A common phrase you hear when it comes to Downtown parking is; “There’s not enough parking Downtown.” Is this factual or is there ample parking but just not utilized? So, let’s look at one of the parking Myth’s – Parking should be equally available to everyone
Reality- it is essential to segment parking motorists into different groups and prioritize accordingly.
- Customers and shoppers are the highest priority. They generate the greatest benefit.
- Other visitors, residents, employees, follow in importance.
- Employees and Owners should park the furthest.
The question needs to be asked again; Is there ample parking but just not utilized?
We will delve deeper into this question in the coming weeks.