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.
Oct 21, 2010 Slate
Higher parking meter prices have helped allow more people to park in the Brooklyn neighborhood even while easing congestion.
Aug 25, 2010 Streetsblog
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.
Nov 6, 2009 The Washington Post
A new study identifies innovative approaches to efficiently manage San Francisco's curbside parking supply, particularly in neighborhoods.
Jul 27, 2009 San Francisco County Transportation Authority
The "parking puzzle" plagues cities all over the world, but it gets easier to solve when good ideas are shared. Andrea Broaddus and Michael Kodransky attended the recent World Parking Symposium and report back on some of the latest technologies and innovations. Exclusive
Jul 27, 2009 By
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 gi Opinion
Jul 8, 2009 By
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.
Mar 4, 2009 Los Angeles Streetsblog
San Francisco's federally-funded parking experiment SFPark will be a live test of the theories of dynamic parking management popularized by Donald Shoup.
Jan 12, 2009 Streetsblog San Francisco