Parking

A new tool from TransForm shows where parking is underutilized in the Bay Area, even finding wasted space in a city as notorious for parking difficulties as San Francisco.
Sep 24, 2014   Next City
Officials are at a loss to explain why parking tickets issued in New York's East Village have decreased by almost half between 2009 and 2010.
Sep 11, 2011   DNAInfo
Shoup might love it or hate it. Rather than allowing the city, neighborhood, or homeowner to profit from unpriced curb parking by establishing a “parking benefit district”, the transient motorist auctions the spot upon departure...on an iPhone!
Sep 1, 2011   DNAinfo.com
A new app puts parking spots on the open market, as drivers sell access to the spots they are vacating.
Aug 16, 2011   GOOD Magazine
The location of parked cars can either destroy walkability or enhance it, writes urbanist Steve Mouzon.
Aug 5, 2011   The Original Green Blog
Philadelphia is opening its first "parklet" -- a small public park space built on street parking spaces.
Aug 4, 2011   The Philadelphia Inquirer
Zoning codes that mandate a certain number of parking spaces for businesses that serve on-site alcoholic beverages are inconsistent with law enforcement's campaign against drunk driving, says Eric de Place.
Jul 22, 2011   Sightline Daily
Cities plan to cut off individual parking garages is a gamble, says Josie Garthwaite in National Geographic -- yet making it impossible to park is one of the few yet most effective tools that reduces driving.
Jul 20, 2011   National Geographic
It's the opposite of conventional transportation policy in American cities that places motorist convenience in high priority (think 'level of service'). This story shows what European cities are doing to get motorists out of cars.
Jun 27, 2011   The New York Times - Environment
Once thought to be only needed in dense inner cities, underground parking lots are being built now in suburban areas to reduce the use of space in tightening quarters.
Jun 2, 2011   The Washington Post
Generally speaking, elected officials don't campaign for higher fees. However, in this op-ed, D.C. Councilman Tommy Wells draws a connections between higher residential parking fees, improved public transit, and better access to street paking.
May 27, 2011   The Washington Post - Opinions