Parking is vital in ensuring that people in Islamabad can access the goods and servicesthey need and plays an important part in sustaining the economic health of the city. Italso has a crucial part to play in limiting the amount of traffic and congestion on thecity’s streets. The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has to play a key role inmanaging parking in the city: this report sets out the way in which the CDA intends to doso.The purpose of this report is to analyze the current parking situation in Islamabad and the problems associated with it. And finally the Action plan that will help to improve thecurrent parking situation and, in so, doing:
Support retailing, business and tourism, particularly in the city centre andtraditional district and local shopping centers.
Make it easier for residents, and city trades people and businesses, to park whenand where they need to.
Control the level of travel by car, particularly commuting and travel to edge of town shopping centers, in order to minimize congestion and other adverse effectsof car travel.
Facilitate movement on the city’s streets, particularly by public transport, foot andcycle.The purpose of this report is to set out and justify what the CDA intends to do to make parking in Islamabad easier and to contribute to the City’s prosperity. The results of consultation with residents, trades people, working people, and other businesses, together with market research (interview and by telephone) are reported. The report explains howthese results were then used to develop a list of parking problems experienced in the City,and objectives to deal with them. The report then presents these actions to address them.
Parking is vital in ensuring that people in Islamabad can access the goods and servicesthey need. The Capital Development Authority has to play a key role in managing parking in the city. This document sets out the way in which the CDA intends to manage parking in Islamabad.3