Street Parking

Ariel Rosenstock updates San Francisco's progress in implementing the vision set forth by the 2009 San Francisco Bicycle Plan.
Oct 13, 2014   The Architect's Newspaper
For an effective, low-cost alternative to San Francisco’s bank-breaking street parking program, look no further than Seattle.
Oct 26, 2013   The Atlantic Cities
Ongoing research from the University of California Transportation Center documents the detrimental effects that free street parking for the disabled has on city coffers and performance pricing systems. Is it time to reconsider such laws.
Jun 19, 2013   The Atlantic Cities
Lauded by transit advocates, and garnering attention from cities across America, an experimental car-sharing program in Hoboken has proven effective in dissuading private car use. If only the city's residents were as happy with its success.
Sep 7, 2012   The New York Times
Before moving to New York, I'd viewed street design through a fairly simple lens: narrow streets good, wide streets bad.  By and large, I still hold this view.  But after living here for a few months, I have learned that not all wide streets are equally bad.   The wide roads of the South are generally terrible, but New York has made some of its wide streets a bit more pedestrian-friendly.  To see why, go to Google Street View and examine three addresses: 5019 U.S. Opinion
Oct 24, 2011   By Michael Lewyn
After years of preparation, San Francisco has implemented a new system that will adjust the price of parking spots according to supply and demand.
Aug 9, 2010   Good
Inspired by the home-grown Park(ing) Day parking spot conversion event, the city of San Francisco is launching a pilot project to convert street parking in its North Beach neighborhood to outdoor dining areas and public spaces.
Feb 16, 2010   San Francisco Chronicle
Los Angeles explores the possibility of selling off parking garages to manage a budget crisis.
Feb 1, 2010   Los Angeles Times
Austin joins cities across the U.S. and elsewhere in shifting away from individually-metered spaces and towards pay stations in an effort to increase revenue and efficiencies.
Mar 5, 2009   Austin American-Statesman
A suburban city near Austin tried to beautify with a parking ordinance, but city leaders are rethinking it.
Feb 21, 2009   Austin American-Statesman
<p>New technologies promise to revolutionize the hunt for a parking spot in big cities like San Francisco. Donald Shoup is along for the ride.</p>
Jul 14, 2008   The New York Times