As recommended by Concord's Comprehensive Long Range Plan and West Concord Master plan, the Town of Concord is undertaking a Comprehensive Parking Study beginning in spring 2012. The project is focused on both Concord Center (which includes the Thoreau Street/Depot area) and West Concord, and will also address parking concerns by the ponds and recreational areas. The purpose of the effort is to address residents' concerns, protect the economy of the business areas, ensure safety, and improve circulation.
The Town is seeking to best manage parking through cost-effective, creative solutions that will improve experiences for all in Concord. The parking study will only be successful with input from the Town's residents, employees, landowners, commuters, and visitors. Please share your concerns and ideas to help shape this effort. There are several opportunities to engage early in the process:
The first public outreach session and workshop will offer an opportunity for all to identify trends and issues through interactive exercises with Town staff and the project team. The team will also give a brief presentation on the project's progress to date. The public process will continue throughout this effort, including the exploration of alternatives and identification of a preferred plan.
Visit www.concordma.gov for more information or contact Marcia Rasmussen by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 978-318-3290.