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Performance Measures & Quick Facts

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Performance Measures

Service ObjectivesMeasureWhy Measure?
To ensure there is adequate supply of parking for residents, business owners and people visiting, recreating and doing business in Saint John. Citizen Satisfaction: Percentage of residents that are satisfied with the availability of parking in Saint John.
(Data collected as part of the Citizen Survey)
Citizen satisfaction with parking availability is an indicator of how well the City, through the Parking Commission, is addressing the parking needs of the community.
To provide parking with a method of reasonable cost sharing among the City, business interests and users. Cost Sharing: Percentage of total operating costs for the parking system covered by revenue generated. Public parking will continue to be a cost to the City in order to support economic development. Equitable cost sharing with business and users with the City is an indicator of a sustainable public service.

Quick Facts

    • 700 metered and pay and display on-street parking spaces in the uptown area (serviced or pay and display)
    • Approximately 2,200 spaces in thirty-eight (38) surfaced parking lots uptown
    • Approximately 1,650 spaces in three (3) centrally located garages
    • Average of 35,000 parking tickets issued on an annual basis
    • Average of 1,100 residential parking permits issued annually (800 permanent, 300 temporary)