New Birmingham parking deck will bring over 700 parking spaces to downtown

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Say hello to over 700 more parking spaces in downtown Birmingham. Photo via Birmingham Business Journal courtesy of Fifth Dimension Architecture & Interiors.

Parking—it’s a headache sometimes. Now that downtown Birmingham is bustling with new business, restaurants, apartments and hotels, where are we going to park? Well, we’re just in luck. The city’s Design Review Committee just gave the thumbs up for a new parking deck downtown and we’ve got the scoop.

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Birmingham, meet ParkMobile–an app that could make parking a breeze

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One of Birmingham’s thousands of parking meters. Photo by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Who carries quarters anymore? Certainly not me. And yet, parking in downtown Birmingham is nearly impossible if you don’t. However, the Birmingham City Council Transportation Committee just voted to approve a partnership with ParkMobile. In the near future, public parking could be one click away.

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UAB to get on-campus parking decks and other enhancements

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Photo via uab.edu.

When attending a university that’s located in the heart of a bustling city, parking is going to be a consistent hassle. The University of Alabama at Birmingham is one such campus. But things are soon to change. To enhance the experience of students, employees and guests, UAB connected with Kimley Horn, a premier planning and design engineering consultant. Continue reading “UAB to get on-campus parking decks and other enhancements”