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==Charlottesville==
 
==Charlottesville==
 
[[image:20081027--parking-study-table2.1.jpg|400px|left]]A 2008 parking study found that downtown Charlottesville has about 6,000 parking spaces. 5,000 are off-street and 1,000 are on-street. Council opted not to create a new system of zones in February 2009. <ref>{{cite web|title=Council modifies downtown parking; keeps 2 hour spots|url=http://www.cvilletomorrow.org/news/article/6963-downtown-parking/|author=Fania Gordon|work=|publisher=Charlottesville Tomorrow|location=|publishdate=|accessdate=June 19, 2014}}</ref>{{clear}}  
 
[[image:20081027--parking-study-table2.1.jpg|400px|left]]A 2008 parking study found that downtown Charlottesville has about 6,000 parking spaces. 5,000 are off-street and 1,000 are on-street. Council opted not to create a new system of zones in February 2009. <ref>{{cite web|title=Council modifies downtown parking; keeps 2 hour spots|url=http://www.cvilletomorrow.org/news/article/6963-downtown-parking/|author=Fania Gordon|work=|publisher=Charlottesville Tomorrow|location=|publishdate=|accessdate=June 19, 2014}}</ref>{{clear}}  
  
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In 2014, the [[Downtown Business Association of Charlottesville]] asked [[City Council]] to consider charging for on-street parking. Mayor [[Satyendra Huja]] called for a parking management study to be created within sixty days. <ref>{{cite web|title=Downtown group asks council to charge for on-street parking|url=http://www.cvilletomorrow.org/news/article/19629-downtown-parking-changes/|author=Sean Tubbs|work=|publisher=Charlottesville Tomorrow|location=|publishdate=December 1, 2014|accessdate=December 8, 2014}}</ref>
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The following spots are managed by the private [[Charlottesville Parking Center]]
 
The following spots are managed by the private [[Charlottesville Parking Center]]

Revision as of 12:45, 8 December 2014

Parking is a perennial topic of discussion in downtown Charlottesville. For instance, one reason Albemarle County is considering moving its court system out of downtown is a perceived lack of parking. [1]


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Charlottesville

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A 2008 parking study found that downtown Charlottesville has about 6,000 parking spaces. 5,000 are off-street and 1,000 are on-street. Council opted not to create a new system of zones in February 2009. [2]

In 2014, the Downtown Business Association of Charlottesville asked City Council to consider charging for on-street parking. Mayor Satyendra Huja called for a parking management study to be created within sixty days. [3]

Facilities

The following spots are managed by the private Charlottesville Parking Center


References

  1. Web. Albemarle Supervisors still open to moving courts from Charlottesville, Sean Tubbs, Charlottesville Tomorrow, June 4, 2014, retrieved June 19, 2014.
  2. Web. Council modifies downtown parking; keeps 2 hour spots, Fania Gordon, Charlottesville Tomorrow, retrieved June 19, 2014.
  3. Web. Downtown group asks council to charge for on-street parking, Sean Tubbs, Charlottesville Tomorrow, December 1, 2014, retrieved December 8, 2014.

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