Car Parking

Electric Scooters

Parking Study: Scooter Scofflaws Far Outnumbered by Car Scofflaws

The worst offenders of parking violations on the streets today aren't scooters—they're food delivery and ride-hailing drivers.

March 5, 2020 - Cornell Chronicle

Parking Lot

App Detects Open Parking Spaces with 99% Accuracy

Technology startup Parkifi seeks to use the Internet of Things to address the long-lamented problem of congestion created by drivers seeking parking.

December 5, 2016 - The Denver Post


How a Cartoon Enabled Meaningful Parking Reform in Ottawa

Want parking reform without tears?

September 18, 2016 - CityLab

Food Cart

Can Google's 'Popular Times' Feature Change the Way We Plan?

Google's Popular Times can contribute toward better car parking and street planning, but it also has the potential to radically change how we plan.

March 19, 2016 - Medium

Empty Parking Garage

The Citizen Kane of Parking Cartoons

The City of Ottawa (Canada) has produced an animated video to engage the public as it goes about reviewing its minimum parking standards, some of which date back to the 1960s.

December 4, 2015 - City of Ottawa

Parking Sign Blue

Three Parking Solutions for Three Growing Cities

As a new wave of people flood cities to live, work, and play, many arrive on four wheels: cars, which are creating massive headaches for city planners and drivers.

September 29, 2015 - Elevation DC

Condo Development

The Failure of Preservation

Attempts to limit new construction to preserve neighborhood character are an example of "beggar thy neighbor" politics.

August 5, 2015 - Michael Lewyn

Japan Shared Space

On the Pros and Cons of Driveways

Whether driveways are anti-urban or 'anti-pedestrian' depends on how we segregate street uses. As shared spaces where they cross sidewalks, driveways inform the wider question: what makes for a good street?

May 13, 2015 - Urban Kchoze

Welcome to Minnesota

Op-Ed: Minneapolis Pedestrian Bridge to Nowhere

Okay, technically it leads to the new Vikings stadium, but Nick Magrino doubts its benefits justify $6 million of public spending. A proportion of the Metropolitan Council is inclined to agree.

April 27, 2015 - MinnPost

1954 Report Explains a lot About Parking Requirements, Shopping Centers

Historic planning documents, like those found in the APA's Planning Advisory Service, are full of lessons about how past planning doctrines failed their intentions, and it's always a good time for planners to re-evaluate their antecedents.

March 3, 2015 - Strong Towns

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