PARKING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PARKING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Hike of the Week: Naomi Peak Trail http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58288199-117/trail-lake-naomi-peak.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58288199-117/trail-lake-naomi-peak.html.csp">Hike of the Week: Naomi Peak Trail</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T22:42:24.025-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 10:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Getting there • From Logan, drive 19 miles up Logan Canyon and take a left for Tony Grove Lake. Drive 7 more miles to the lake, where there is a day-use parking lot. A $6 parking fee is required. Directions • The trail to Naomi Peak begins just above Tony Grove Lake and parking lot. As you begin the hike through a wildflower-filled meadow, the trail will split early on. Follow the sign, and keep to the left. For about 3/4 of a mile, the trail cuts through meadows of yellow, blue, pink and purpl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58288199@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:42:24 MDT Man robbed in Salt Lake City’s This is the Place parking lot http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58298741-78/lot-parking-phones-suspects.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58298741-78/lot-parking-phones-suspects.html.csp">Man robbed in Salt Lake City’s This is the Place parking lot</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T09:35:02.712-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 09:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Five people allegedly robbed a man in the parking lot of This is The Place Heritage Park. The man works for a company that buys and refurbishes cell phones, and he had arranged to meet people in the parking lot and buy phones from them, said Salt Lake City Police Lt. Brian Purvis. About 6:35 p.m., the suspects — four males and a female — arrived under the guise of selling him the phones, but instead restrained him and stole his wallet, Purvis said. The suspects then fled. The victim was uninjure...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58298741@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:35:02 MDT Salt Lake City police seek bike burglars http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58297221-78/police-burglaries-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58297221-78/police-burglaries-lake-salt.html.csp">Salt Lake City police seek bike burglars</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry Stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T12:47:42.956-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 12:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Salt Lake City Police Department has asked the public to help apprehend three men who allegedly committed a series of burglaries between May and July. The suspects have targeted the parking garages of apartment buildings downtown and in the Avenues neighborhood, according to police. Once inside, they’ve broken into bicycle storage units and stolen bikes and tools. Security camera footage from May 28 shows the three men burglarizing the parking garage of the Brigham Apartments at 201 E. South...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58297221@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:47:42 MDT SLC airport parking, taxi revenues not hurt by TRAX http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58288298-90/2013-airport-april-average.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58288298-90/2013-airport-april-average.html.csp">SLC airport parking, taxi revenues not hurt by TRAX</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T14:17:06.555-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 02:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New TRAX trains are showing they can peacefully coexist with taxis and airport parking as they all compete for travelers at Salt Lake City International Airport. TRAX — which began running to the airport in April 2013 — appears to be attracting more riders than projected in its first year-plus of operation, according to the Utah Transit Authority. At the same time, the airport reports that its parking revenue has increased despite the extra competition — although overall parking is down slightly...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58288298@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:17:06 MDT Rolly: Diner enters SLC’s parking ‘Twilight Zone’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58215659-78/parking-card-system-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58215659-78/parking-card-system-sltrib.html.csp">Rolly: Diner enters SLC’s parking ‘Twilight Zone’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By paul rolly</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T07:33:02.669-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 07:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jim Harle took his wife to Ruth’s Chris Steak House at the corner of 300 South and West Temple on July 1. But the couple’s otherwise marvelous evening was tainted by Salt Lake City’s parking system. At around 6:40 p.m., they parked on the north side of 300 South, right next to the restaurant, and went to the kiosk to pay the fee. Harle keyed in the space number, swiped his credit card and entered the amount of time he needed. The machine “processed” the transaction for about 30 seconds, then di...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58215659@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:33:02 MDT Charges filed against Utah man arrested after high-speed chase http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58225619-78/chase-police-arrested-officer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58225619-78/chase-police-arrested-officer.html.csp">Charges filed against Utah man arrested after high-speed chase</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry Stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T20:44:02.29-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 08:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A West Jordan man who was arrested last Christmas Eve after a high speed chase was charged Friday in 4th District Court. The 42-year-old man is accused of fleeing from police after he and an accomplice allegedly stole tools from Wal-Mart in Springville on Dec. 24, according to a probable cause statement. The chase began in the Wal-Mart’s parking lot when a Springville police officer ordered the suspects, whom a store security guard had seen stealing the tools, to stop pulling out of their parkin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58225619@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:44:02 MDT Letter: Why stop at just charging golfers? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58224068-82/golf-parks-courses-charge.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58224068-82/golf-parks-courses-charge.html.csp">Letter: Why stop at just charging golfers?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T17:02:02.101-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 05:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kurt Kragthorpe addressed on July 24 his views on closing a few Salt Lake City golf courses. Other than reducing the number of holes at Rose Park, no solutions to the cost of maintaining open space and golf courses within the city were offered. Here are some solid, economically viable solutions and no golf courses or parks would be closed: 1. Charge daily entry or use fees at all public parks, say $5 to enter Liberty Park and Sugar House Park. 2. Eliminate free parking at all city parks and at...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58224068@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:02:02 MDT Salt Lake City Council moves to update parking laws http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58188346-78/parking-lawsuit-ordinance-council.