Parking change worsens one problem, solves others

August 13, 2017

BY LINDSAY MYERS — A recent change to parking on the 4800 block of 42nd Avenue has left some circling the block and others sleeping more soundly at night. On July 12, the Department of Public Works took bright yellow paint to the eastside curb of the 4800 block of 42nd Avenue, the small cross [read more]

Parking woes chase away The Big Bad Woof

February 23, 2017

BY ALLAN WALTERS — Visitors to Hyattsville’s Shoppes at Arts District are now facing an unwelcome sight: Instead of the expected aisles of organic pet food and unique pet toys, they are met with empty shelves and a “We’ve Moved” sign on the front door of the space formerly occupied by [read more]

City prioritizes Route 1 parking garage, school infrastructure

November 21, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — On Nov. 4, the City of Hyattsville hosted a legislative priorities breakfast at Busboys and Poets for county and state officials, business owners and local leaders. The breakfast was an opportunity for city officials to present a progress report and ask for support for other [read more]

Police vehicle lot could soon turn into metered public parking

November 16, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — At the Nov. 16 Hyattsville City Council meeting, the council voted to renew a lease agreement with the United States Postal Service (USPS) for the parking lot at 4325 Gallatin Street.  Execution of the lease is contingent on revised terms that would allow the city to convert [read more]

Confusing signs cause towing woes in Arts District

April 6, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — On March 22, a pleasant Sunday evening in Hyattsville, some visitors from a Washington, D.C. neighborhood found themselves in a pickle. Kurt Larson said his family was visiting the Shoppes at Arts District for the first time when their car was towed from a street marked with [read more]

New Arts District parking lot propelled forward by design funds

February 11, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — On Feb. 2, the Hyattsville City Council approved more than $81,000 for engineering design services from Stantec Consulting Services for a new city parking lot on Hamilton Street in the Arts District. The site of the new lot, which will be located at 4505 and 4508 Hamilton [read more]

City seeks residential parking program overhaul

February 10, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — On Jan. 20, staff from the City of Hyattsville solicited feedback from the Hyattsville City Council on near-term proposed changes to the residential parking program. Early ideas include requiring parking permit renewal every two years, reducing the grace period to park [read more]

One hour parking spots new to Arts District shops

January 5, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — New additions to the Shoppes at Arts District are several one hour parking spaces. In the lot next to 30 minute parking reserved for Yes! Organic Market customers, patrons will now find signs indicating other spots are limited to one-hour [read more]

Residents struggle to find parking on Gallatin Street

August 7, 2014

BY REBECCA BENNETT — Most of the public comments at the Aug. 4 Hyattsville City Council meeting surrounded the parking situation at Top of the Park Apartments. Residents say their parking choices are dwindling. According to Maxine Jackson, a resident at Top of the Park Apartments, “Parking [read more]
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