Downtown Parking Management Plan Implementation

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  • DPMP RECOMMENDATIONS TABLE

(as of March 2018)

                       

Original
Recommendation
Description 

City Council
Changes

Status

 

Rec #1: Establish Paid Parking in Southeast Quadrant.

None

 

In Progress 

  • Priority 1 
  • Implementation planning in progress.
  • Expected completion: Fall 2018.

Rec #2: Increase Employee Parking Options.

  • Fourth & G Parking Garage
  • City-owned lot @ SW corner of Richards & Olive Drive

None

In Progress

  • Priority 1
  • Discussions with Fourth & G Garage owner in progress.
  • Parking Lot under construction.

Rec #2: Increase Employee Parking Options.

  • Old East Davis
  • Old North Davis

None

Not Started

  • Priority 2

Rec #3: Increase Employee Permit Fees and Streamline Employee Parking to Single "X" Permit.

None

Complete

Rec #4: Convert Amtrak Lot to Paid Parking.

None

Not Started 

Priority 3. Deferred until completion of Priorities 1 and 2.

Rec #5: Restrict Delivery Vehicle Double-Parking During Lunch Peak.

None

Complete

Rec #6: Eliminate On-Street Green Waste in the Downtown.

None

Complete

Rec #7: Extend Enforcement to 8:00 p.m.

None

Not Started

Deferred until implementation of Recommendation #1.

Rec #8: Establish Tiered-Fine Citation System.

None

Not Started

City's current citation technology cannot implement this recommendation.

Rec #9: Upgrade Parking Enforcement Technology.

None

Complete

Rec #10: Invest in Electronic Information Systems.

None

In Progress

  • Priority 1
  • Project in design phase. Installation expected in first half of FY 17/18.

Rec #11: Develop Transportation and Parking Alternatives Campaign.

None

Complete

  • Developed GettingAroundDavis.org website. Public outreach campaign beyond existing staff resources.

Rec #12: Collect Quarterly Parking Occupancy Data

None

In Progress

  • Most recent data collected in Spring 2016. Currently working with vendor to develop automated reports summarizing license plate recognition records.

Rec #13: Explore Voluntary Shared-Parking District.

None

In Progress

  • Contacts have been made with several private property owners who are generally not interested.

 

Rec #14: Provide Van-Accessible Disabled Parking Upon Resurfacing and/or Metering

None

In Progress

  • Priority 1 
  • Accompanies Rec #1.

Rec #15: Streetscape Improvements

Focus on lighting and repairing downtown sidewalk tripping hazards.

Not Started

  • Priority 2
  • Tentative implementation: Summer 2018.

Rec #16: Expand Parking Supply

None

Not Started

  • Priority 3
  • Deferred until implementation of Priorities 1 and 2.

 

Rec #17: Human Resources

None

Not Started

  • Parking enforcement resource needs being identified with paid parking implementation planning (Recommendation #1)

Rec #18: Improve Transit Options

None

Not Started

  • Priority 3

Rec #19:  Re-Examine In-Lieu Fees and Procedures

None

Complete

  • In-lieu fee analysis complete. Action deferred until completion of Core Area Specific Plan update.

 

 

 

 

SUMMARY TIMELINE

(IN REVERSE CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER)

  • February 2018: Council action:
    • Approve consultant services agreement with Nelson/Nygaard for downtown paid parking implementation planning, including:
      • Policy Recommendations
        • Peer review of 11/7/18 City Council paid parking action
        • Paid parking technology
        • Pricing structure
        • Administrative and enforcement staffing
        • Municipal Code revisions
        • Cost/revenue analysis
      • Project Design
        • Striping and compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act
        • Equipment
      • Community Outreach
        • Davis Downtown Parking Committee meetings
        • Community Outreach Plan
    • Staff Report
  • November 2017: Council action:
    • Approved recommendation to establish paid parking in the southeast quadrant.
    • Direct staff to return to City Council with ordinances, resolutions, and contracts implementing revisions.
    • Staff Report
  • December 2016: Council action:
    • Revised & approved staff-proposed reprioritization of remaining Phase 1 and Phase 2 recommendations into Priorities 1, 2, and 3.
      • Priority 1: FY 16/17
      • Priority 2: FY 17/18
      • Priority 3: Deferred until Phase 1 and 2 completion.
    • Approved future FY 16/17 budget adjustments to implement Priority 1 recommendations.
    • Staff Report

  • July 2016: Update to City Council on Downtown Parking Management Plan:   
    • Initiate Re-examine parking in-lieu fees and procedures (in progress)
    • Direct staff to return in Fall 2016 with strategy for remaining Phase 1 recommendations and options for Phase 2 recommendations.
    • Staff Report

  • March 2014-July 2016: Implementation of the following Phase 1 Recommendations:   
    • Rec #3: Increase employee permit fees and streamline employee parking to single “X” permit.
    • Rec #5: Restrict delivery vehicle double-parking during lunch peak.
    • Rec #6: Eliminate on-street green waste in the downtown.
    • Rec #9: Upgrade parking enforcement technology.
    • Rec #11: Develop transportation and parking alternatives campaign.
    • Rec #12: Collect quarterly parking occupancy data (ongoing)

  • March 25th 2014: Council Action splitting 19 recommendations into two phases, begin implementing Phase 1.
  • December 3rd, 2013: Present to Downtown Parking Management Plan to City Council. No action taken at meeting. 
  • Downtown Parking Task Force Meetings: December 2012 – October 2013.

  • October 30th, 2012: City Council appoints Downtown Parking Task Force.