Parking Management Study

About the Parking Management Study

This study of City-wide parking issues includes an examination of meters, handicap parking, residential permit zones, enforcement, City Code and regulations, and parking hot spots. The City-wide study builds on survey results, the grant-funded research and mapping, and additional data collection and community input.

Current Project Status

Staff is developing recommendations for parking policies to be presented to Council in late spring, 2017.

Two public open house meetings were held on October 4 and 6 to share findings from the study so far and gather community input. See the Meeting Boards. Public comments were solicited from October 7 through November 7.

The project kicked off with an online survey in Fall 2015, garnering nearly 300 responses from residents, visitors, and businesses. The technical assistance grant from MWCOG  was complete and the consultants made a presentation to City Council on June 15, 2016 and submitted a report.

Project Lead & Contact Info

Daniel Sonenklar, Planner
Phone: 301-891-7213

The public parking lot at the Takoma Junction.
The public parking lot at the Takoma Junction.

Parking Management Study Details

Project Info & Timeline

  • Current target completion date: 2017 – Spring
    • Project initiation date: 2015 – July
    • Original project completion date: 2016 – December
  • Takoma Park’s role in project: Lead
  • Departments involved: Housing & Community Development, Police and Public Works.

Budget & Funding Source

Budget: $40,000 in Technical Assistance
Funding source: Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments technical assistance

Links & Notes

The Project Charter for the Parking Management Study identifies the parameters of the study, the policies which guide the work, the project schedule, and deliverables.

Scroll down this page for the table of completed deliverables, like the interactive mapset, as well as a feedback form on how to improve parking in Takoma Park.

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