While critiquing one of my blog posts, Prof. Randall Crane asked: "Is any parking regulation a net social burden or only 1.75 spaces per Jacksonville, Florida apartment?" This question in turn is an example of a broader question: how do we resolve an issue when we don’t know, and perhaps have no way of knowing, the ideal empirical answer? Opinion
Oct 26, 2010 By
In the last 2 years, New York's Broadway has given up 3.5 miles of traffic lanes and parking to bike lanes and pedestrian access, and gained a significant improvement in congestion and accident rates.
Sep 24, 2010 New Urban Network
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) begins a two-year tryout of new parking technologies.
Sep 20, 2010 New Urban Network
Unlike at other beach resorts, the New Smyrna Beach traffic accidents happen on the beach itself. Sea turtles receive protection from the traffic allowed on the beach, but not children. On Sept. 5, a 4-year was run over fatally, the 2nd this year.
Sep 12, 2010 The New York Times - U.S.
Urbanists have rightfully been wary of libertarianism in the past, says Stephen Smith, but a new crop of Jane Jacobs-loving libertarians could change that perception.
Aug 26, 2010 Market Urbanism
Higher parking meter prices have helped allow more people to park in the Brooklyn neighborhood even while easing congestion.
Aug 25, 2010 Streetsblog
Los Angeles is planning to undertake a year-long experiment in demand-based pricing on parking in its downtown. The dynamic parking system will be put in place next summer.
Aug 24, 2010 Los Angeles Times
This op-ed from <em>The New York Times</em> looks at the economics of free parking, and argues that many of those spaces should have a price tag.
Aug 16, 2010 The New York Times
Neighbors are in uproar over a 71-unit affordable housing project planned on a bus-turnaround in a residential area of San Francisco because it provides only 7 parking spaces. Is smart growth planning getting ahead of itself by becoming top-down?
Aug 4, 2010 San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco has begun a two-year test of variably-priced parking meters in an effort to see how pricing affects driving and parking decisions in parts of the city.
Jul 31, 2010 San Francisco Chronicle