Downtown Parking Reconfiguration

Client: City of Pensacola Downtown Improvement Board

Summary: Creation of the Parking to enhance the walkability of a weekend outdoor market

Downtown Parking PensacolaDetailed Activities:

  • Parking Plan – Work with the project team to create a parking scheme to allow for ease of unload and loading. In addition, the parking would allow vendors access to vehicles without impeding visitor’s access to the individual vendors.
  • Project Communications – Employ multiple project marketing methods in order to obtain public response and comments regarding probable parking schemes.
  • Public Workshops – Coordinated and facilitated public workshops. Create presentation and support materials including presentation material, handouts, comment sheets, invitations, press releases, required notification documents, etc.

Palafox MarketDowntown Parking Reconfiguration, Pensacola Downtown Improvement Board: EPR was responsible for the development of concepts for reconfiguring parking on key downtown streets in Pensacola.

The parking schemes included lane reductions and introduction of back-in type parking to help better facilitate the weekend downtown market events.


Due to that recognition, EPR has been selected to serve on several engineering service and policy planning organizations such as:

Orange County Urban
Design Board Commission

Florida-Alabama TPO
Technical Coordination Committee

Northwest Florida Regional
TPO Technical Coordination

and more.

Through our staff’s knowledge and background with local municipalities, EPR has a unique understanding of the: Florida TRIP program, Senate Bill 360 and the Fair Share Mitigation Act.



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