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Downtown parking supply assessed

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A study of downtown Grand Junction’s parking situation on a typical weekday showed less than half of downtown’s parking stock is being used at peak times, but that’s expected to change in the future.

Walker Consultants performed the study and presented to City Council on Monday. The last such study was performed in 2015.

Downtown Parking

Cars parked downtown along Third Street between Main Street and Colorado Avenue.

Downtown parking

The parking capacity in downtown Grand Junction is projected to approach effective capacity, which is about 85% of total capacity, by about 2030, according to the study.

Downtown parking

Photos by Scott Crabtree/The Daily Sentinel

Cars are parked downtown in a parking lot between Third and Fourth Streets along Colorado Avenue. According to a study commissioned by the City Council , downtown Grand Junction has enough parking to meet demand, but there are localized areas in which parking spaces can be difficult to find.

Downtown Parking

Cars parked downtown in a parking lot between Third and Fourth Streets along Colorado Avenue.

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