Comments on: DDA Parking Trends Continue it's like being there Tue, 16 Sep 2014 04:56:38 +0000 hourly 1 By: Edward Vielmetti Edward Vielmetti Mon, 06 May 2013 03:42:35 +0000 I’ll note again this month that real time parking data is no longer available from the DDA web site.


“Parking data is temporarily unavailable. Sorry for the inconvenience.”

By: Janet James Janet James Sun, 05 May 2013 02:40:09 +0000 The new Library Lane garage, on a revenue-per-space basis, now exceeds that of the performance of parking meters.

But the issue is not revenue per se. The cost of constructing it was so huge that the return on investment is quite dismal. Parking meter spaces on the other hand have barely any cost of construction attached to it. So even if they rake in less revenue their return on investment is several time over that of the Library Lane garage. In essence, the Library Lane garage was a very poor choice in terms of tax dollar investment.

By: Ryan Freed Ryan Freed Sun, 05 May 2013 02:23:19 +0000 @ Mr. Koroi this behavior on the part of City Officials is ridiculous. We have the highest paid City Attorney in the State. Someone must be held accountable for this.

By: Mark Koroi Mark Koroi Sat, 04 May 2013 23:28:04 +0000 “Ray Detter gave his report on behalf of the downtown citizens advisory council………..”.

Detter’s seat on that council expired in October of last year.

In fact all 15 members of that group had their seats expire and no one is current.

Check the City of Ann Arbor government website.

Is this unprecedented in municipal government – all members of a public body failed to re-apply?

By: David Cahill David Cahill Sat, 04 May 2013 22:05:14 +0000 It’s great to see that the Library Lane structure is doing so well!

Thanks to Sandi Smith for setting the imprisoned data free. Jail break!

By: Ryan Freed Ryan Freed Sat, 04 May 2013 21:51:46 +0000 Hopefully after the Council meeting on Monday the Vote to put term limitations will be passed. Please make your self heard at Public Comentary. We all as Ann Arbor tax payers must take back our City. The DDA has wasted so much needed tax dollars that it makes me sick. Its time for a new Ann Arbor…..

By: DrData DrData Sat, 04 May 2013 19:39:35 +0000 “Anyone from the public can see it, he said, but he cautioned that the report had not been vetted, let alone proofread.”

These reports ought to be able to generated automatically. And, there could even be a check in the program that looks for spikes that might indicate an error in the data.

Ann Arbor needs to be more like Vancouver, Canada. They open up their data and individuals make reports/apps, etc. based on the data. This is better than the city’s slow release of a trickle.