There’s Not Enough Parking! Knoxville Celebrates Park(ing) Day

It’s a constant refrain in cities around the world: There just isn’t enough parking. What it generally means is one of two things or a combination of the two: “I don’t know where to find parking,” and “I want to park beside the place I plan to go.” Granted, parking beside the place you want […]

State Street Garage Set to Be Expanded

It was in last year’s city budget and it’s been a point of concern for a number of downtown residents who wonder about the impact on parking of the various hotel developments and the continuing growth in residential units. The city came before the downtown design review board this past week with details about the […]

Parking, Pedestrians and Public Transportation

I was told by city officials seven years ago, when this website was just a baby that the discussion of parking is a never-ending bottomless pit in an urban environment. I appreciate that sentiment more now that I have written about the city for a number of years. For that reason, I’m always on the […]

Cycling, Buses, Cars, Walking and More: Recent Articles

I realize I’ve fallen behind on sharing articles I find on the topics we cover. I realize this because I’ve got several dozen bookmarked and not used for articles. I accumulate them and look for connecting threads which aren’t always readily apparent. So, today I’ll share several from the last several months which are loosely […]

There’s Nowhere To Park Downtown! (Not) City Announces Parking Changes

It’s the only topic guaranteed to be discussed in every city the rest of our lifetimes and beyond. Generations of us have lived in suburbs where the parking expectation is that we park in front of the door we expect to enter. The only garage we want to encounter holds each of our three cars […]