The City of Kissimmee held a ribbon cutting ceremony this morning for its new Intermodal Center Parking Garage located in Downtown Kissimmee.
The City’s new $9 Million, 398 space parking garage marks the completion of a major milestone in the overall long-term redevelopment vision that is coming to life within Downtown Kissimmee. The new Intermodal Center Parking garage is one piece of the City’s Intermodal Facility that includes an existing Lynx transfer station, Amtrak, Greyhound, and a soon to be completed SunRail station/platform.
“By having to fund the cost of only permits, which totaled just over one percent of the total project cost, the City of Kissimmee is grateful for the Florida Department of Transportation for funding and constructing this beautiful, $9 million facility in Downtown Kissimmee” said Mayor Jose Alvarez.
This new parking garage will serve not only as a garage for Intermodal Transportation Center users, but also serve as a lot for the general downtown area, Kissimmee Lakefront Park, and the City’s future circulator bus program that will quickly move riders around the downtown area.
Mayor Alvarez also added that the facility’s “design reflects the historic train depot and will complement the design of the SunRail platforms currently under construction next to the garage”.
The Intermodal Center Parking Garage is expected to be open to the public within the next week.
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