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The project logo Downtown Parking Study

Downtown Frankfort is growing and changing rapidly, and creating a parking system that is easy to understand and use is a priority for City of Frankfort staff.  As a visitor, resident, or worker in downtown, we want your feedback.  Please give your input on the following questions.  All data collected will be used to create a plan for improving downtown's parking system.  

What is your home zip code?
Please select as many of the following categories that represent what kind of parking user you are.
Visit downtown to shop, eat or for entertainment
78%
Work Downtown
36%
Live Downtown
32%
I only come downtown when I have to (ie to get car tags, drivers license etc)
10%
Closed to responses | 188 Responses
Which days of the week do you typically park downtown?
Friday
83%
Saturday
74%
Wednesday
70%
Thursday
64%
Tuesday
64%
Monday
63%
Sunday
42%
Closed to responses | 184 Responses
How frequently do you park downtown?
Daily
42%
Weekly
30%
A few times a month
23%
Once a month or less
5%
Closed to responses | 208 Responses
When you park downtown, how long are you typically using a parking spot?
30 Minutes-2 Hours
40%
All Day
33%
2 Hours-4 Hours
29%
0-30 Minutes
7%
Closed to responses | 190 Responses
When you park downtown to visit one specific location, how far do you typically park from your destination?
Within a block
49%
Within 3 blocks
29%
Right out front or close to it
13%
Further than 3 blocks or wherever I find available parking
9%
Closed to responses | 207 Responses
How many on-street parking spots do think are in the portion of downtown shown in this map?
200
40%
300
34%
400
20%
500
9%
Closed to responses | 192 Responses
Did you know there are a number of business and government parking lots and parking garages downtown that are available for free parking after-hours?
Yes
72%
No
28%
Closed to responses | 205 Responses
Would a map of these available parking lots and parking garages make you more likely to frequent downtown and park in these places?
Yes
63%
No
38%
Closed to responses | 200 Responses
Are you currently willing to park in a parking garage downtown?
Yes
54%
No
46%
Closed to responses | 203 Responses
If not, why?
Don't feel safe using parking garages
70%
Not user friendly (i.e. signage, hours, cleanliness)
46%
Price
16%
Don't know where they are located
15%
Closed to responses | 116 Responses
Based on the above photos, please rank which parking garage you would be most likely to use.
Closed to responses | 140 Responses
In the future, if some or all on-street parking in downtown Frankfort was NOT free, how would that affect your parking habits?
I would rather walk farther than pay for parking
42%
I would be more willing to park in a free parking garage
26%
I might be willing to pay a nominal fee to get prime on street parking
18%
I might be willing to pay for parking for special events but otherwise I would visit downtown less
14%
Closed to responses | 148 Responses
How would you rate your comfort level with using an online or phone app to pay for parking downtown?
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If you are a downtown resident, would you be willing to pay for a residential parking permit on an annual basis?
Yes, that would be helpful
No, I would not be willing to purchase a residential parking permit.
Maybe, depends on the price and how far I have to walk
Closed to responses