, cars blown out and buildings destroyed. CNN has geotagged and verified the authenticity of two videos, filmed from a car that was shot at, uploaded to social […]

Mayor Hope Buss provides an update on the opening of The Hope Village on College Street

Mayor Greg Fischer and representatives from The Hope Buss and the Louisville Metro Resilience and Community Services (RCS) office today provided an update on the progress of The Hope Village, a pilot program aimed at providing a safe outdoor space for homeless residents. RSC announced in January that The Hope Buss had been selected to […]

Charging stations for electric vehicles will be put into service in five car parks within a few weeks

Electric vehicles will soon be able to be charged in five car parks in West Oxfordshire. The newly renovated car parks will feature 32 EZ Charge “smart” fast-charging units, covering 64 parking spaces. The Woodford Way car park in Witney is due to open in early April. The other four car parks, which are expected […]

Albion West End to Lindell and Kingshighway More details

Koplar Properties, Albion Residential and Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture presented their proposal for a $135 million, 30-story, 293-unit luxury apartment building at Lindell and Kingshighway to the community last night at Chase. They launched a website for the proposal – www.4974lindell.com Sam Koplar said the family waited so long to develop the site not for lack […]

Kendallville prepares to replace fire department AEDs | News Sun

KENDALLVILLE — If your heart is beating out of time, or worse, not beating at all, ideally the first person to arrive should be able to get it back to normal. First responders can do this with automatic electronic defibrillators, and the Kendallville Fire Department is in the process of replacing its current equipment with […]

Owner and driver of ice cream van ordered to pay over £1,000 for illegal trading

Durham County Council’s licensing team received several complaints about ice cream vans belonging to Major Singh, of North Field Drive, Newcastle, between March and June 2021. Peterlee Magistrates heard the first complaint about a van parked outside a school in the town in March last year. Checks revealed the vehicle belonged to Singh, 46, who […]

Esquimalt gets first look at 6-story proposal for former Gorge Pointe Pub site – Vancouver Island Free Daily

A rendering of a residential and commercial building proposed for the former site of the Gorge Pointe Pub in Esquimalt. (Photo courtesy of Abstract Developments) A rendering of a plaza hosting a cafe included in a residential and commercial building proposed for the former site of the Gorge Pointe Pub in Esquimalt. (Photo courtesy of […]

Township of Patton and ClearWater Conservancy finalize conservation easement to permanently protect Gray’s Woods Preserve

Gray’s Woods Preserve in Patton Township. Photo courtesy of ClearWater Conservancy ClearWater Conservancy and Patton Township, with support from the Hamer Foundation, recently finalized a conservation easement that will permanently protect the 149-acre Gray’s Woods Preserve and ensure it remains accessible to the public for outdoor recreation. The preserve is connected to Gray’s Woods Park […]

Bristol’s Asda supermarket could build a ‘drive-through’ restaurant in a car park

A new takeaway service and ‘drive-through’ restaurant could be built in the car park of the Asda hypermarket in Longwell Green, if plans submitted to the local council are approved. The restaurant will accommodate seated dining, take-out and delivery, and will be open 24 hours a day. It will be built over a section of […]

Mayor of Ocean Gate arrested and charged with official misconduct

The mayor of Ocean County Borough of Ocean Gate was charged Friday with official misconduct and theft, Ocean County District Attorney Bradley Billhimer announced. Paul Kennedy, 66, who is the 10th mayor in Ocean Gate’s 104 year historywas charged following a thorough investigation by the Ocean County District Attorney’s Office Professional Standards/Corruption Unit and the […]

Eastbourne workers forced to tarmac AROUND a parked car after it was abandoned in the cemetery car park

Roadworkers are forced to tar AROUND a parked car after a driver ignored council calls to leave an Eastbourne car park empty for resurfacing work and let a Fiat Panda occupy a space for a week By Jessica Warren for Mailonline Published: 11:24 GMT, March 18, 2022 | Update: 11:51 GMT, March 18, 2022 Eastbourne […]

Beyond single-family: the housing market in Camas is diversifying

When the city of Camas completed its housing action plan in early 2021, some things were abundantly clear: the city’s housing inventory—dominated by large, expensive single-family homes—was quickly outpacing many potential Camasonians, including lowland dwellers. middle-income families, seniors on fixed incomes and young adults starting their careers. The town plan showed that the majority of […]

Running lights on all night in the parking lot is a waste of municipal taxpayers’ money

This week, a post appeared on Wiltshire Council’s Facebook about the harmful effects of light pollution on wildlife and how residents should limit garden lighting. Sounds good on the surface, giving advice for people to consider, you might think. I really want to not worry about what other people are doing and do what I […]

Work-from-home shift turns 2 years after COVID pandemic

mark the way | The Daytona Beach Newspaper Telecommuting tips: How to set up the best home office for remote work If you work from home, here are some tips for staying productive and ensuring your home office is optimized for remote working. Problem Solved, USA TODAY This week marks the two-year anniversary of my […]

