Don’t miss the latest episode of the award-winning show Champaign Connection, running now thru the end of June. On this latest episode: The City of Champaign has a new way to pay for parking – the MobileMeter smartphone app. Administrative Services Manager, Kris Koester explains how easy it is to use the new MobileMeter app […]
Usage: The HSPD experienced another year of usage growth, although the numbers tracked are not as high as 2013. This reduced number is related to a change in how the deck operates on the weekends. Entries and exits are tracked when tickets or electronic passes are used to raise the gates. On weekends parking is free, […]
During the month of December, the City of Champaign will offer free parking in the Hill Street Parking Deck as a thank you for patronizing Downtown businesses. People who spend $5.00 or more at any Downtown business or restaurant are eligible for one free visit in the parking deck, good for up to four hours […]
In June 2014, the Neighborhood Code Compliance Division received a complaint regarding a damaged storm drain inlet located in a private driveway east of Taco Bell Restaurant. After receiving the complaint, Property Maintenance Inspector Cliff Peete responded and issued a violation notice to the property owner. Due to the extensive amount of work required, it […]
Over the past several weeks, City staff has worked with Heartland Parking, the Hill Street Parking Deck’s management company to improve the appearance of the facility. The steel handrails in the stairwells were treated for rust spots and painted black by Cronkhite Painting. This paint has not only improved the look of the stairwells, but […]
A&R Mechanical Services electrical subcontractor Champaign Signal & Lighting was onsite this week replacing the old Intermodal parking lot light fixtures with new high efficiency LED fixtures. Installation of the new LED fixtures completes all contractual work at this location.
Electric vehicle chargers in the Hill Street Parking deck were recently upgraded for compatibility with newer electric vehicles such as the Chevy Volt, Nissan Leaf, etc… One older, paddle type charger remains to accommodate any visitors who may have older EVs. The photo at right shows resident Scott Willenbrock charging his Chevy Volt. Staff will […]
NOTE CORRECTION: ST. MARY’S ROAD WILL BE OPEN FOR THE DURATION OF THE BLOOMINGTON GOLD EVENT. The upcoming Blues, Brews and BBQ Festival in Downtown Champaign and the Bloomington Gold Corvette Show near the State Farm Center and Downtown Champaign, will affect travel and parking beginning Tuesday, June 24 – Monday, June 30. The City […]
A&R has completed all patching, routing, and sealing in the Intermodal Parking Lot. The installation of new pavement markings is the only major work item yet to be completed. Weather permitting, new parking markings will be applied this week, and the lot will be fully accessible to customers by the end of this week.