The Council finds:
1. City Council approved the PGE Park Comprehensive
Transportation Management Plan (CTMP) and Good Neighbor Agreement with Portland
Family Entertainment via Ordinance 174443. The CTMP required the development of
a parking plan for Northwest Portland prior to opening day of PGE Park on April
30, 2001 to mitigate the impacts of PGE Park events on the
2. The Bureau of Transportation
System Management and a Citizen Advisory Committee collaborated to develop a
Phase I Parking Plan for Northwest Portland. City Council approved the Pilot
Area Parking Permit Program for Northwest Portland on April 18, 2001, and
re-authorized the program on March 20, 2002.
3. The Pilot Area Parking Permit
Program has successfully met the primary objective of discouraging PGE Park
patrons from parking in Northwest Portland.
4. The Bureau of Transportation
System Management recommends that the Pilot Area Parking Permit Program for
Northwest Portland be implemented again for the 2003 season. City Code
provisions of Title 16, for establishing area permit parking programs, do not
adequately address the unique circumstances in the program area needed to
mitigate PGE Park event impacts.
5. The Bureaus of Planning and
Transportation System Management are completing development of a more
comprehensive parking plan to address parking concerns in the neighborhood and
will ask City Council to approve this plan as a part of the Northwest District
NOW, THEREFORE, the Council
a. The Bureau of Transportation
System Management to re-establish the Pilot Area Parking Permit Program that
takes exception to Title 16 of the City Code as specifically called out in Code
16.20.800, Sections 16.20.830, 16.20.840, 16.20.850, and
b. The Bureau of Transportation
System Management to implement the Pilot Area Parking Permit Program prior to
the opening of the 2002 PGE Park season on March 28, 2003.
Ordinance No. 177315 passed and effective March 12,
Filed for inclusion in PPD June 1, 2004.
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