Parking rate increase could impact Downtown Grand Rapids

The City of Grand Rapids is considering several downtown parking rate increases for the 2025 fiscal year, including extending metered parking hours, raising event parking rates, and increasing monthly parking fees by two percent.

WOOD TV reports the changes are deemed necessary by officials to cover inflation and infrastructure maintenance costs.

If approved, the new rates will go into effect in July, marking the third increase since 2023.

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