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File #: 19-158    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/30/2019 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 5/7/2019 Final action:
Title: Update to Parking Plan Implementation Strategies PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is to update the Board on the progress to implementing the recommended strategies found in the Parking Plan.
Attachments: 1. Attachement 1 - Recommendation Implementation by Year, 2. Attachment 2 - Occupancy by Lot Map
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Update to Parking Plan Implementation Strategies
PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is to update the Board on the progress to implementing the recommended strategies found in the Parking Plan.
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DEPARTMENT: Planning and Economic and Community Development

CONTACT INFORMATION: Annette Stone, ECD Director astone@townofcarrboro.org and Patricia McGuire, Planning Director pmcguire@townofcarrboro.org

INFORMATION: In April 2017, the Board of Aldermen officially adopted the parking study and the associated recommendations that came out of the planning process as the town's Parking Plan. By resolution, the Board directed staff to begin to develop a strategy and timeline for the implementation of the plan, including prioritization of the recommended management strategies and the rationale for the prioritization. Section 6 of the plan includes implementation strategies laid out in near-term and long term initiatives. Page 61 Table 15 (Attachment 1) details the recommended parking management strategies by category and implementation year.

The parking plan recommendations include twenty specific management strategies for implementation spread over five categories: Education, Encouragement, Enforcement, Evaluation, and Engineering. Of these specific strategies, five have been advanced in the time since the Parking Plan was adopted: Wayfinding and Regulatory Signage, Alternative Transportation (through the TDM program), Lighting & Sidewalk Improvements (Sidewalk Assessment and S. Greensboro Sidewalk Project), Shared Parking Arrangements (facilitated by the ECD Director), and Structured Parking Options (as part of the 203 S Greensboro project). Staff if preparing an implementation timeline of these action items for review at the meeting Tuesday evening.

A top priority is creation of a wayfinding plan and standardization of the town's regulatory signage. The study found during various peak times of use there was still available parking. ...

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