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Complete State of Parking Report

All of the policies, practices, data and trends on parking today in Portland

Executive Summary of the State of Parking Report

The summary of the State of Parking Report which includes occupancy and turnover information for the Central City and the five Centers and Corridor Study areas.

Central City 2035 (CC2035) Plan & Quadrant Plans:

Portland is currently in the process of updating the 1988 Central City Plan. The Central City 2035 (CC2035) Plan, as part of the Comprehensive Plan, will create new policies for the different areas of the Central City for the next 20 years.

Draft Central City Off -Street Parking Management & Guiding Policies:

This report summarizes Portland’s current parking management policies and practices with regards to off ‐street parking within the Central City. The purpose of this report is to establish an accurate, shared understanding of current conditions among staff, consultants and stakeholders involved in policy development.

Current On-Street Management Policies And Practices:

The first section of this report summarizes strategic policies that apply to public parking management, and the City Code sections that give PBOT the authority to regulate the curb zone and SmartPark garages. Subsequent sections describe the City’s Code authority in more detail and document operational policies and current practices for management tools such as parking time limits, designated spaces and permits for special users, and parking meters.

Central City Parking Occupancy and Turnover Analysis


Central City Parking Analysis (2008)Appendix:

This report contains a study and analysis of parking turnover rates in Downtown, Goose Hollow, and the Pearl District.


Central City Parking Stategy Overview (Jan. 26, 2015)

History of Parking (Jan. 26, 2015)

Central City Parking Management: Current Practices and Policies (Feb. 23, 2015)

Central City Parking Zoning Code Overview (Feb. 23, 2015)

Council Work Session on Parking Policy Updates (Oct. 8, 2015)

City Council Hearing Presentation on Downtown Meter Rate Adjustment (Dec. 17, 2015)



Complete State of Parking Report

All of the policies, practices, data and trends on parking today in Portland

City Council Work Session Presentation

Presentation on Parking Policy updates to City Council October 8, 2015