Parking in Reno: Downtown and Midtown Taking Different Approach

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Parking in Reno: Downtown and Midtown Taking Different Approach

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Illustration: KUNR; Parking Kiosk Image: Courtesy RGJ

As Reno tries to reinvent itself, both downtown and the budding Midtown District face parking challenges. KUNR's Kate McGee compares the two and describes the disparate challenges they face.

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As Reno tries to reinvent itself, both downtown and the budding Midtown District face parking challenges. KUNR's Kate McGee compares the two and describes the disparate challenges they face.

Shown at right: Screen captures of the mobile app called Parker Mobile, which is being tested for use in Midtown. The app uses sensors embedded in the ground beneath parking spots to help motorists find open parking spaces in the area.