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December Free P Returns
Posted: Nov 16, 2017

Media Release

City brings back Free P in downtown Burlington for a fifth year

Burlington, Ont.—Nov. 15, 2017— For the fifth year in a row, the City of Burlington will offer free parking in downtown Burlington throughout the month of December in city lots and on-street parking spaces.

Free P allows vehicles to park in on-street parking spaces for free for up to three hours. For vehicles parked in municipal parking lots or the parking garage at 414 Locust St., there is no maximum time limit. Overnight parking in municipal lots is also allowed.

Motorists with downtown parking permits are reminded to continue to park in their assigned parking lot throughout the month of December in order to maximize the number of parking spaces available for visitors.

The City of Burlington provides 1,500 municipal parking spaces in downtown Burlington and offers free parking year-round in the downtown Monday to Friday after 6 p.m. and all day Saturday, Sunday and holidays.

For more information about parking in Burlington, visit www.burlington.ca/parking.

Burlington is one of Canada’s best and most livable cities, a place where people, nature and business thrive. Sign up to learn more about Burlington at www.burlington.ca/enews and download the free City of Burlington app.

Quotes

Vito Tolone, Director of Transportation

“The holidays are a great time to experience downtown Burlington and all that the local shops and businesses have to offer. The city is pleased to offer free parking to visitors for easy access to Burlington’s vibrant downtown.”

Brian Dean, Executive Director of the Burlington Downtown Business Association and Chair of the Downtown Parking Committee

“Our goal is to keep downtown’s unique shopping and dining experiences top of mind for residents and visitors this holiday season. We want to encourage patrons to explore even more of the services downtown by removing a parking fee from the equation this December.”

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Communications contact:
Sharon Will
Communications Advisor
Office: 905-335-7600, ext. 7483
sharon.will@burlington.ca 
Media contact:
Vito Tolone
Director of Transportation
Office: 905-335-7600, ext. 7976
vito.tolone@burlington.ca

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