Metered Out?

May 2003
Grand Rapids Business Journal;5/27/2003, Vol. 21 Issue 21, pB4
Focuses on the parking meter used in 1935 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Number of parking meters in Grand Rapids, Michigan; Types of parking meters; Common problems with parking meters.


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