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The Calgary Parking Authority issues media releases through MarketWire and to targeted media contacts. If you would like to be added to our list of contacts, please email adrian.mrdeza@calgaryparking.com.

2016

December 28, 2016 - Calgary Parking Authority continues on- and off-street (CPA facilities) parking rate increase freeze in 2017

December 20, 2016 - Calgary Parking Authority announces ticket and parking session refunds in 7 a.m. pricing areas

December 6, 2016 - CPA Holiday Parking Elves are giving away the gift of FREE parking!

November 17, 2016 - Calgary Parking Authority kicks off its 2016 Accessible Parking Awareness Campaign

July 11, 2016 - Calgary Parking Authoritys Yahoo Crew takes on Stampede offering free parking

June 28, 2016 - CPA offers Free Parking to Calgarians on July 1st - Oh Canada!

January 5, 2016 - CPA announces on- and off- street (CPA facilities) rate freeze for 2016

2015

December 3, 2015 - The Holiday Parking Elves are BACK & ready to give away free parking!

November 19, 2015 - Accessible Parking Awareness Day kicks off month long campaign

July 2, 2015 - Kids in hot cars - it isn't worth the risk (Calgary Police Service release)

June 3, 2015 - CPA brings parking enforcement services in-house

May 27, 2015 - CPA launches the MyParking app for Android

February 18, 2015 - CPA announces the appointment of its new General Manager

2014

December 4, 2014 - Holiday Parking Elves Campaign offers Free Parking

November 24, 2014 - Cubic and Calgary Parking Authority Strike Collaborative Marketing Agreement

November 13, 2014 - November 13 is Accessible Parking Awareness Day

July 21, 2014 - CPA Board of Directors Appoint Interim General Manager

July 9, 2014 - CPA General Manager Joins City of Calgary as Director of Roads

July 2, 2014 - CPA introduces Virtual Pay Machine to customers on the go

June 26, 2014 - CPA Launches Child Safety Awareness Campaign with Calgary's First Responders

May 29, 2014 - $5 Summer Lunch Special begins June 2nd

May 15, 2014 - Travel Time Information Screens

2013

December 18, 2013 - Extend your Stay and Get Home Safely

December 4, 2013 - CPA and BRZs partner for Holiday Parking Elves Campaign

November 27, 2013 - November 28 is Accessible Parking Awareness Day

November 6, 2013 - Parking Pilot Extended in Edmonton

November 1, 2013 - CPA Declares November Veterans Food Bank Donation Month

July 31, 2013 - CPA working with BRZs to support business community

July 8, 2013 - CPA returns to normal operations

June 27, 2013 - Transitioning to normal operations

June 24, 2013 - CPA parking operations update

June 21, 2013 - City of Calgary and CPA offer emergency parking locations

June 19, 2013 - CPA concerned over growing number of tickets issued to people who park illegally in accessible parking stalls

May 28, 2013 - CPA adds secure monthly bicycle parking throughout downtown core

May 9, 2013 - City adds hundreds of on-street spaces since 2011

April 9, 2013 - ParkPlus Ownership Dispute Settlement Reached

2012

December 19, 2012 - CPA launches MyParking, a free app for the iPhone

December 7, 2012 - CPA and inner city BRZs bring back Holiday Parking Elves campaign

December 3, 2012 - CPA Launches Veterans' Parking Program Trial

November 28, 2012 - November 29 is Accessible Parking Awareness Day

November 15, 2012 - Calgary Parking Authority offer of alternate venue refused

November 8, 2012 - CPA parkade goes green with electric vehicle charging stations

August 22, 2012 - CPA launches Text to Park Feature for the ParkPlus System

June 6, 2012 - Calgary's Road Home Media Kit

June 6, 2012 - Calgary Parking Authority launches Calgary's Road Home

June 4, 2012 - Media Advisory - Calgary Parking Authority launches program to help Calgary's homeless and hungry

May 23, 2012 - PSA: CPA reminds Calgarians how to park their RVs

March 7, 2012 - More than 90 per cent of Calgarians moved their vehicles to comply with the snow route parking ban

March 6, 2012 - ParkPlus zones are exempt from snow route bans until 9:00 pm tonight

March 6, 2012 - Calgary Parking Authority issues 725 tickets to vehicles parked on snow routes

2011

December 5, 2011 - CPA issues 3,291 warning notices to vehicles parked on snow routes

December 1, 2011 - CPA partners with BRZs on Holiday Parking Elves Campaign

November 23, 2011 - Accessible Parking Awareness Campaign 2011

October 25, 2011 - Calgary Parking Authority General Manager Announced

October 13, 2011 - CPA introduces $5 Fridays

October 12, 2011 - Media Advisory: Come Watch as Calgarians Enter the CPA "Cash Cube" for a Chance to Win One of 25 ParkPlus Cell Phone Accounts Worth Up to $200

September 7, 2011 - PSA: Park Safe campaign serves as back-to-school reminder for Calgary Drivers

August 31, 2011 - Calgary Parking Authority launches ParkAid on street

August 25, 2011 - CPA increases parkade parking convenience

May 19, 2011 - Changes at the Calgary Parking Authority

May 18, 2011 - Calgary Parking Authority Reviews Ticket Issued to Volunteer

March 10, 2011 - CPA Correct Credit Card Processing Issue

2010

November 24, 2010 - Accessible Parking Awareness Campaign 2010

2009

January 24, 2009 - BRZ Parking Rates Increase

September 10, 2009 - ParkPlus Wins International Award

September 15, 2009 - IPSOS Reid Survey Results

October 27, 2009 - CPA Reviews Parking Rates

October 9, 2009 - CPA Withdraws Tickets

November 13, 2009 - CPA Cuts Parking Rates

November 24, 2009 - Disabled Parking Awareness Campaign 2009

2008

April 7, 2008 - Pay Tickets Online Launch

September 15, 2008 - Warning Notices End

November 18, 2008 - Disabled Parking Awareness Campaign 2008

December 1, 2008 - Privacy Report

2007

April 25, 2007 - CPA Launches Carpool Program

June 19, 2007 - Parkade Reservation System

July 12, 2007 - ParkPlus System Announcement

September 20, 2007 - ParkPlus Launch

November 20, 2007 - Disabled Parking Awareness Campaign 2007

2006

June 14, 2006 - Pilot Automated Tire Chalking

June 8, 2006 - Downtown Lot Purchase

June 20, 2006 - GST Reduction

October 16, 2006 - 'Even Earlier' Lower Evening Rates

November 6, 2006 - Chinatown Lot Reopened

November 21, 2006 - Disabled Parking Awareness Campaign 2006

2005

June 8, 2005 - Lower Motorcycle Rates

December 14, 2005 - Centennial Parkade Construction