Portland bureaucrats are pushing for paid parking in front of homes and businesses

BikePortland.org reports that Portland Bureau of Transportation Director Leah Treat’s said her goals for 2015 is "getting on offense on parking" by creating a "set of tools" that neighborhoods will be able to use to charge for parking or to remove parking to make room for bike lanes or public parklets.

Treat showed a slide that used Hollywood and Southeast Hawthorne as examples indicating that the business districts may get parking meters for the first time. Still others might see maximum parking time limits to allow turnover, or residential permit systems.

Read the whole thing at BikePortland.org.


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