McKay Park Temporary Parking Restriction Program
A temporary parking restriction area adjacent to McKay Park will be in effect starting July 1, 2019. In order to provide access for residents and patrons of area businesses as well as park users at McKay Park and Bend Whitewater Park, the City of Bend is partnering with Bend Parks and Recreation District and has created a McKay Park temporary parking restriction program. For more information, visit the McKay Park temporary restriction area page.
Downtown Parking Advisory Committee
The Downtown Parking Advisory Committee was formed as a result of the goals outlined in the Downtown Strategic Parking Management Plan adopted on June 7, 2017. For details about the committee, go to Downtown Parking Advisory Committee page.
Riverside Parking Program
In order to provide easier access to Drake Park, the City of Bend partnered with Bend Parks and Recreation District to trial a Riverside Parking pilot program in the summer of 2018. The pilot was a success and Riverside was added to the downtown parking district in 2019. The parking limit is four-hours along Riverside Boulevard.
South Mirror Pond Parking Lot Redesign
In order to improve functionality and safety, the City redesigned the South Mirror Pond Parking Lot (SMPPL). Construction was completed on June 4, 2019. For more information, visit the project page.
Downtown Parking Study
The City completed a Parking Study focused on the downtown area to identify parking issues and recommend potential approaches to improve the area. For more information, visit the Downtown Parking Study page.