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(Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Surrey council moves to reduce parking along rapid transit corridors

This also targets rental housing developments in Rapid Transit Areas

 

An Armstrong woman, an amputee who lost her leg below her knee several years ago, says she was verbally and physically assaulted by a man who couldn’t see her disability as she tried to park in a handicap spot at Vernon’s Walmart Saturday, April 24. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Okanagan amputee assaulted over handicap parking spot

Armstrong woman with prosthetic leg says she was verbally attacked and spat on

 

Free parking spaces around Peace Arch Hospital continue to be filled by those who aren’t using hospital services, writes Edward Rubin. (Tracy Holmes file photo)

LETTERS: Parking may be free, but spaces are not

Editor: It might be better to pay for a space and actually find one

  • Mar 25, 2021

 

Pay parking resumed at White Rock’s waterfront this week. (File photo)

Pay parking returns to White Rock waterfront

‘Shoulder season’ rates continue to March 31.

Pay parking resumed at White Rock’s waterfront this week. (File photo)
The City of White Rock is to extend the parking time limit for street parking. Earlier this month, the city opened waterfront parking on West Beach (pictured) for residents only. (Aaron Hinks photo)

LETTERS: Extension of free waterfront parking would benefit businesses

Editor: Why does the City of White Rock cut off the free…

  • Jan 21, 2021
The City of White Rock is to extend the parking time limit for street parking. Earlier this month, the city opened waterfront parking on West Beach (pictured) for residents only. (Aaron Hinks photo)
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It’s free to park at White Rock waterfront now through the end of January 2020. (File photo)

White Rock waterfront parking free this winter

City’s relaxation of fees will continue until Jan. 31

It’s free to park at White Rock waterfront now through the end of January 2020. (File photo)
While providing free parking near Peace Arch Hospital during the pandemic was a good idea in theory, in practice, it seems to have led to abuse by people who park all day and leave no space for those who have business at the hospital, writes A.L. Hills. (Tracy Holmes photo)

LETTERS: Free hospital parking comes at a cost

Time limit on spaces would help ensure one is available when needed, writes A.L. Hills

  • Sep 24, 2020
While providing free parking near Peace Arch Hospital during the pandemic was a good idea in theory, in practice, it seems to have led to abuse by people who park all day and leave no space for those who have business at the hospital, writes A.L. Hills. (Tracy Holmes photo)
Cloverdale’s East Clayton neighbourhood has been plagued by parking woes for years. (Black Press Media file photo)

City attempts to address parking woes in East Clayton

Clayton resident says the approved measures won’t solve anything

Cloverdale’s East Clayton neighbourhood has been plagued by parking woes for years. (Black Press Media file photo)
Residents and business owners in uptown White Rock are growing increasingly frustrated with construction workers who are taking up much of the area’s available street and lot parking. At their Monday (June 8) meeting, members of council noted the violations have been an ongoing issue that must finally be addressed. (file photo)

White Rock council talks tough about uptown parking

New measures considered for construction worker infractions

Residents and business owners in uptown White Rock are growing increasingly frustrated with construction workers who are taking up much of the area’s available street and lot parking. At their Monday (June 8) meeting, members of council noted the violations have been an ongoing issue that must finally be addressed. (file photo)
The City of White Rock on Wednesday announced the reopening of East Beach parking spots – 50 for the public and 60 reserved for residents who have yellow decals. (Tracy Holmes photo)

White Rock reopens more waterfront parking

East Beach availability boosted for residents, public

The City of White Rock on Wednesday announced the reopening of East Beach parking spots – 50 for the public and 60 reserved for residents who have yellow decals. (Tracy Holmes photo)
LETTERS: Extend parking amnesty for White Rock residents

LETTERS: Extend parking amnesty for White Rock residents

Editor: As I write to you, I have just argued (politely) with…

  • Jun 4, 2020
LETTERS: Extend parking amnesty for White Rock residents
White Rock council has endorsed the gradual re-opening of 22 parking spaces adjacent to Finlay Street on East Beach, along with half a parking lot on West Beach, near Bayview Park. The spaces will be reserved for residents of the city. (Google Street View)

White Rock to open more resident-only parking at waterfront

More spaces will be joined by increased enforcement, clearer signage

White Rock council has endorsed the gradual re-opening of 22 parking spaces adjacent to Finlay Street on East Beach, along with half a parking lot on West Beach, near Bayview Park. The spaces will be reserved for residents of the city. (Google Street View)
The City of White Rock has placed signage at city parking spots that have been reserved for hospital-related activities during the pandemic. (City of White Rock photo)

White Rock announces more COVID-19-related changes to parking

‘Counting on community to do the right thing’ when it comes to free hospital-parking spaces

The City of White Rock has placed signage at city parking spots that have been reserved for hospital-related activities during the pandemic. (City of White Rock photo)
Surrey and Abbotsford hospitals ‘targeted’ for pay parking profit, activist says

Surrey and Abbotsford hospitals ‘targeted’ for pay parking profit, activist says

John Buss, of HospitalPayParking.ca, says it’s ‘way out of whack’

Surrey and Abbotsford hospitals ‘targeted’ for pay parking profit, activist says
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Langley mayor to take up hospital parking fees with Fraser Health

A local petition with more than 3,000 signatures is going to the Fraser Health Authority

  • Jun 12, 2019
Gary Hee. File photo