ParkDC: Penn Quarter/Chinatown Multimodal Value Pricing Pilot Project

Parking in the Penn Quarter and Chinatown neighborhoods in Washington, DC can be a challenge. A new pilot in this area from the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will test various innovations and new technologies to make parking easier and reduce congestion. The goal of this pilot is to increase parking availability and provide drivers with tools to find available parking spaces. Based on what DDOT learns through this pilot, these strategies may be implemented in other parts of the District to better manage parking supply and demand. There are two particularly unique elements to parkDC, compared to other parking pricing programs. First, this pilot is using an "asset-lite" approach that seeks to detect parking occupancy using fewer assets at lower cost, but bringing in more data sources from across the parking ecosystem. Second, this system includes commercial vehicles and motorcoaches, and integrates with DDOT's recently launched commercial loading zone program.

Language

  • English

Project

  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $1345630
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    District Department of Transportation

    55 M Street, SE, Suite 500
    Washington, DC  United States  20003

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Managing Organizations:

    District Department of Transportation

    55 M Street, SE, Suite 500
    Washington, DC  United States  20003
  • Project Managers:

    Dey, Soumya

    Dock, Stephanie

    Perez, Benito

  • Performing Organizations:

    Kittelson and Associates, Incorporated

    610 S.W. Alder Street
    Portland, OR  United States  97205
  • Principal Investigators:

    Nevers, Brandon

    Pochowski, Alek

  • Start Date: 20140908
  • Expected Completion Date: 20180630
  • Actual Completion Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01630572
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: District of Columbia Department of Transportation
  • Files: RiP, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Mar 28 2017 2:12PM