Donald Shoup

March 29, 2012, 9am PDT
John Yung looks at how an overabundance of off-street parking spaces and outdated parking policies are harming Cincinnati's downtown rebound, and proposes three solutions to address the city's parking problem.
UrbanCincy
December 13, 2011, 12pm PST
In San Francisco, a performance parking pilot program has not had as big an impact as many thought it would. According to Michael Perkins, "Even with high rates, popular blocks still fill up, and other blocks remain under-filled even at low prices."
Greater Greater Washington
April 10, 2011, 1pm PDT
Parking guru Donald Shoup writes for the Cato Institute, a libertarian think-tank, explaining why free markets and free parking go together.
Cato Institute
January 2, 2011, 7am PST
Donald Shoup's market-based parking concept comes to another city, this time, Seattle.
The Seattle Times
October 21, 2010, 5am PDT
75 years after the first meter was installed in Oklahoma City, cities are beginning to rethink traditional parking regulation strategies. Tom Vanderbilt considers the options.
Slate
August 25, 2010, 12pm PDT
Higher parking meter prices have helped allow more people to park in the Brooklyn neighborhood even while easing congestion.
Streetsblog
November 6, 2009, 1pm PST
An exhibit currently at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. explains how the architecture and design of parking lots evolved, and why. Meanwhile, the Parking Show of Shows conference takes place nearby with a different take.
The Washington Post
July 27, 2009, 6am PDT
A new study identifies innovative approaches to efficiently manage San Francisco's curbside parking supply, particularly in neighborhoods.
San Francisco County Transportation Authority
Feature
July 27, 2009, 5am PDT




Andrea Broaddus
Blog post
July 8, 2009, 7pm PDT

Everybody knows that most, if not all, of downtown businesses' customers arrive by car.  So it's intuitive to try to come up with a way to encourage drivers - who normally wouldn't venture downtown - to hop into their rides and cruise on down to Main Street to shop for wares.  If we could do this, just think of all the new business we'd be stimulating!  In continuing with this logic, it's also a given that it's impossible for would-be customers to actually get to downtown without the essential attaché to driving, gasoline.  So, isn't it therefore intuitive to suggest that if cities were to give away a little bit of gas to each customer – you know, to kind-of thank them for their generosity - then customers would find an overwhelming incentiv

Ian Sacs
March 4, 2009, 5am PST
Legislation written by State Senator Alan Lowenthal (D-Long Beach) would require parking reform in the "Donald Shoup" mold in almost every city in California.
Los Angeles Streetsblog
January 12, 2009, 6am PST
San Francisco's federally-funded parking experiment SFPark will be a live test of the theories of dynamic parking management popularized by Donald Shoup.
Streetsblog San Francisco
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