Annapolis prepares for big event parking problems – CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) – The city of Annapolis will host a number of major downtown events from March through May to attract visitors from across the state — putting pressure on the city’s limited parking spaces, according to a report. city ​​officials.

The event list includes Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Parade, which will run from March 25 to 26.

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The city will then host a Community of Africans event on April 2.

And the Annapolis Spring Sailing Show will run from April 29 to May 1.

These events can attract large numbers of people, and parking restrictions are associated with the construction of the Noah Hillman Garage, so visitors are encouraged to plan for parking and transit, according to city officials.

For example, during the boat show, the City Dock surface lot, Donner surface lot and Basil surface lot will be closed for the time being although they will be accessible during other events, city officials said. street said.

However, people can use public transport to get to downtown Annapolis.

Circulator shuttles and streetcars run relatively frequently between parking locations near the city center, according to city officials.

The shuttle will run continuously from Park Place to City Dock.

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Alternatively, you can pre-purchase parking near the garage for the Spring Sailing Show by visiting AnnapolisParking.com.

There will be an additional 1,000 parking spaces at Navy Stadium. City officials say visitors who choose to park there can take a $2 shuttle to and from the Attorney General’s Mall.

CIRCUIT PLAN: Circulator will create a continuous loop from Park Place to City Dock. Download the Annapolis Circulator app on Apple or Android or visit website to track the location of the shuttle in real time. The Circulator Shuttle will stop at or near the following stations:

  • Park Place Garage, One Park Place (enter next to Miss Shirley’s)
  • West Garrett, 275 West Street
  • Knighton Garage, 1A Colonial Avenue
  • Graduate Hotel, 126 West Street
  • Gotts Garage, 25 NW Street (walking distance to West Street in Calvert)
  • Larkin Lot (surface lot), Larkin Street near West Street
  • Visitor Center (surface lot), Northwest Street at Calvert . Street
  • South Street (surface lot), South Street outside the Cathedral Circle

MEN-MINUTES TEST TIME: Ten minutes from the city center Tram will create a continuous loop from Calvert at West Street to Market Space and can be flagged at any point along the route. Pickup trucks are available at the following garages:

  • Gotts Garage, 25 Northwest Street
  • Whitmore Garage, 25 Clay Street
  • The garage on Calvert Street, 19 St. Johns

During the Spring Sailing Show, downtown street parking will be limited to RESIDENTIAL on the following streets:

  • Prince George Street from Craig Street to East Street
  • Randall Street from Prince George Street to King George Street
  • East Street from Prince George Street to King George Street
  • Green Street, Newman Street and St. Mary.

CLOSE ROAD: During Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Parade, there will be rolling routes for the parade along West Street, Cathedral Circle, Main Street and Dock Street starting at noon on April 2. More information about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Parade. parade, visit: MLK Parade on Facebook.

For information on the Maryland Day Event, visit: www.marylandday.org.

For information on the Annapolis Spring Boat Show, visit www.annapolisboatshows.com.

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MARK YOUR SCHEDULE AND PLAN OTHER UPCOMING STREETS IN ANY ANNAPOLIS:

  • Monday, May 30, Annapolis City Memorial Day Parade;
  • Saturday, June 4, Annapolis Pride Parade and Festival;
  • Saturday, June 18, Annapolis Parade and Festival June 16; and
  • Monday, July 4, the City of Annapolis Independence Day Parade.

https://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2022/03/07/annapolis-prepares-for-parking-issues-as-big-events-loom/ Annapolis prepares for big event parking problems – CBS Baltimore

Jake Nichol

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