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Cookeville’s 8th Street Historic District Still Dealing With Tech Parking

Cookeville’s East 8th Street Historic District continues to deal with too many Tennessee Tech students parking on the street, despite requests for the city to help with the issue. The problem persists after citizens living on the street spoke to the Cookeville Planning Commission in 2020 requesting new parking regulations in the area for safety of the neighborhood. 38-year-resident Kris ... Read More »

Residential Parking Districts To Be Considered Thursday

Cookeville City Council will consider the proposed residential parking districts Thursday night. But the catalyst for the creation of the districts might not now qualify. The ordinance would given citizens the opportunity to petition the planning commission and the council to create a special parking district. The 8th Street corridor has seen issues with Tennessee Tech student parking in the ... Read More »

Parking Supply Fueling 8th Street Problems

Parking supply near the main quadclassrooms at Tennessee Tech University may be fueling some of the parking problems along Cookeville’s 8th Street. Tech’s Chief Communications Officer Karen Lykins said the timing of a parking rate increase two years ago does not coincide with the increased parking complaints. “The timing doesn’t work out with the price increase and the increased parking ... Read More »