City Takes Aim at Garages Amid Persistent Parking Issues

You could call 2017 the year of parking. No, not because parking spots in downtown have magically appeared and you can now consistently park on the block you actually live on, but because the city council has taken a public stance to figure out how to remedy the growing problem of parking in impacted areas of Long Beach.

Long Beach Exploring Free Access in City-Owned Parking Lots for Handicapped Drivers

The City of Long Beach may soon ease up parking restrictions in certain city-owned parking lots when it comes to how they enforce fees for disabled drivers. The Long Beach City Council voted last night to instruct the city attorney to draw up a draft ordinance that would bring those parking lots into compliance with state laws that allow for disabled persons to park fee-free.