Durga Temple considering two more car parks – The New Indian Express

Express press service VIJAYAWADA: Lack of adequate parking spaces at Kanaka Durga Temple, the second largest temple in the state, often causes traffic jams, especially on weekends and during festivals, near Indrakeeladri as many choose to park their four-wheelers and two-wheelers near the side of the road. The temple has two parking spaces – one […]

‘A Quick 5’ with Migguel Anggelo, performer and co-creator of ‘English with an Accent’

Migguel Anggelo, performer and co-creator of “English with an Accent” at the GALA Hispanic Theatre. On April 1, 2022, Washington Performing Arts, one of our capital‘s premier arts presenters, and GALA Hispanic Theater, which since 1976 has been a vital supporter of Latino arts and culture in our region, will join forces to present the […]

‘Multi-storey £14m farmhouse designed to replace Castle car park,’ says deputy head of council

There is no business case for a new £14million multi-storey car park in York and the project should be scrapped, the deputy head of council has said. Cllr Andy D’Agorne says the proposed car park to be built on the site of the existing one at St George’s Field will cost £116,000 per additional space, […]

Parking law changes: New rules will ‘protect car park users’ with cheaper fines

After a government decision, private car parks will have to display prices more clearly, introduce a fairer appeal system and give drivers a grace period in the event of delays. The crackdown comes after thousands of drivers criticized private car park operators for making it difficult to appeal fines and tickets under any circumstances. Operators […]

SC Committee Arrests Assam Government Over Illegal Constructions In Kaziranga Animal Corridors | Latest India News

GUWAHATI: The Central Empowered Committee (CEC) appointed by the Supreme Court has fired the government of Assam for negligence in protecting 9 wildlife corridors in and around Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve (KNPTR). In a meeting earlier this month with senior Assam government officials led by Chief Secretary Jishnu Barua, the CEC ordered the […]

How cities should think about car use

First published MARCH 13, 2022 Updated 55 minutes ago Omid Khazaeian Dr. Omid Khazaeian graduated from Te Herenga Waka–Victoria University of Wellington with a PhD in Geographic Information Science. Her PhD thesis won the New Zealand Spatial Excellence Award for 2021 Show more Transport As cities strive to reduce their emissions, car use is an […]

Cable Beach foreshore redesign draws mixed reactions from Broome residents

Initial plans to redevelop one of Western Australia’s best-known and most popular beaches have drawn a mixed response, with local officials saying they are open to changes based on community feedback. Key points: Redevelopment includes plans for an amphitheater, water play area and more shade Tour operator concerned about impacts of moving existing car park […]

Can the city center once again become a “meeting place”? | Manchester

MANCHESTER — With a hint of nostalgia in her voice, Linda Krob described a typical Thursday night scene in the 1960s, when people flocked to downtown Main Street. “It was just a meeting place. There would be so many people there – teenagers, parents. It was just a big part of our lives back then,” […]

Fairfield residents upset over plan to turn two duplexes into 26 apartments

FAIRFIELD – Residents are still unhappy with a proposed apartment complex on Beacon Square which is back before the Planning and Zoning Commission after it was initially withdrawn by the developer. “I think it’s just going to destroy the whole area as far as I’m concerned,” resident Nora Kurimai said at the recent hearing. “How […]

Square development controversy erupts, 1940s church likely victim

Share this story Posted 4 hours ago The Country Club Plaza is again a development flashpoint with the likely demolition of an attractive, but unprotected former church, and a developer’s plan to replace it with a three-level restaurant project. Drake Development intends to raze the Seventh Church of Christ, 47th and Jefferson Street Scientists and […]

Not ‘a popularity contest’: Council considers opinions on proposal to sell town center site to Wilson Parking

ALDEN WILLIAMS / Stuff The site that could be sold to Wilson Parking is in the foreground, with the new Court Theater under construction in the background. A proposal by Christchurch City Council to sell prime central land to Wilson Parking to build and operate a car park has been described as ‘lazy, unimaginative and […]

5 Michigan Indoor Water Parks Perfect for Spring Break

It’s hard to believe, but spring break is right around the corner. Many people might consider moving out of state. Maybe Florida for an epic (and expensive) trip to Disney. But, with gas at $4 plus a few changes per gallon, it would be understandable if you wanted to stick with your plans in the […]

Parking the wrong way can break the traffic rule and result in a £1,000 fine

Certain rules of the highway code may offend some motorists, in particular the one which stipulates that motorists must not park upside down. The rules apply to many situations involving parked cars, including a rule that says cyclists passing parked vehicles must leave enough room for a door to be opened. But many drivers are […]

Doggett Brook Farm to remain agricultural, board agrees

ROCHESTER – Selectmen have agreed with the Buzzards Bay Coalition that Doggett Brook Farm should remain agricultural. Allen Decker, director of land protection for the Buzzards Bay Coalition, visited the Rochester Select Board to request two conservation restrictions for about 60 acres of land off Marion Road. The restrictions were approved unanimously. “We’re interested in […]

