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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

Parking Master Plan open house

Parking impacts all Guelph residents and is an important factor in growing and developing our city. In late 2012, the City initiated a Parking Master Plan project to focus on Guelph’s downtown and surrounding areas in an effort to improve parking. By 2031, the number of people who work and live downtown will double from 8,000 to about 16,000. To address Guelph’s parking needs, the City will need to build new capacity, maintain existing parking infrastructure, create supportive policy, and plan for future requirements. The City is seeking public input on four possible funding scenarios. 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 Guelph’s downtown. You are invited… Continue reading Parking Master Plan open house

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

Parking Master Plan survey

Parking impacts all Guelph residents and is an important factor in growing and developing our city. In late 2012, the City of Guelph initiated a Parking Master Plan project to focus on Guelph’s downtown and surrounding areas in an effort to improve parking. By 2031, the number of people who work and live downtown will double from 8,000 to about 16,000 people and jobs. To address Guelph’s parking needs, the City will need to build new capacity, maintain existing parking infrastructure, create supportive policy, and plan for future requirements. The City is seeking public input on four possible funding scenarios. 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 Guelph’s… Continue reading Parking Master Plan survey

Staff to provide Parking Master Plan update at special Council workshop

Guelph, ON, July 2, 2015 – On Tuesday, July 14, Guelph City Council will receive an update on the development of the Parking Master Plan for Guelph’s downtown. During the special workshop presentation, staff will discuss preliminary financial implications of the parking program requirements, including potential funding scenarios, and the proposed community engagement process scheduled for late summer. Staff will report back to Council with program recommendations and a financial strategy at the end of 2015. “A vital downtown is fundamental to attracting and retaining a skilled workforce as well as significant investors in our community,” says Ian Panabaker, corporate manager of Downtown Renewal. “By 2031, Guelph’s downtown parking system will need to support an additional 8,000 residents and 8,000 new jobs. This translates to… Continue reading Staff to provide Parking Master Plan update at special Council workshop