parking

City begins roll out of new residential parking permits

April 9, 2019

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — The City of Hyattsville has updated its residential parking zone program. The update has been in the works since 2013 when the city evaluated its residential parking program. As of April, the city’s Residential Parking Ordinance requires residents and guests to have a [read more]

City residential zones to undergo parking changes early next year

November 20, 2018

By KAANITA IYER — Hyattsville will implement changes in residential parking zones beginning April 15, according to James Chandler, Hyattsville’s assistant city administrator. The amendments were passed by a vote of 8 to 2 at the city council meeting on Oct. 15, with  councilmembers Paula [read more]

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]
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