Dynamic Pricing

Chicago, Illinois

Opinion: Chicago Needs an Office of Parking Management

The city of Chicago needs a local agency empowered to planning, studying, or managing parking, according to a recent opinion piece published by Streetsblog Chicago.

August 11, 2021 - Streetsblog Chicago

Parking

Parking Reform: Dynamic Pricing Expected Soon in Arlington County, Virginia

The dynamic, demand-based pricing is on its way to Northern Virginia.

December 10, 2020 - Arl Now

Outdoor Dining

Imagining the Curb Zones of the Not So Distant Future

Five panelists discussed the future of curbside parking and agree that there are technological and financial incentives to change priorities for these spaces.

November 6, 2020 - StreetsBlog NYC

New York City Traffic

E-ZPass Could Limit the Effectiveness of NYC's Congestion Charge

The known quantity of the EZ Pass system could prevent innovations in congestion pricing that would prevent the challenges since London enacted a similar policy.

December 9, 2019 - Wired

Wrigley Field

Dynamic Parking Prices Lack Political Will, Local Support Near Wrigley Field

Setting the example for the rest of city was too tough a pill to swallow for businesses located near Wrigley Field.

October 23, 2018 - Chicago Tribune

On-Street Parking

Dynamic Parking Prices Coming to Milwaukee

One of the key elements of progressive parking policy, as recommended by Donald Shoup, is on the way to the on-street parking meters in the city of Milwaukee.

September 14, 2018 - Urban Milwaukee

Parking Sign

Two New Parking Policies Put Portland in the Lead on Parking

Portland will implement dynamic meter pricing and parking districts, making it the leader in progressive parking policies in the Pacific Northwest, according to this article.

August 15, 2018 - Sightline Institute

Maximum Toll on Utah's Interstate 15 Express Lanes Just Doubled

But is it high enough? Everything is relative, and with the prior toll being only a buck per zone, the hope is that $2, which took effect Saturday, will cause some motorists to carpool to keep speeds at 55 mph during peak hours.

July 16, 2018 - The Salt Lake Tribune

A Subway Breakdown Causes Tolls to Skyrocket on 66 Express Lanes

An illustration of the intricate relationship between public transit and highways occurred on April 5 when two lines of the D.C. Metro broke down during the peak morning commute, sending many would-be riders to drive I-66 to D.C. instead.

April 11, 2018 - The Washington Post

Parking Meters

Higher Prices Created More Parking Spaces in Boston

The results of a parking pilot project are in.

February 26, 2018 - WBUR

Toll Road

Dynamic Tolling Done Right—VDOT Shows the Way

Virginia's 66 Express Lanes feature uncapped tolls that change every six minutes with the level of congestion, with most revenue benefiting transit. Carpools travel free, but solo-drivers in electric vehicles pay like others.

January 3, 2018 - Business Insider

About Those $40 Charges on Virginia's I-66

The peak tolls achieved during the first week of operation of the new HOT lanes on I-66 in Virginia raised eyebrows this week. Here's a closer look at the data behind the new system.

December 9, 2017 - Greater Greater Washington

I-66 Virginia

New Tolls on I-66 in Virginia Hit $40 on Day Two

The idea behind congestion pricing is to create at least some disincentive for driving. The new tolls I-66, which reached $34.50 on Monday and $40 on Tuesday, are certainly accomplishing that goal.

December 7, 2017 - The Washington Post

Boston Parking Meter

Boston Mayor Wants to End Dynamic Pricing for Parking

Boston residents didn't like being charged more for parking at peak hours in the Seaport and the Back Bay, and Mayor Martin J. Walsh has heard their complaints.

September 20, 2017 - Boston Herald

Parking

ParkDC to Bring Dynamic Pricing to Chinatown Parking Spaces

The District Department of Transportation is expanding its experiments with dynamic parking prices.

October 20, 2016 - WAMU

Empty Parking Lot

How Cities Are Slimming Down on Parking

Cities around the world are finding ways to go on a parking diet, freeing up unused space. San Francisco and Philadelphia are two U.S. leaders, while cities like Paris, Copenhagen, and Zurich pursue even more aggressive measures.

October 2, 2016 - The Guardian

Family Parking

Parking Reform in San Diego Starts in the Neighborhoods

Citizens and businesses owners are actively involved in modernizing parking policies and assets in San Diego in a district by district approach, writes San Diego parking guru Bill Keller.

May 1, 2016 - UrbDeZine

The Golden State of Disabled Drivers

"Something is wrong," proclaimed Los Angeles Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D), "when one in eight California drivers claims a disability." Gatto has introduced two bills: one to address disabled parking, the other could promote variable pricing of parking.

April 4, 2016 - Streetsblog California

Los Angeles Harbor Freeway

Slow Express Lanes Causes L.A. County Metro to Tinker With Toll Pricing

As more solo-commuters have moved into the express pay lanes designed to quickly move traffic on Los Angeles's congested freeway system, speeds have dropped and L.A. Metro officials are looking to pricing disincentives to speed things up again.

February 16, 2016 - San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Parking

A New Era of On-Street Parking Policies

The influence of Donald Shoup's classic book, "The High Cost of Free Parking," is becoming more and more apparent in more and more cities around the country.

February 5, 2016 - Pew Charitable Trusts

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