The move, which will require drivers to pay for parking between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. (down from 9 p.m.), came after controversy over new parking regulations set earlier this year.
The audit could be approved by the City Council Tuesday night with the findings potentially leading to more parking spaces in impacted neighborhoods.
While the report confirmed residents’ realities that there is in fact a parking shortage in Alamitos Beach, it also found that there was actually a surplus of parking in Downtown. The surplus was identified in the area’s off-street paid parking lots and structures.
Nearly 30 percent of Alamitos Beach residents spend 30 minutes or more looking for parking, according to an online survey.
Here’s why the Los Altos Gateway Shopping Center parking lot will be busy in the fall.
Adding the new parking spaces was made possible by increasing the previously 60-degree angle of diagonal striping for spots that were already in existence.
Over 100 new parking spaces are scheduled for the parking impacted community of Alamitos Beach after some maneuvering by traffic engineers and funding from Second District Councilwoman Jeannine Pearce’s office have provided the means to ease the dearth of spots near downtown Long Beach.
You could call 2017 the year of parking. No, not because parking spots in downtown have magically appeared and you can now consistently park on the block you actually live on, but because the city council has taken a public stance to figure out how to remedy the growing problem of parking in impacted areas of Long Beach.
The City of Long Beach may soon ease up parking restrictions in certain city-owned parking lots when it comes to how they enforce fees for disabled drivers. The Long Beach City Council voted last night to instruct the city attorney to draw up a draft ordinance that would bring those parking lots into compliance with state laws that allow for disabled persons to park fee-free.
While the city explores its options to alleviate parking issues in its most impacted districts an app developer from Palo Alto is hoping to get in the first shots at chipping away at the issue as Pied Parker aims for a mid-April launch of its program that lets residents rent out their driveways.