Free Parking in South Walkerville

Free Parking in South Walkerville

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Robert Myers started this petition to City of Windsor

The South Walkerville BIA is looking to fill up vacant storefronts and encourage shoppers to come to our cute area in town! The strip of Tecumseh between Walker Rd and Howard Rd is generally treated as a 60 kmph highway to get back and forth between the east and west ends of the city. Unfortunately, what people miss out on during their drive is a slew of great local businesses worth checking out!

With heavy traffic, most motorists won't bother find a parking spot if they're not coming for something specific. Residential parking on side streets offers minimal availability and there are discouraging meters and improperly set up municipal lots making it seem like a task to even start shopping.

We believe that if parking was made free in this are for a year we would see an upward trend in shoppers frequenting the area which then, in turn, would make those vacant storefronts more appealing to business owners. More new businesses means more licencing fees and taxes for the city. This value would be much greater to the community and city as a whole than the couple of hundreds of dollars they make each year from these mostly vacant parking spaces. 

This solution has already been a proven winner in Windsor and abroad. Please help us inform city council that we want those storefronts filled and to see people out and about in South Walkerville enjoying our beautiful neighbourhood!

Specifically, we would like to see:

   - a wave on Municipal lot fees in South Walkerville until at least March 1st, 2020

   - a wave on Street Parking fees in South Walkerville until at least March 1st, 2020

   - 15 minute Customer parking  spots added in where proper clearance allows on the north and south sides of Tecumseh Rd

Thank you for taking a minute to sign our petition! It really means a lot to us small businesses who are trying as hard as possible to make it easy for our customers to access our products. If you don't mind, please take another minute and let some friends know how they can help support small business in another avenue! Have a wonderful day!

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