Parking in Burlington, VT: A Change for the Better

The Team

The City Council passed a resolution in November 2013 that formally launched the Downtown Parking Improvement Initiative. Since then, the Parking Team, comprised of representatives from the organizations below, has been working to find solutions to the City’s parking challenges.  Other important partners include the Burlington Police Department and the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission. Click here to see the City Council resolution.

Burlington Business Association
  • The BBA is a private membership organization that advocates on behalf of Burlington’s business community. Our alliance of more than 260 diverse businesses shares the goal of stewarding and promoting Burlington’s economic vitality. The BBA focuses on issues that directly impact Burlington businesses, such as transportation and parking, public safety, infrastructure maintenance and improvement, cleanliness, signage, taxes, and zoning, and we voice the business community’s concerns and interests in a variety of forums.
Community & Economic Development Office
  • CEDO is a department of the City of Burlington. We work with the community to foster economic vitality; preserve and enhance neighborhoods, quality of life and the environment; and promote equity and opportunity for all residents of Burlington.
Department of Public Works
  • DPW stewards Burlington’s infrastructure and environment by delivering efficient, effective, and equitable public services. We work 24/7 to maintain Burlington’s water, wastewater, stormwater, street, sidewalk and parking infrastructure. Our downtown parking system includes 3 municipal garages, over 1,000 on-street spaces and a five downtown surface lots. The Public Works Commission establishes the regulations for parking across the City including the Residential Parking Program.
Parking Advisory Committee
  • The PAC represents a cross-section of parking stakeholders and community leaders responsible for overseeing the development of the new Parking Management Plan for the City of Burlington. For a list of Parking Advisory Committee members, click here.