Posted Oct. 21, 2013, 7:41 am
If you are the owner of a Neighborhood Electric Vehicle (NEV) with a specific color decal or before a certain date, then you may be entitled to free metered parking within Santa Monica city limits.
Posted Aug. 24, 2013, 9:06 am
With everyone looking up and pondering whether the blue sky and sun will give way to high-rise developments, the Downtown Specific Plan is not the only blueprint for the future that Santa Monica’s civic leaders are currently deliberating.
Posted Aug. 16, 2013, 9:13 am
Santa Monica Mayor Pam O’Connor and Public Works director Martin Pastucha joined City officials Wednesday for the topping out ceremony for the redevelopment of Parking Structure 6, located on 2nd Street between Broadway and Santa Monica Boulevard.
Posted Apr. 19, 2013, 9:33 am
The Santa Monica City Council approved April 9 a resolution that would establish new parking rates in downtown structures for disabled tenants living in 100 percent affordable housing in the area, particularly where onsite parking is unavailable.
Posted Feb. 19, 2013, 9:04 am
Planning to park at the Main Library parking lot for an entire weekday? Expect to pay twice as much to do so, as the Santa Monica City Council approved Tuesday a rate increase for those parking at the Main Library.
Posted Dec. 14, 2012, 1:32 am
A new council was installed Tuesday night and suddenly two developments that seemed so certain of moving forward earlier this year may have significantly altered plans. While the Dec. 11 meeting ended with a vote to rescind the adoption of an ordinance granting a development agreement to replace Village Trailer Park with a multi-use development, the Santa Monica City Council earlier directed staff to explore whether a state-of-the-art movie theater can still be built in the downtown after AMC bowed out of the negotiation process in November.
Posted Sep. 29, 2012, 11:00 pm
Planning to park in the downtown Santa Monica? New parking rates and changes to free parking time limits come into play this Monday, Oct. 1.
Posted Aug. 25, 2012, 2:09 am
Recently when jogging by Santa Monica College I noticed holes being drilled into the center of every metered parking space and a strange object being inserted. When I got home it dawned on me what I saw. I remembered reading that the city of Santa Monica was going to put sensors beneath each metered parking space so that when a car departed the meter would reset to zero.