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City parking nightmare


Today I spoke to Paul Harris, owner of Blue Marlin Bistro, about the parking nightmare in the city. Listen below to our discussion. 

Roadworks in the CBD are causing chaos for workers and commuters on a daily basis and will continue until late May. Roadworks on Abbott street between Shields and Aplin street are due to finish by May 21 but the Esplanade dining precinct won't finish until June. Mr. Harris has floated the idea of allowing cars to park in the dedicated bus bays alongside Fogarty Park past 4 pm. With international travelers not around in huge numbers due to ongoing border closures, this seems to make sense however the Council claims the bays are still required for local buses.