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2 days ago
Real estate and investment experts see more and more urban parking lots as attractive locations for redevelopment—usually for multi-family residential buildings.
The Investor
3 days ago
Transit planners in the region around Toronto are planning a "parking modernization" program that will charge for parking at GO stations and hope to provide new ways to access the system—without a car.
The Globe and Mail
January 13, 2020, 9am PST
Parking garages and lots could help shape the new mobility landscape in important ways that go far beyond storing cars.
Smart Cities Dive
December 23, 2019, 10am PST
The San Bruno Avenue Multimodal Improvement Project moved forward in San Francisco despite local resistance. The planning and political calculus behind the project is a sign of more to come in the City by the Bay.
San Francisco Chronicle
December 10, 2019, 5am PST
Free street parking in much of New York City means lost revenue, but it also affects the urban landscape and the quality of people’s lives. So how much is all that street space really worth?
Bloomberg Opinion
November 26, 2019, 5am PST
Cities not named from Boston in Massachusetts are explored for lessons in contemporary parking regulations.
CommonWealth
November 4, 2019, 11am PST
New York is a great city that breaks many rules of urban planning. Here's what its imperfections can teach us about city building.
Congress for the New Urbanism
November 2, 2019, 7am PDT
Conversations about radically overhauling parking regulations in New York City, as the Big Apple is surprisingly behind the times when it comes to innovative approaches to parking.
Gothamist
October 22, 2019, 8am PDT
The benefits of equitable mobility policy will extend to equitable housing outcomes, according to this article published by Sidewalk Labs.
Sidewalk Talk
October 3, 2019, 1pm PDT
A long-standing policy allows parking in front of churches and synagogues but leaves cars blocking bike lanes, and cyclists want the practice to end.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
September 26, 2019, 7am PDT
Billions of development dollars have found their way to Philadelphia's Center City since the beginning of 2018, but parking is no longer a profitable proposition.
WHYY
September 17, 2019, 1pm PDT
Eve Kessler shares news of a new film from Streetfilms that documents the efforts of a neighborhood in Amsterdam to activate a street liberated from parking.
StreetsBlog NYC
August 19, 2019, 1pm PDT
New development coming to Downtown Pittsburgh lacks sufficient parking, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
August 9, 2019, 7am PDT
At 25 cents an hour, Nevada City, California's meter rates weren't bringing in enough to pay the employees managing them. A fourfold increase will also help the town confront wildfire risk.
CityLab
July 18, 2019, 7am PDT
The Houston Council voted yesterday to extend its market-base parking program.
Rice Kinder Institute for Urban Research
July 1, 2019, 9am PDT
"Seattle is still a car town at heart," Danny Westneat writes, pointing to a number of gargantuan new parking garages like the 2,300-stall complex at Expedia's new headquarters.
The Seattle Times
June 14, 2019, 1pm PDT
Why isn't there a place for a major grocery store brand in the downtown of one of the most economically active cities in the country?
The Mercury News
June 8, 2019, 11am PDT
What the city of Amsterdam will gain by removing cars from on-street parking space.
CityLab
May 24, 2019, 10am PDT
With bills on the table to update its zoning code, Philadelphia may be poised to slow the pace of its housing construction.
Philadelphia Inquirer - Philly.com
May 16, 2019, 7am PDT
One perhaps overlooked detail of an ambitious Vision Zero bill proposed last week for Washington, D.C.: a provision that would allow ordinary citizens to issue parking tickets.
WTOP