Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

City Parking Authority Settles Lawsuit as Pay Stations Undergo Adjustments Details over Case Still Undisclosed

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

City Parking Authority Settles Lawsuit as Pay Stations Undergo Adjustments Details over Case Still Undisclosed

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A lawsuit over the height of the Pittsburgh Parking Authority's new pay stations has been settled, but the authority would not provide details of the settlement.

According to documents filed in U.S. District Court, attorneys for the authority and for University of Pittsburgh research specialist Debra J. Stemmler filed a stipulation of dismissal, indicating that the lawsuit had been settled. Judge Nora Barry Fischer then closed the case.

Terms of the settlement were not indicated in the court filings, and the involved attorneys could not be reached for comment.

Last week, the authority's board granted Executive Director David Onorato approval to settle the lawsuit, saying that the resolution would not cost the authority any money.

Mr. Onorato on Tuesday would not describe the settlement or plans to lower the meters.

Jeff Nethery, director of business development for Cale America, the company that was awarded a $7 million contract in 2012 to install and maintain hundreds of the multi-space pay stations, said last week that the meters are being modified. …

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