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58188346-78/parking-lawsuit-ordinance-council.html.csp">Salt Lake City Council moves to update parking laws</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRISTOPHER SMART</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T09:10:19.276-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 09:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Call it medicine for a $5.4 million parking headache. That’s how much plaintiffs Timothy Bivens, Antonio Arias and S. Steven Maese are seeking in a lawsuit that alleges Salt Lake City’s parking ordinance is out of sync with the kiosk system implemented more than two years ago. After a closed-door session with members of the city attorney’s staff Tuesday evening, the Salt Lake City Council without discussion voted to amend the parking ordinance. No public hearing was required, according to the co...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58188346@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:10:19 MDT Pointing out rudeness was within your rights http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58134076-223/manners-carolyn-dear-gentility.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58134076-223/manners-carolyn-dear-gentility.html.csp">Pointing out rudeness was within your rights</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T01:01:02.325-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dear Carolyn • We recently visited a local theme park, taking visiting relatives who have a 2-year-old. After a day of walking in 90-degree weather, we lined up for the tram to the parking lot. We were in the first line with a very large stroller that would fit only in that first row. As the tram stopped, a much younger mom with three children ran in front of us from another line and grabbed those seats. I was appalled. When we arrived at the parking lot, I told the young lady what she did was v...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58134076@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 01:01:02 MDT Rolly: Parking woes have a long, colorful history http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58123073-90/parking-meter-judge-ticket.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58123073-90/parking-meter-judge-ticket.html.csp">Rolly: Parking woes have a long, colorful history</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-29T20:27:46.721-06:00">Updated Jun 29, 2014 08:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I have written extensively about all parking woes and questionable tickets issued since Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker’s administration installed the new kiosk parking meter system. But, as several readers have pointed out, it’s déjà vu all over again. One reader wrote of a time 25 years ago when he stopped at a car dealership in downtown Salt Lake City. He put a quarter in the meter and ran inside for a quick errand. When he returned to his car, he still had five minutes left on the meter,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58123073@www.sltrib.com Sun, 29 Jun 2014 20:27:46 MDT San Francisco parking app refuses shut-down order http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58124634-79/francisco-parking-san-app.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58124634-79/francisco-parking-san-app.html.csp">San Francisco parking app refuses shut-down order</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-28T10:33:25.18-06:00">Updated Jun 28, 2014 10:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • The company behind an app that allows San Francisco drivers to get paid for the public parking spaces they exit is rejecting an order from the city attorney to stop its operations. MonkeyParking CEO Paolo Dobrowolny said Friday that City Attorney Dennis Herrera is misapplying a police code that prohibits the sale or lease of San Francisco’s streets. Dobrowolny says MonkeyParking doesn’t sell parking spots, but convenience. He cites freedom of speech, saying people have the right ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581246342014-06-28T10:33:25.18-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-28T10:33:25.18-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58124634@www.sltrib.com Sat, 28 Jun 2014 10:33:25 MDT Paul Rolly: Salt Lake City parking problems pile up http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58108038-90/parking-lake-salt-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58108038-90/parking-lake-salt-sltrib.html.csp">Paul Rolly: Salt Lake City parking problems pile up</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T23:12:50.524-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 11:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">With a recent class action lawsuit filed against Salt Lake City alleging the new kiosk system of parking enforcement violates ordinances, it’s time to revisit individuals frustrated by the system’s glitches. The problems with the new system are as diverse as they are common. City officials are still trying to work out the bugs that result in patrons getting parking tickets they don’t deserve, but the stories keep coming: • Bryan Holden recently parked at a meter in downtown Salt Lake City and ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58108038@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 23:12:50 MDT San Francisco tries to stop parking space auctions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58103956-79/parking-san-francisco-monkey.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58103956-79/parking-san-francisco-monkey.html.csp">San Francisco tries to stop parking space auctions</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TERRY COLLINS </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-23T14:23:29.134-06:00">Updated Jun 23, 2014 02:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco’s city attorney issued a cease-and-desist demand Monday to a mobile app called Monkey Parking, which allows people to auction off public parking spaces that they’re using to other nearby drivers. In a letter to the CEO of the Rome, Italy-based tech startup Paolo Dobrowolny, city attorney Dennis Herrera cited a provision in San Francisco’s police code that prohibits people and companies from buying, selling or leasing public on-street parking and mandates fees up to $300 to drivers ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581039562014-06-23T14:23:29.134-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-23T14:23:29.134-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58103956@www.sltrib.com Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:23:29 MDT Devils Garden trailhead opens early after construction at Arches http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58103390-78/construction-trailhead-devils-garden.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58103390-78/construction-trailhead-devils-garden.html.csp">Devils Garden trailhead opens early after construction at Arches</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brett prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T22:28:26.905-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 10:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The popular Devils Garden Trailhead in Arches National Park is open again after about a week of construction to upgrade an adjacent parking lot. The work was schedule to last through June 26, but park officials announced Monday morning that the work was done. The trailhead provides access to natural features such as Landscape Arch, Double O Arch and Dark Angel. Construction was to done realign the road and allow for angled parking to create more spaces and add room for tour buses and recreat...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58103390@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 22:28:26 MDT