Downtown Dover Parking Study Meeting Aug. 24 — info graphics added

Date Posted: Thursday, August 10th, 2017







PowerPoint Presentation of boards


A parking study for downtown Dover will see its third and final public workshop before recommendations go to Dover City Council for review.

The workshop will be held 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 24 in Meeting Room A of the Dover Public Library. 

At the workshop, the MPO, the City and consultants will show:

  • Study conclusions — what the study did and did not find
  • Recommendations for parking areas in downtown Dover based upon study results and comments from previous workshops and from area stakeholders
  • Maps showing recommended changes, such as signs that point the way to available parking
  • Maps showing recommended areas for streetscaping and reallocation of permit-only and public parking
  • A timeline of the remaining steps in the process.

The downtown Dover parking study began in 2016 with a 10-member group that included stakeholders representing business, residential, municipal and other interests downtown. The main scope of the study for the 10-block area was to find out, using hard data and research, whether there is enough parking in downtown Dover, how to communicate locations of available parking to visitors, parking fee structures, and if more parking areas should be constructed.

“As Chair of the Safety, Advisory and Transportation Committee, I eagerly look forward to receiving the long awaited comprehensive parking assessment for the City of Dover,” Dover City Councilman Brian E. Lewis said. “Critical to this process is community and stakeholder input. I encourage everyone to participate at the August 24 public workshop at the library from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.”

 If you have any questions or comments about the study or its recommendations, call (302) 387-6030, or email the MPO at                                                                       

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