With over 5,000 public parking spaces in Downtown Worcester, parking – and its location, condition, design, and cost – is an important concern of municipal government. Parking in Worcester: Left by the Curb urges the City to elevate the discussion of parking by creating a Parking Division that reports directly to the Commissioner of Public Works & Parks. It calls for a dedicated enterprise fund that includes both enhanced revenues and fines. Smart investments in operations, maintenance, design, and technology, outlined in a considered master plan, will ensure that Downtown parking is a contributing element to a broader transportation network and economic development approach. Read Parking in Worcester: Left by the Curb and learn what it takes to find that perfect parking spot.