Park Tucson Mission & Overview

Park Tucson Overview

Park Tucson offers conveniently-located on-street parking, parking garages, and parking lots in Downtown Tucson and along the Sun Link modern streetcar route. We also manage resident and non-resident (business/commuter and student) on-street permit parking programs in neighborhoods around the University of Arizona and the business districts along the Sun Link line. We offer parking near government and other offices in Downtown, as well as cultural, retail, dining and entertainment venues from the Mercado District on Tucson's West Side to the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center area. For parking information call (520) 791-5071 or email us at parktucson@tucsonaz.gov

Park Tucson Mission

Park Tucson’s mission is to professionally manage the City of Tucson’s parking assets to provide safe, accessible, and convenient parking as an integral part of the continuum of mobility in the Tucson community.   Professional operation of parking facilities, services, and enforcement facilitates economic development, enhances neighborhood quality of life, and supports public safety, in conjunction with other modes of transportation.

Park Tucson is a financially self-sustaining division of the City of Tucson Department of Transportation.  It is focused on providing exemplary customer service and presenting a professional, inviting image for the City of Tucson’s parking assets and services. 

Park Tucson Commission

The Park Tucson Commission, an appointed citizens advisory body representing business, neighborhoods, government, and other interests in the Sun Link Streetcar Corridor, works with Park Tucson to develop and implement parking policies and strategies for the area. The Commission also assists Park Tucson and the City of Tucson with parking planning.

The Commission is composed of 16 members, each appointed by a stakeholder entity. Individual members serve at the pleasure of their appointing organization. The following organizations have standing seats on the Commission:

  • Campus-Community Relations Commission (CCRC)
  • Tucson Metro Chamber
  • Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC)
  • City Manager (2 positions)
  • Downtown Tucson Partnership (DTP)
  • Fourth Avenue Merchants Association (FAMA)
  • Marshall Foundation/Main Gate Square
  • Visit Tucson
  • University of Arizona
  • Ward 1
  • Ward 2
  • Ward 3
  • Ward 4
  • Ward 5
  • Ward 6

The Commission meets monthly on the third Tuesday of the month, at 7:30am in the Park Tucson Conference Room at 110 East Pennington Street, Suite 150, just west of 6th Avenue, except in January and February when the Commission meets on the third Wednesday of the month. The Commission meets more often as needed, and its meetings are publicly noticed. Members of the public are welcome to attend, and there is a standing item on the Commission agendas for Call to the Audience.

The next meeting: TBD       The agenda for the October 23, 2018 meeting.

Minutes from the October 23, 2018 meeting will be available as soon as possible.

Availability of Agendas

Park Tucson Commission Agendas are available from the City Clerk’s Office.

Mayor and Council Agendas are available through the City Clerk’s Office or on the Mayor and Council web site.