parking

Street and private lot parking around Victoria’s downtown core is being slowly reduced, but City parkades remain a good option for people coming downtown. The City of Victoria insists it is helping provide a solution to traffic issues by allowing for more residential density downtown. victoria.ca

EDITORIAL: Don’t blame Victoria for reduced parking downtown

City takes brunt of complaints from outliers, while contributing to solution through urban density

  • Oct 16, 2017
Street and private lot parking around Victoria’s downtown core is being slowly reduced, but City parkades remain a good option for people coming downtown. The City of Victoria insists it is helping provide a solution to traffic issues by allowing for more residential density downtown. victoria.ca
The City of Victoria is considering changes that would reduce the requirement for parking spaces in multi-family developments.                                 iStock photo

Parking requirements may be relaxed for Victoria developers

Move aims to streamline development process, reflects less need for vehicle parking in urban centre

The City of Victoria is considering changes that would reduce the requirement for parking spaces in multi-family developments.                                 iStock photo
The Cobbler employee Glen Butcher shows off a new handout that the View Street business is handing out to customers, urging them to call Victoria’s mayor and councillors to voice their concerns regarding parking. The handout is part of a campaign the store’s owner Sasha Appleton launched to alleviate parking problems in the downtown core. Kendra Wong/Victoria News

Downtown Victoria business takes parking matters into its own hands

Customers encouraged to voice parking concerns to mayor, council

The Cobbler employee Glen Butcher shows off a new handout that the View Street business is handing out to customers, urging them to call Victoria’s mayor and councillors to voice their concerns regarding parking. The handout is part of a campaign the store’s owner Sasha Appleton launched to alleviate parking problems in the downtown core. Kendra Wong/Victoria News