At a community forum on April 21st, it was revealed that downtown parking lots will be metered beginning on May 3rd. From The Phoenix:
The new parking structure in downtown Phoenixville is slated to begin Monday, May 3.
The new structure permits two hour free parking per block on the 100, 200 and 300 blocks of Bridge Street, and unit blocks of North Main and Gay Streets.
The parking lots at Prospect Street, Main and Bridge Streets, Price and Main Streets and Taylor Alley will be dollar an hour parking with meters and a central pay station.
Two hour parking and metered lots will operate as such from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
The Parking Authority will have personnel on the streets to enforce adherence to the new parking structure.
There will be parking for residents and the employees of the downtown.
Residents can purchase a month-to-month parking permit for the Taylor Alley lot (behind Family Dollar) for $10 per month. There are 78 parking spots in the Taylor Alley lot for residents and will be on a first come, first served basis.
Any additional parking after the resident needs are taken care of will be allotted to the downtown employees.
The lot across from the Foundry building has been secured by the Parking Authority for employees parking. There are 150 parking spaces in this lot for employee parking and will be open from 6 a.m. until 4 a.m.
Permits will be required for employees on a month-to-month basis for $10.
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