Clemmons Opposes Briley’s Private Parking Monopoly Proposal

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Commentary by John Ray Clemmons Mayor Briley has once again proposed to sell public property for a one-time budgetary gain. The March 4, 2019 memo from Mayor David Briley and a subsequent March 11, 2019 presentation to the Metro Traffic and Parking Commission outline his clear intent to outsource public parking in Nashville. Part of Briley’s outsourcing proposal includes extending enforcement to 10pm, ending free Sunday parking, and increasing fines. I strongly oppose this private parking monopoly proposal and the sale of land to fill one-time budget gaps. Copying failed policies from Chicago...