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.  

Mayor names 4 to Lancaster Parking Authority board

Mayor Danene Sorace has appointed four new members to the five-member board of the Lancaster Parking Authority. Philip Cabassa, Jodie Macariola, Kyle Sollenberger and Sheldon Weaver will join incumbent Mark Reinmiller when the board next meets April 26. Watch/Read Full Story Here

5 Lancaster parking garages will offer free electric vehicle recharging

Owners of electric vehicles will be able to recharge them for free in five of Lancaster’s public parking garages starting Friday. The Lancaster Parking Authority has installed a total of seven Charge Point charging stations at the properties it owns. Three are at the Prince Street Garage, and the Duke Street, East King Street, Penn Square and Water Street garages have one apiece. Watch/Read Full Story Here

EV Charge Stations in LPA Garages

New electric vehicle (EV) charging stations will be available for patrons parking in Lancaster Parking Authority garages starting on Friday, April 20. The opening of the EV charging stations kicks off Earth Day weekend and reaffirms the city’s commitment to a clean environment. View the full press release here.        

Here’s why Lancaster city needs more parking

A Letter to the Editor: It may be helpful to those concerned about a proposed parking garage at Lancaster Square to know that while a feasibility study has been done to assess the need for a garage, the site design has not been determined. The new parking inventory proposed is to specifically support the long overdue Lancaster Square redevelopment. Watch/Read Full Story Here

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