By Terrance Thornton | Digital Free Press
To the chagrin of motorists everywhere the idea of traveling to a downtown sector and finding the elusive convenient parking spot can, in of itself, be a serious deterrent to the economic prospects of any live, work and play environment — Old Town Scottsdale is no exception.
Downtown Scottsdale — and its Old Town sector — has a parking problem one member of City Council contends as the local governing board recently held a public discussion on challenges reported around the scarcity of parking spots.
At the March 21 work study discussion, which was led by Scottsdale Development Area Manager Bryan Cluff; and Public Works Director Dan Worth, provided an overview of parking stock, challenges and new efforts to cure concerns in the Old Town and downtown sectors.
According to the Old Town Character Area Plan, Old Town Scottsdale is bounded by Chaparral Road to the north, Earll Drive to the south, 68th Street to the west and Miller Road to the east.