Santa Cruz can’t afford to build parking structure

Updated: Jul 13

Letter to the SC Sentinel, 1/18/2022

City staff proposed a new parking garage in Downtown Santa Cruz (combined with library and housing) against the advice of their consultants who recommended, “The most fiscally prudent approach to accommodating additional demand: Modernize parking management and better align parking prices to the cost of building and maintaining the system.”

The city can’t afford to build a new parking structure, as evidenced by....

— Rick Longinotti, Santa Cruz

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