Draft plan challenges call for more parking

The ideas for improvements to the village of Penn Yan’s circulation, accessibility and parking do not call for immediate addition of more parking. But the consultants who are reviewing the village’s current parking issues say a five-step approach will help the village better use its existing parking supply.

During a presentation of their findings so far, representatives from Ingalls Planning & Design explained building new parking spaces should not be planned until the existing parking is better used.

“The village has a parking problem, but adding to the supply of parking is not necessarily the optimal solution and it doesn’t provide a long term fix,” according to the consultant’s display.

The Chronicle Express

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