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Parking consultant says Steamboat Springs doesn’t have a ‘big’ downtown parking problem, but challenges remain

Traffic moves through downtown Steamboat Springs. A consultant from Denver told a crowd Tuesday night that while he doesn't think Steamboat has a 'big' parking problem right now

Parking survey results show most respondents favor free parking

Community members on Tuesday night were able to hear the results of a parking opinion survey the city has been conducting in recent weeks.

Here is a breakdown of the results from the first 359 responses:

70 percent of respondents said parking is generally available on weekdays

34 percent said parking is generally available on weekends

59 percent said parking is generally available in the evenings

46 percent said a lack of convenient parking deters them from going downtown

67 percent said they do not want to see the most convenient parking spaces in the downtown corridor be subject to parking meters