Adequate and convenient parking contributes to the health of downtowns. Downtown boasts more than 44,000 parking spaces, and while the demand is catching up to this supply, a large amount of land is still devoted to parking. The DIA is leading the way on a comprehensive Downtown parking strategy based on a 2019 Downtown Parking Study by Tim Haahs (now known as THA Consulting).
The DIA and the Office of Public Parking contracted with Tim Haahs (now known as THA Consulting) to undertake a Downtown parking study as well as an analysis of on-street parking conditions for several historic areas. The study was conducted with three primary goals in mind:
Both studies are available below: