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| v2 - LEED 2.0

Alternative transportation - parking capacity

SSc4.4 | Possible 1 point

Intent

Reduce pollution and land development impacts from single occupancy vehicle use.

Requirements

Option 1 — non-residential
  • Size parking capacity to not exceed minimum local zoning requirements.

OR

Option 2 — non-residential

For projects that provide parking for less than 3% of FTE building occupants:

  • Provide preferred parking for carpools or vanpools, marked as such, for 3% of total provided parking spaces.
  • OR

    Option 3 — residential
    • Size parking capacity to not exceed minimum local zoning requirements, AND, provide infrastructure and support programs to facilitate shared vehicle usage such as carpool drop-off areas, designated parking for vanpools, or car-share services, ride boards, and shuttle services to mass transit.

    OR

    Option 4 — all

    Provide no new parking.

    Notes:

    “Preferred parking” refers to the parking spots that are closest to the main entrance of the project (exclusive of spaces designated for handicapped) or parking passes provided at a discounted price.

    See Appendix 1 – Default Occupancy Counts for occupancy count requirements and guidance.

    When parking minimums are not defined by relevant local zoning requirements, or when there are no local zoning requirements, either:

    A) Meet the requirements of Portland, Oregon, Zoning Code: Title 33, Chapter 33.266 (Parking and Loading)

    OR, if this standard is not appropriate for the building type,

    B) Install 25% less parking than the building type's average listed in the Institute of Transportation Engineers' Parking Generation study, 3rd Edition.

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