Unity Park is getting closer to construction. The city is getting more affordable housing. Parking and public transportation is still generating headlines. In the city of Greenville, growth and the issues surrounding it dominated the top news stories of 2018.
Proposed parking garage equipment would utilize license plate recognition
The city of Greenville is considering new parking garage equipment that could allow motorists to enter and exit without a paper ticket and pay through license plate recognition. The new system could also allow the city to lease more monthly parking spaces in garages where demand is high.
Work has begun to integrate Cleveland Park Stables property into park
After neighborhood residents successfully fought a rezoning request that would have allowed construction of up to 40 high-end apartments on the Cleveland Park Stables property on Woodland Way six years ago, Greenville resident Jill Cox bought the property and donated it to the city as an extension of Cleveland Park. Work has begin to integrate that land into Cleveland Park.
GSP moving toward podcar transport system to terminal
Greenville Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) is moving forward with a plan to move passengers from parking areas to the terminal using a personal rapid transit (PRT) system, CEO David Edwards told a forum on transportation this week.
Spartanburg expects to save about $60,000 a year by refinancing $16.7 million in tax increment bonds for the St. John-Daniel Morgan Redevelopment Project and special obligation bonds for the Renaissance Park Project, city council was told Monday night.