Downtown Parking Strategies

Join Rick and Phill as they cover strategies for managing parking to achieve various policy objectives, leveraging transit and TDM to increase downtown access, effective methods of promoting walking and biking, and other methods of promoting the benefits and attractiveness of downtown, as well as the importance of managing parking as a downtown asset.

Sign-in & networking begins at 11:45 am, and the workshop will start at noon. Drinks and cookies will be provided. Please bring your own bag lunch.

If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact Ashleigh Griffin at (541) 312-8300. We hope you can join us for this informative workshop!

About the Speakers:

Rick Williams, Rick Williams Consulting

Rick Williams' background is in parking and transportation demand management. Over the past 25 years Rick has served as Executive Vice President of Portland’s downtown business association in charge of economic development/redevelopment (1987 – 1995), operating his own parking and transportation demand management consultancy firm that provides planning and program development to over 50 American cities (1995 – present) and establishing the Lloyd Transportation Management Association in 1995, Oregon’s first TMA which currently serves 85 businesses and 100 property owners (and their 13,000 employees) in Portland’s Lloyd District. Rick Williams Consulting can offer a client a knowledgeable and tested resource for the development, design and implementation of parking and TDM strategies.

Phill Worth, Kittelson & Associates Inc.

Phill Worth offers a breadth of experience and perspective developed over more than two decades of experience in planning, engineering, management, and development. Phill’s expertise includes the integration of parking policy, TDM programs, and fine-grained multimodal treatments. Phill has a practical understanding of the parking/access/economic development relationship that exists within downtown core areas. His ability to communicate this understanding to agencies, downtown associations, stakeholders, and the general public has been critical to every successful plan. Phill has completed downtown parking plans for cities throughout Alaska, Texas, Washington, and Florida. Phill has developed demand forecasts based on development/redevelopment alternatives, designed and evaluated supporting transportation systems, recommended policy/code revisions for parking provision, and prepared supporting circulation and TDM elements to overall parking plans.