Can You Find a Downtown Parking Spot, and Are You Willing to Pay?
These are a few of the questions the city of Rochester is looking to answer in a parking survey for the public.
The city of Rochester is developing a Parking Strategy and needs its residents and neighbors to help.
- How would you characterize your ability to find a parking spot downtown during a special event?
- What is the average length of time you park on a typically visit to downtown Rochester?
- Do you know there are posted time limits for public parking in downtown Rochester?
These are some of the questions being asked in a survey about parking downtown. Take the 11-question survey here.
During the Main Street Makeover last year, the parking meters along Main Street were removed. The city is looking for feedback on parking habits and parking needs in deciding whether to put the meters back.
In his State of the City Address last week, Mayor Stuart Bikson said the parking strategy would balance the needs of the business owners with the shoppers downtown.
What do you think about parking in downtown Rochester? Are you willing to pay for a place to park? Is a downtown parking structure needed?