Currently, there are four vendors competing for the city’s Integrated Parking Technology contract and input is needed.
As a series of meeting about parking in St. Louis wrapped up this week, Treasurer Tishaura Jones said lots of good ideas were thrown out that will “move parking in the city from the 19th to the 21st century.”
Apparently a number of people were either unaware or didn’t care that the grace period over downtown parking meters had ended.
Jared Boyd, Chief of Staff to Treasurer Tishaura Jones, tells KMOX that while some don’t like the change, others, including many businesses, applaud it because it promotes turnover.
“It’s time,” City Treasurer Tishaura Jones said. “I mean, we’ve had ten warehouses there and we saved eight. I think that’s a pretty good percentage.”
“We just returned from the International Parking Institute’s conference and yes, we didn’t see a coin meter on the convention floor,” Tishaura Jones said.
“I’m not saying I’m not a baseball fan. However, my first obligation is to the taxpayers of the city of St. Louis,” Treasurer Jones said.
Are overzealous meter maids keeping people from coming to downtown St. Louis?
Charlie talks with Terry Francona, former mgr. of the Philadelphia Phillies and Boston Red Sox, and current mgr. of the Cleveland Indians; with with Tishaura O. Jones, STL City Treasurer.
John & Michael talk with the winners of yesterday’s Missouri primary — U.S.Sen. Claire McCaskill, U.S.Cong. Todd Akin, Dave Spence, U.S. Cong. Lacy Clay, Mo.Lt.Gov. Peter Kinder, Susan Montee, Tishaura Jones and Ann Wagner. They also talk with STL Cards Broadcaster Mike Shannon.