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The new May issue of the Hill Rag has two articles on the not-very-positive response on Capitol Hill to the new Performance Parking regulations that have gone into effect, centered mainly around complaints that parking for visitors and guests via the one-guest-pass-per-household configuration is not working. You can read the report on April's ANC 6B meeting and the Rag Time column for more. And the latest Voice of the Hill also has an article about the ANC 6B meeting and the problems with guest parking. Feedback that perhaps the rules do not need to be enforced on non-gamedays seems to be growing, too.
These reports are all from outside my boundaries, of course, but we all know how much I enjoy covering parking. Anyone from Near Southeast want to weigh in and add to the fun?
It's also a good opportunity for a reminder about the May 7 community meeting organized by Tommy Wells on Performance Parking, at the Capitol United Methodist Church, Fifth and Pennsylvania/Seward Square, SE, from 7 to 8:30 pm, which ought to be a real barnburner.
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Shannon says: (4/29/08 3:29 PM)
I'm a SW resident and I'm all for controlling parking on game days. But on all days? It's overkill and puts people off seeing the Waterfront area (who wants to take a ton of fish home on the Metro?).

Plus the enforcement has been downright hostile and insane - guests with legit visitor passes are getting the third degree as they park their cars, and my boyfriend recently had to spend a day at the DMV proving he didn't live at my place. "Guilty until proven innocent" is NOT the way to go.


Michael says: (4/29/08 3:45 PM)
This CHT resident is definitely not happy about "performance parking." I will definitely be heading to the parking meeting, and I expect other CHTers will too.


BBC says: (4/29/08 3:56 PM)
I live near Lincoln Park and I have to say that I wish I could get the "performance parking" on my street. There are never enough spaces and getting a free parking pass for when the inlaws visit would be great. I would not have to go down to the police station to get a pass just to have someone over my house for more than two hours on a weekday. I may try to make it to this meeting to see if I can get this plan extended another two blocks so that I can have these great benefits as well.


Marc says: (4/30/08 12:11 AM)
I have to agree with those that do not want the performance parking on non game days (or at least maybe non baseball season). Parking is not a problem at all right now and is a pain now if I have friends or family visiting. That being said, I do live by Garfield Park and it will be interesting to see what happens when Near SE is more built up. I would hate for us to become the new Georgetown where people living on the surrounding streets can not park b/c everyone else is going out to the bars/restaurants in the area.


the other, lesser jd says: (5/5/08 9:06 PM)
It's laughable that there is a RPP designation all around my building (and for many blocks throughout the Capper-Carrollsburg re-development). This means only residents can park for more than 2-hours. But CHT residents are excluded due to a C-3-C commercial zoning of the property. Despite my residence (I do sleep/eat/live there), I cannot park my car on the street like my neighbors. In fact, it's particularly ridiculous, b/c I only have about 50 non-CHT neighbors. Any ideas, JD?

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