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Vertical greenhouse plans move forward

Plans are moving forward to build a greenhouse on a Lancaster parking garage. Corey Fogarty, board president of the Lancaster Urban Farming Initiative, said the greenhouse could support 20 acres of fresh vegetables. Read more.









Lancaster Parking Authority Releases New Strategic Plan

LANCASTER, PA. (Aug. 27, 2018) – The Lancaster Parking Authority (LPA) has approved a new strategic plan to guide its direction and operation through 2021. The plan, approved by the Board of Directors at its Aug. 23 meeting, is available here, or by visiting the www.lancasterparkingauthority.com, selecting the General Info tab on the top navigation bar, and choosing Strategic Plan. The plan has four focus areas: communications and hospitality; long-term planning; human resources development, and strategic engagement. Each area includes priorities, action steps, and ways to measure success. “This plan was developed with extensive public input,” said Larry J. Cohen, CAPP, executive director of the Lancaster Parking Authority. “We asked the public to […]



Duke Street Garage Stairwell Repairs to Start Wednesday

Repairs to the stairwells in the Duke Street Garage will begin on Wednesday, Aug. 15, and are expected to be completed by late fall. Both monthly permit parkers and visitors can continue to use the garage during the construction period. “The stairs will be repaired as we continue to keep our garages in a state of good operating order without interruption,” said Larry Cohen, CAPP, executive director of the Lancaster Parking Authority. “The work will commence with one stairwell at a time, so there will always be one set of stairs open for public use. Parkers can also use the elevators.” Repairs will begin on the west side stairwell closest […]





Meet Roberto Aguilera

  When you see him, the first thing you will notice is his smile. Roberto Aguilera has a big job. He keeps Duke, Prince, and Central Street Parking Garages clean. He works in the Lancaster Parking Authority’s housekeeping and technical services group and is always on the move. By 5 a.m., he stops by his supply closet, grabs what he needs and is out on the job. Aguilera works quickly and efficiently to make sure the garages are clean by the time parkers start arriving for work. “I check everything and clean inside the garages,” said Aguilera, who has worked at LPA for almost six years. “I clean the stairwells, the […]



LPA Live on WLCH Radio Centro

Hello Lancaster! Morning radio listeners may have heard LPA’s Executive Director Larry Cohen and Operations Manager Gael Aime. They were guests on a live radio show on WLCH Radio Centro informing the public of parking and street cleaning enforcement programs with host Hector Valdez and the City of Lancaster’s new Director of Neighborhood Engagement, Milzy Carrasco.  





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