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New Parking Rates/Times Stir Drama in NoHo Arts District

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The LA Department of Transportation refused to sign an agreement to communicate with neighborhood councils, aka the stakeholders, a few years ago. Now you end up with situations like this in the NoHo Arts District with its 30 or so theatres and no longer term public parking garage nearby. Via the LA Times
The new requirements are part of sweeping parking meter reforms being instituted across L.A. Designed to raise revenue, replace outdated equipment and encourage drivers to use city lots, the changes require motorists in popular entertainment centers to pay $1 an hour until midnight on Friday and Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sundays. And you can't just feed the meter when your time expires; you must move the car to another space.
"How the hell can anybody do a show?" said Linda Fulton, who owns the Avery Schreiber Theatre with her husband, Richard. "The city invested millions of dollars in this area. It's like now the right hand doesn't know what the left hand is doing."

So what is the city doing? Now they're looking into it.
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