Parking permits for residents of Wimborne will increase from £80 to £260

A RESIDENT is “disgusted” at the prospect of seeing her annual parking permit bill increase by 225%. Joy Rawlin lived for many years paying a permit for the Old Road car park, as her Julian’s Road property has no off-street parking. When the retired social worker started using the site, the price was £50 for […]

1 person died and 1 injured after crash on Exeter Rd in Corinth

The Penobscot County Sheriff’s Department said road conditions may have contributed to a fatal crash in Corinth. Officials say the Penobscot Regional Communications Center received a 911 call just after 6:00 a.m. Monday morning from a two-vehicle accident in Corinth. Emergency personnel responded to Exeter Road and discovered a two-vehicle frontal crash involving a GMC […]

Furious row breaks out as Scottish restaurant and disabled driver argue over parking rules

A FURIOUS parking line broke out in a Scottish pub after a disabled driver was blocked by staff in their car park. The dispute began after the motorist left a review of The Bank restaurant in Dumfries on Facebook. 3 The row was sparked by a parking problem at The Bank in DumfriesCredit: FACEBOOK 3 […]

Build Local – Greater Auckland

In their ongoing efforts to tackle New Zealand’s housing crisis and reshape urban development, the government proposed a bipartisan RMA amendment late last year which, among other things, introduced the so-called Townhouse Nation standards to enable 3 3 story homes on almost any suburban site. The bill also changed several components of the NPS-UD, the […]

Two men charged with hijacking woman at Rosedale Center in Roseville – Twin Cities

Two men have been charged with first-degree robbery for allegedly hijacking a woman at gunpoint last month at the Rosedale Center in Roseville. Leon Kismit Bell, 48, of St. Paul, and Jack Mitchell Piche, 22, of Richfield, were charged Thursday in connection with the Feb. 16 carjacking in the southeast parking lot of the mall, […]

Andy’s Frozen Custard maybe, rezone maybe not for Skillman Live Oak Center

Eric Reed of Andy’s Frozen Custard presents the Lakewood store plan to the neighbors. Forty east Dallas neighbors gathered at Matt’s Rancho Martinez to hear from representatives of the owners of Skillman Live Oak Center and Andy’s Frozen Custard about plans to rezone multiple plots and locate an Andy’s Custard on the site. The meeting […]

St Helens 10K race 2022: all road closures and where to park

The St Helens 10k will return this weekend, kicking off on Sunday March 6. The race will see hundreds of runners take to the streets of the city centre, namely the huge “dreaded” hill of North Road. The road that stretches north from the town center is steep, which can prove a challenge for even […]

A man looking for a parking space finds a trash can chained to the road to avoid the gap

A local authority has issued a warning after a man looking for a parking space discovered a resident had chained a wheelie bin to the floor in an attempt to save a space. Chad Miah was trying to find a place to park near his friend’s house when he came across the obstacle. Chad’s friend […]

Directors seek re-election | The advance of Long Island

Nicole Fuentes Directors re-eligible for another four-year term include Joseph Keyes and Susan Brinkman. In addition, newly appointed directors, Lizbeth Carrillo and Patrick McHeffey, will seek two-year and four-year terms, respectively. Opponent and resident Dennis Ross will seek election to his first four-year term against incumbents Keyes, Brinkman and McHeffey; Carrillo will run unopposed. The […]

I was slapped with a £60 parking fine for a ticket while I was in labour…parking said no excuse

A first time mum was given a £60 parking fine while in hospital giving birth. Molly Smith, 24, was stunned to find the penalty notice slapped on her engine, which was parked directly outside the maternity ward at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading. 3 First time mum Molly Smith was fined during childbirthCredit: Hyde […]

South Coast Rail on track for 2023 completion, officials say

State transportation officials told New Bedford residents in a remote meeting on Tuesday that the long-promised South Coast Railroad project is approaching halfway through and should begin hauling passengers by the end of 2023. Project manager Jean Fox said some construction work at two New Bedford stations — one of which is a southern terminus […]

Richmond woman on holiday in Ukraine hides in underground car park as ‘bodies line streets outside’

A Richmond woman, who went on vacation to Kiev a few weeks before Putin’s invasion, was forced to take refuge in an underground car park. Kateryna spent five days hiding in an underground car park with around 200 other civilians, a third of whom are children. The 39-year-old student, originally from Ukraine but who has […]

Bath park and rides could stay open until midnight under new plans

Buses could run to Bath Park and Rides until almost midnight in a major service shake-up. Lansdown, Odd Down and Newbridge facilities which currently do not operate after 8.40pm Monday to Saturday and just after 6pm on Sunday. The West of England Combined Authority is asking potential contractors to price ongoing services to and from […]