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Pay-by-phone in downtown parking lots

Guelph, Ont., November 20, 2015 – The City is offering a new parking payment option, pay-by-phone, at its downtown parking lots on Baker, Macdonell, Wilson and Wyndham streets,  starting Monday, November 23. “It’s fast and easy to start and extend parking payments by a mobile, smart phone,” said Anna Marie O’Connell, the City’s supervisor of parking administration. “We’re pleased to provide this convenient service to our parking patrons.” To use pay-by-phone, patrons: download a mobile application—MacKay Pay—from the App Store™ or Google Play™ or visit mackaypay.com. create an account enter the four-digit parking lot zone number, licence plate number, length of parking time, and credit card number A 35 cent service fee applies for starting a pay-by-phone parking session, in addition to the regular parking… Continue reading Pay-by-phone in downtown parking lots

Parking Master Plan to be presented November 18

City staff recommends funding scenario for comprehensive parking program Guelph, Ont., November 5, 2015 – On November 18, members of Council will be presented with a staff report about the City’s proposed Parking Master Plan and recommended funding strategy for Guelph’s existing and future parking needs in the downtown. Staff will ask City Council to approve the plan that provides a framework for a comprehensive, integrated and intentional parking program. The plan is informed by two community engagement processes and a background parking study authored by the IBI Group in 2014. “Parking impacts all Guelph residents and is an important factor in growing and developing our city. The proposed Parking Master Plan supports Guelph’s economy and growth targets in the downtown, considers policies, addresses future… Continue reading Parking Master Plan to be presented November 18

City develops four possible scenarios to fund downtown parking

Public invited to attend open houses, take survey to inform Parking Master Plan Guelph, ON, September 4, 2015 – The City of Guelph is seeking public input on four possible funding scenarios to pay for existing and future parking needs in Guelph’s downtown. “Parking impacts all Guelph residents and is an important factor in growing and developing our city. To support the economy and growth targets in the downtown, we need to build new parking spaces, maintain existing parking infrastructure, create supportive policy, and plan for future requirements,” says Ian Panabaker, corporate manager, Downtown Renewal. He adds, “The scenarios—developed by staff using consultant recommendations and information gathered at public meetings in 2013—have the potential to fund existing and future parking needs.” In late 2012, the… Continue reading City develops four possible scenarios to fund downtown parking

Public input sought as part of overnight on-street parking review

Guelph, ON, February 13, 2014 – The City is seeking public feedback as part of the overnight on-street parking review. “City staff are reviewing Guelph’s current overnight on-street parking restrictions. As part of this review, staff will examine options that may potentially maintain, add to, change or eliminate the existing overnight on-street parking by-law,” explained Allister McILveen, manager of Traffic and Parking. The review will include community engagement, consultation with City departments, and a review of overnight on-street parking restrictions in comparable municipalities. Two public consultation sessions will be held during the review to provide an opportunity for community input and feedback. The first consultation session is scheduled for Wednesday, February 26 from 6-8 p.m. at City Hall. Those unable to attend the consultation session… Continue reading Public input sought as part of overnight on-street parking review