Parking Management

February 27, 2018, 5am PST
Ride hailing reduces the need for parking services, as well as parking spaces, and parking companies are feeling the effects. New data comes from a major U.S. parking management company based in San Diego, thanks to the Union-Tribune.
San Diego Union-Tribune
Blog post
January 29, 2018, 9am PST

Parking requirements are the dark matter of the urban universe: they affect transport and land use in mysterious ways. These fun facts illustrate the costs and impacts of economically excessive parking supply.

Todd Litman
April 15, 2017, 1pm PDT
The age-old controversy over the cost of parking in heating up in East Walnut Hills, Cincinnati.
Cincinnati Business Courier
January 16, 2017, 8am PST
How did Vienna, Austria, substantially reduce car trips while increasing bicycling and trips taken by public transportation over 25 years? A new paper published in the International Journal of Sustainable Transportation provides answers.
International Journal of Sustainable Transportation
August 15, 2016, 1pm PDT
A study funded by the city of Pensacola, Florida found that the city's downtown faces a potential parking deficit in the near future, but recommends that weaning people off their cars could reduce parking demand.
Pensacola NewsJournal
May 2, 2016, 10am PDT
As Pittsburgh moves forward on a parking management program to fund neighborhood improvements, take a look at how other cities have adapted this Shoup-inspired redevelopment strategy.
Keystone Crossroads
Feature
November 2, 2015, 2pm PST
An excerpt from the introduction to "Parking Management for Smart Growth," by Richard W. Willson, Ph.D., FAICP. Here Willson argues for parking management strategies as a critical tool for communities to get more out of the space devoted to cars.
Richard Willson
August 26, 2014, 5am PDT
Writing for Smart Growth America, Neha Bhatt provides a survey of innovative parking regulation and management strategies in cities around the country.
Smart Growth America
July 30, 2014, 11am PDT
The "9x18" design team (named after the dimensions of a standard parking space) has evaluated and reimagined New York's parking regulations so they reflect actual parking demand and support affordable housing goals.
Architizer
August 7, 2012, 2pm PDT
Rachel Gordon reports on San Francisco's "aggressive plan to install thousands more parking meters and to expand the hours they operate," which has drivers fuming.
San Francisco Chronicle
April 19, 2012, 11am PDT
Ariel Schwartz profiles Streetline and their suite of applications that are collectively transforming the way we manage, locate, and reserve parking.
Fast Company Co.Exist
July 27, 2010, 1pm PDT
Sausalito, just across the Bay from SF, has replaced attendants with pay stations in four parking lots. While embedded sensors monitor vehicle activity in the lots, residents are given a tag to hang in their vehicles providing 3 hours free parking.
Marin Independent Journal
September 17, 2009, 12pm PDT
A 42-storey condo building to be built in Toronto will include parking for nine car-share vehicles and 315 bicycles but no on-site parking spaces for residents’ private automobiles.
Toronto Star
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