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File #: 22-1219    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Presentation Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/26/2022 In control: City Commission
On agenda: 9/6/2022 Final action:
Sponsors: Development Services Department
Attachments: 1. Agenda Cover Report, 2. Parking and Curbside Management_PRESENTATION, 3. Delray Parking Curbside Mgt (2022.08.31), 4. Parking Curbside Management Plan PZB Staff Report 07182022, 5. DDA 7-11-22 Comments, 6. DDA 10-18-21 Comments, 7. PMAB Comments
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TO: Mayor and Commissioners
FROM: Anthea Gianniotes, Development Services Director
THROUGH: Terrence R. Moore, ICMA-CM
DATE: September 6, 2022


Recommended Action:
Discussion regarding the Parking and Curbside Management Plan preliminary recommendations.

The Comprehensive Plan calls for the completion of both a Parking Management Plan Update and a Curbside Management Plan (MBL Policy 3.4.3 and MBL Policy 3.3.2). The City Commission approved the Parking and Curbside Management Plan scope of work on January 21, 2020 and the project began in February of 2020, though the timeline has had setbacks due to the closures and impacts from the Covid-19 pandemic.

The recommendations include the following:

1. Aligning parking operations with prior plan recommendations regarding the pricing of on-street parking spaces, time limits and pricing of lots, and increasing the number of people parking in garages (Gibbs Shopability Analysis (2018), 2016 Parking Plan and Data Update, and the 2002 Master Downtown Master Plan).

2. Recommendations regarding valet stands within the Central Business District (CBD), to better manage traffic flow, improve service to customers, and implement new valet technologies.

3. Identifying the existing conditions on Atlantic Avenue where congestion relief, sidewalk dining, and pedestrian movement should take priority over the locations of existing valet stands and/or on-street parking,

4. Launching an employee parking permit program.

5. Utilization of market-based indicators and thresholds to consider triggering next steps of the plan. For example, utilization of 85% parking occupancy prior to consideration of the construction of new parking facilities.

The plan has a significant pubic outreach component that to date has included both virtual and in-person opportunities for input. Two public workshops were held on July 20, 2021. An online survey was posted and receiv...

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