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Danville considering permit parking in west-side neighborhoods

Original post made on Oct 18, 2016

The Danville Town Council is set Tuesday to debate creating a new residential parking permit program on 10 neighborhood streets on the west side of town near San Ramon Valley High School.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, October 17, 2016, 11:34 AM

Comments (8)

Posted by Last one in high school
a resident of Danville
on Oct 18, 2016 at 6:25 am

So this sounds great for the home owners (and it should) but doesn't even address the real issue of where the kids are supposed to park! They still need to drive to school and park somewhere!!

Posted by Dan Davis
a resident of Danville
on Oct 18, 2016 at 8:35 am

The City needs to address what happens if there are more than two drivers/cars at a particular address.

Posted by dot
a resident of Danville
on Oct 18, 2016 at 8:44 am

With regard to parking, and having nothing to do with San Ramon High School, parking at the Danville Park and Ride has become frustrating because of the Google/Genentech buses that pick people up at this location. I live in Danville, take County Connection to BART, and if we get to the parking lot for anything later than the 7:15 am bus, you will find 1 or 2 parking spaces remaining. There are two more express buses leaving after this time. I don't know what type of agreement Danville has with these private buses, but something needs to be done to assist the folks who are living here and taking County Connection to BART. It has gotten very bad in the last 6 months.

Posted by Concerned
a resident of Danville
on Oct 18, 2016 at 9:41 am

In addition, by only offering permit parking to specific streets, the town will only be pushing the kids to go further, like Del Amigo Road, which has occurred in the past.

Posted by Louise
a resident of Danville
on Oct 18, 2016 at 10:56 am

Parking is an issue and will continue to be in the future. Now that the Danville Hotel site is fully complete and has a brewery and new pizza place (this makea about the 10th one we have in town!), parking is difficult at best. There is a new retail building with no parking on site across from Lunardi's which will exacerbate parking again! What's with the city planners and council? They seem not to care or want to ignore this issue. It's only going to get worse. I know many who avoid downtown and shop in San Ramon or Walnut Creek. Let's not even talk about Trader Joe's and find parking when you want to shop.

Posted by Jane
a resident of Danville
on Oct 18, 2016 at 11:21 am

I agree with Dot. I also take that same bus at the Park and Ride and it is getting harder to find parking. Another place needs to be found for the Google/Genentech big buses. I emailed the Town Council members to discuss this.

Posted by Danville Mom
a resident of Danville
on Oct 21, 2016 at 10:07 am

I suggest a more aggressive approach to the students carpooling. I have a lot of sympathy for those living near the school and how their own access has been compromised... unable to find parking near their own homes due to student parking. I know people who have to endure kids getting high in their cars amongst other things.
There isn't enough land to build another lot for the students such as at Monte Vista so it must be worked out with the existing spaces.
It's a privilege for the students to drive...not a right. I say this as a parent of two students.
The parents must be proactive in helping to solve the problem either by enforcing car pools and or, heaven forbid, driving their kids.
I support the homeowners reclaiming their streets.

Posted by Joe Hearst
a resident of Danville
on Oct 21, 2016 at 11:55 am

I left early. Was any decision made at the meeting? If so, what was it?

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