Summary of Downtown Parking Structure

Overland Park

Contact Information

Organization: Overland Park
Contact person: Lorraine Basalo
Title: Acting City Engineer
Phone: 9138956023
Organization address: 8500 Santa Fe Dr.
  Overland Park, KS    66212

General Information

1. Project name: Downtown Parking Structure
2. City(ies), County(ies), State: Overland Park, Johnson, Kansas
3. Routes, interchanges and/or intersections:
4. Primary project mode: Other Parking Structure
5. Supplementary project mode(s): * Other (Parking Structure)
The project will provide parking to support the activity center within downtown Overland Park. The facilities will provide connection to existing sidewalks and support transit oriented development.
6. Project Purpose: * Other (Parking to support transit and pedestrians)
7. Project sponsor: Kyle Dieckmann
8. Total budget in 2019 dollars: $9400000
9. Project description: The intent of the project is to provide motorists access to the activity center of downtown Overland Park. Parking for transit could be provided through coordination with KCATA. Primary users will be pedestrians and transit riders.
10. Scope: The scope of the project is to construct a structural parking garage for 300 vehicles. It is expected that motorists would be able to park at the parking garage to be able to walk to downtown Overland Park or be able to walk to a transit stop for access to transit.
11. Project schedule: Construction is anticipated to take place between 2030 and 2035.

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Submitted comments

Tim Zook said...

Parking. To support pedestrians. Parking is for drivers. Public money should not be spent on parking.

5/17/2019 3:03:53 PM

Logan Strasburger said...

I do not support building more parking. We need to rethink transportation in Johnson County, especially along the metcalf corridor. Spend money on making Downtown OP more pedestrian friendly, bike friendly, and consider alternative projects such as a rail system or street car. Building more parking and streets for more cars does not consider the people element. Parking is a huge waste of space and is not sustainable. Density is not bad. STOP BUILDING PARKING GARAGES! Its a outdated way of thinking in terms of transportation planning. Plan for people, NOT cars.

11/20/2019 10:44:18 AM


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