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Find and Pay For Parking in Kingston with Honk

Parking, or rather a perceived lack thereof, is often identified as a hardship encountered by those who shop and tend to run errands in downtown Kingston. Personally, I rarely have a problem locating a spot, but then again I don’t expect to park right on the doorstep my destination. Furthermore,

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Expanding Paid Residential Parking Permit Zones

While free on street parking is available on many residential streets in the central area of the city, most of these streets have time of day regulations during the week. These regulations are designed to keep drivers from leaving their car in one spot for an entire day which, according

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What if Kingston…

The City of Kingston, alongside residents of the Sydenham Ward, are preparing for the launch of a new pilot program on October 1st, which aims to establish updated rules for on-street parking in this bustling downtown district.  The proposal will set aside as much as 15% of on-street parking spaces for

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A Farewell to Free Parking in Kingston

The availability, or lack thereof, of parking in and around the downtown core is a constant sore spot for local residents, shoppers and event-goers. In recent years, we’ve been increasingly circling the block in search of that perfect parking spot thanks to the implementation of the pay and display permit

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Hall Monitor: Fare Votes

As usual, council and city staff took to Council Chambers for our regular council meeting last night; the agenda and addeds are available on the city website. Last night we didn’t get to see a new piece of the tech system, which was probably for the better, as there were still

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Hall Monitor: Bridging the Gap

Once again, our elected officials took to the halls of city hall, this time  for meeting 14-2012 of Kingston City Council. You can find the agenda and addeds from last night on the city’s website. Is it just me, or are council meetings getting more exciting as they get longer

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What if Kingston…

Over the past few months we’ve watched numerous developments take shape such as bike lanes and the Montreal Street Park and Ride, while we’ve also learned of priority projects including long overdue lane extensions and the third crossing. While these initiatives are similar as they relate to how we move

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Are We Getting Any Greener?

It has been quite some time since I last took the stage atop my environmental soapbox, but with news of Kingston’s green-ness spreading far and wide, the time has come for a brief, yet honest discussion about our stature as a sustainable community.  In a star studded, green carpet affair,

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