Parking Day http://wyso.org en PARK(ing) Day Creates Temporary Green Space http://wyso.org/post/parking-day-creates-temporary-green-space <p><span class="article-content"><span>On Friday morning four new parks opened in downtown Dayton. They were small - about 200 square feet- and they were in the street. That&#39;s because September 17th was PARK(ing) Day. Dayton joined cities around the world participating in the grassroots movement that transforms metered parking spots into mini green spaces for one day only.<br /><br />Here&#39;s how it works: people around the world pick a metered parking spot in their community. They feed the meter all day to rent the spot which gets transformed into a small park.<br /> Sun, 19 Sep 2010 14:33:12 +0000 Juliet Fromholt 3198 at http://wyso.org PARK(ing) Day Creates Temporary Green Space Parking Day in Dayton http://wyso.org/post/parking-day-dayton <p><span class="article-content"><span>A parking spot outside the Ludlow Street entrance of City Hall will be covered in grass and plants. But it&#39;s only from 7:30 am until five-thirty in the afternoon. The plants are donated, and the City isn&#39;t spending any public funds to participate.<br /><br />September 17th is Parking Day. It&#39;s a global grassroots movement that transforms meter parking spots into mini green spaces for one day. This year several Dayton organizations will be participating including City Hall.<br /> Thu, 16 Sep 2010 20:06:20 +0000 Juliet Fromholt 3202 at http://wyso.org