Amid parking woes, Westboro, Hintonburg main drag to continue offering free parking
Ottawa Citizen

By Matthew Pearson, Ottawa Citizen, March 7, 2017

Paid parking on Westboro and Hintonburg’s main drag may have solved some of the neighbourhoods’ parking woes, but local businesses and community associations wouldn’t go for it, says Kitchissippi Coun. Jeff Leiper.

On-street parking along Somerset, Wellington West and Richmond often exceeds practical capacity, meaning more than 85 per cent of available spots are taken. The situation causes congestion and forces drivers to hunt for spaces on residential side streets.

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