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Open House Recap: Residents Discuss Parking Improvement Strategies

Public Open House – April 10, 2018

On Tuesday April 10th, consultants from Nelson Nygaard and Behan Planning, along with city and county staff, held an open house at the Mid-Hudson Heritage Center to discuss the latest developments with the Downtown Parking Improvement Plan.  More than 30 people stopped by to learn about progress on the project, ask questions from the experts, and offer feedback and comments.  Attendees could review some of the draft recommendations for management and operational improvements, including emphasizing pricing as the primary parking management tool, redefining parking requirements in the zoning code, establishing customer friendly enforcement policies, and improving critical parking infrastructure.  Those that attended could “vote with their wallets” on suggested parking improvements, having $2,500 to “spend” as a method of prioritizing. Continue reading Open House Recap: Residents Discuss Parking Improvement Strategies

Open House: Draft Downtown Parking Improvement Plan – April 10, 2018

Join us for a public open house to discuss the draft strategies to improve downtown parking.  Local residents, business owners and others are invited to stop by and learn more about the recommended parking strategies, provide input on prioritization of improvements as well as discuss their own ideas for improving parking in the city.  Refreshments will be served!

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Open House Recap: City Residents Talk Downtown Parking

Staff from the City of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County Transportation Council and the project consulting team hosted an open house to discuss the existing parking conditions downtown and initial strategies to improve parking.  Those who attended learned about the inventory of parking spaces within the study area, as well as the utilization of parking at different times during the week and weekend.  Attendees were also able to speak with local staff and the consultant team and to give input on all things parking in Poughkeepsie.

The information boards from the meeting are available below:

Download: Open House Information Boards (.pdf)

Staff will be analyzing the feedback from the open house and moving on to draft a strategic operational and development technical report in January 2018.  Stay tuned for more updates on this project.

Public Meeting: Open House to Discuss Downtown Parking

The City of Poughkeepsie is hosting a public open house to discuss the existing conditions analysis and initial strategies to improve downtown parking.

Local residents, business owners and others are invited to stop by and learn more about the Downtown Parking Improvement Plan, review the existing data analysis and some preliminary strategies as well as discuss their own ideas for improving parking in the city.

Light refreshments will be served.

Where:  Mid Hudson Heritage Center, 317 Main Street
When: Wednesday, December 6th, anytime between 5:30pm and 7:30pm