Parking http://wfpl.org en Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer Creates New Facilities and Fleet Post, Names New PARC Director http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-mayor-greg-fischer-creates-new-facilities-and-fleet-post-names-new-parc-director <p>Mayor Greg Fischer on Thursday shuffled members of his leadership team, creating a new role for watching over the city's vehicles and buildings and naming&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5; ">the new Director of Parking Authority of River City.</span></p><p>Tiffany Smith has been with PARC since 1995. She began as a junior accountant and has been promoted throughout the years, becoming assistant director in 2012.</p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Colleen O'Leary 8185 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer Creates New Facilities and Fleet Post, Names New PARC Director Soon, You'll Be Able to Pay for Parking in Louisville With Your Phone http://wfpl.org/post/soon-youll-be-able-pay-parking-louisville-your-phone <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In response to what officials say is strong citizen demand, Louisville Metro Government will allow drivers to pay for parking meters with their phones.</span></p><p>The city is working with <a href="http://passportparking.com/company/">North Carolina-based Passport Parking</a> to accept payments through an app, text messages or phone calls. Such payments will carry a 25 cent fee, which is Passport's only revenue in the deal.</p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 20:01:57 +0000 Gabe Bullard 7542 at http://wfpl.org Soon, You'll Be Able to Pay for Parking in Louisville With Your Phone Kentucky State Fair Attendance Increases 2.6 Percent http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-state-fair-attendance-increases-26-percent <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The just-concluded Kentucky State Fair drew&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">615,648 paid patrons this year—a 2.6-percent increase from 2012.</span></p><p>It's the largest number of attendees since&nbsp;<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 13px; text-indent: -12px; line-height: 1.5;">621,795 turned out in 2009.</span></p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 15:36:41 +0000 Joseph Lord 6648 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky State Fair Attendance Increases 2.6 Percent