Back-in angle parking may be something new to the Fox Cities, but it can be found communities across the country. As part of a project to review the existing parking conditions at a location on North Water Street, it became evident that the benefits of back-in angle parking just might be what’s needed to address the problems that have plagued parking there for years. Check out the information below on how to back-in angle park and why the City implemented it:
What is back-in angle parking?
Unlike the more common front-in angle parking, instead of pulling forward into a stall first and then backing, back-in angle parking has the stall lines flipped so you back into a stall first and pull forward when leaving. Here’s a graphic as to how back-in angle parking works:
Why even consider back-in angle parking?
Where is the city implementing back-in angle parking?
The city has been testing back-in angle parking on West North Water Street adjacent to the YMCA and St. Paul’s Church. The adjustments were implemented on July 22, 2016.
Why is North Water Street considered a good candidate for back-in angle parking?
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