Chandler Celebrates New Downtown Parking Garage

Published: Monday, September 10, 2018 - 5:00am
Updated: Monday, September 10, 2018 - 5:10am
(Photo by City of Chandler)
The Overstreet Parking Garage in downtown Chandler.

As Chandler focuses on bringing more retail, restaurants and offices downtown, leaders also want to keep it car friendly.

The city recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony atop a five-story garage. It’s Chandler’s first downtown garage on the west side of Arizona Avenue and part of the Overstreet development, a $25 million project that will feature a theatre, shops and restaurants.

“These additional spaces will continue Chandlers tradition of providing free parking,” said Mayor Jay Tibshraeny in a prepared statement.

The Overstreet garage features 350 spaces that are available 24 hours a day. The city also launched a free downtown shuttle service called the “Wave.”

Operating Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 5 to 9 p.m., the shuttle service will pick up people from the new garage and three others nearby and take them to downtown destinations.

The city’s budget also includes nearly $500 million to improve downtown streets.

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