February 4, 2019, 11am PST
Civic San Diego and San Diego planning commissioners approved new parking standards that would eliminate minimums and set maximums of one space per multifamily unit. Those reforms and more must still be approved by the City Council.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
December 21, 2018, 11am PST
The city of San Francisco became the largest city to end minimum parking requirements through the city earlier this month.
December 17, 2018, 10am PST
Under a new plan proposed by the mayor of San Diego, new developments in transit-rich parts of the city would no longer require parking.
December 14, 2018, 6am PST
The range of cities that have recently removed parking mandates could help motivate others that are eyeing new parking policies.
November 28, 2018, 8am PST
A proposal under consideration by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors would eliminate parking requirements citywide.
November 11, 2018, 9am PST
The mayor of San Diego has introduced a major parking reform initiative.
September 21, 2018, 5am PDT
The Cincinnati City Council voted this week to eliminate parking requirements in vast swaths of the downtown urban core.
July 29, 2018, 5am PDT
A proposed Urban Parking Overlay District would end requirements for off-street dedicated parking in two of Cincinnati's busiest neighborhoods.
July 2, 2018, 9am PDT
What does it take to make the bold step toward ending parking minimums in an entire city?
April 3, 2018, 11am PDT
The U.S. city with the best recent history of convincing commuters to ditch the auto commute is taking further steps to make the city a little less car-centric.
February 21, 2018, 8am PST
There are a lot of ways to "right-size" parking, as the city of Seattle is showing with an ordinance under consideration by a City Council committee today.
October 24, 2016, 8am PDT
The Akron City Council will this week decide on legislation that could at it to the roster of cities that have reformed parking requirements.
September 21, 2016, 10am PDT
The City Council of Oakland, California has approved a far-reaching reduction of parking requirements.
October 14, 2015, 12pm PDT
AB 744, a bill which requires no more than one parking space be provided for every two units of affordable and senior housing proximate to transit, was signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Oct. 9.
July 16, 2015, 9am PDT
A bill to reduce parking minimums for residential or mixed-use developments that include affordable units passed a key Senate committee. AB 744 amends the state's density bonus law, itself controversial, that incentivizes building affordable housing.
December 2, 2014, 8am PST
In the most recent iteration of the annual event, social media users around the country submitted images of empty parking lots in front of retail centers on the busiest shopping day of the year.
January 21, 2014, 1pm PST
Minneapolis is mired in a debate over the role the automobile should play in the city's mobility mix. Many neighborhoods want to reduce surface parking and ease minimum parking requirements, but people still view the city as “a car town.”
December 2, 2013, 1pm PST
Parking lots across the U.S. are designed to accommodate the crowds of cars participating in the busiest shopping day of the year. By asking his readers to capture images of underutilized lots last Friday, Chuck Marohn set out to expose the fallacy.
November 20, 2013, 11am PST
The revival of Old Pasadena is one of the truly great urban success stories from the past few decades. The area's comeback was not based on shifting demographics or "political will", writes Colin Marshall, but a less sexy foundation: parking reform.
September 19, 2013, 9am PDT
In Washington D.C., and cities across the U.S., many planners believe the decline in driving and auto ownership presages a major reshaping of urban land use. As the demand for parking spaces wanes, how will our streets and blocks change?