NEWS: DDOT releases 2013 “Parking Action Agenda”

From the District Department of Transportation:

DDOT Releases 2013 Parking Action Agenda

Action Agenda Designed To Restructure And Better Focus Parking Management In The District

聽(Washington, DC) Today the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) released its Parking Action Agenda for 2013 to restructure and better focus parking management in the District.

In the past decade, the District of Columbia has witnessed substantial growth in population and visitors, enhanced economic activity, and an increasing density of the urban environment. Changing transportation and land use patterns have led DDOT to revisit the issue of parking and its role in the overall transportation network.

This agenda creates a roadmap for DDOT to best assess the state of parking in the District, investigate innovative curbside management strategies, evaluate the benefits and impact of these tools and approaches upon the District, and outlines an implementation plan to holistically restructure the District鈥檚 parking system. DDOT anticipates that a comprehensive approach to some of the most challenging policy issues will be presented in the summer.

The agenda was compiled based on the public input DDOT received from the various community conversations (Parking Think Tanks) that were held this past fall to gauge the state of parking in the District of Columbia.

The 2013 Parking Action Agenda is comprised of the following seven key points:

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Evaluating and identifying ways to update the Residential Permit Parking (RPP) Program;

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Creating a new, more flexible Visitor Parking Pass (VPP) program;

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Enhancing parking opportunities for individuals with limited mobility;

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Improving access to, and turnover of, on street parking in congested areas;

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Improving communication with the public about parking challenges and opportunities;

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Increasing online parking services; and

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Clarifying agency responsibilities to enhance transparency.

 

The agenda also includes a summary of the feedback from the Parking Think Tanks that shaped the above mentioned key points and timelines for next steps.

To view the agenda please visit: http://ddot.dc.gov/DC/DDOT/Publication%20Files/Services/Parking/ThinkTanks/DDOT_ParkingActionAgenda_2013.pdf

NEWS: DDOT releases 2013 “Parking Action Agenda”