Public, city clash over need for more Downtown Memphis parking

By Published: March 02, 2019 3:10 PM CT
<strong>Danica Cissell and Justin Vogel pay for parking in Downtown Memphis Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, after driving in from Dresden, Tennessee, to see their Chicago Bulls take on the Memphis Grizzlies. While Memphians have expressed the desire for more Downtown parking, the city is working toward a culture shift of getting drivers to pay higher rates and walk farther to park.</strong>&nbsp;(Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Danica Cissell and Justin Vogel pay for parking in Downtown Memphis Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, after driving in from Dresden, Tennessee, to see their Chicago Bulls take on the Memphis Grizzlies. While Memphians have expressed the desire for more Downtown parking, the city is working toward a culture shift of getting drivers to pay higher rates and walk farther to park. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

The people who work and play in Downtown Memphis say they need more public parking options. The city doesn't agree, and is working toward a culture shift of getting locals to pay higher rates and walk farther to park. 

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Michelle Corbet

Michelle Corbet

Michelle Corbet covers business for The Daily Memphian. Prior to, she was a reporter at the Memphis Business Journal. A native Memphian and University of Memphis graduate, Michelle covered business in Conway, Arkansas after college. Michelle got her start covering business as an intern at The Commercial Appeal.


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