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Parking Reform

August 19, 2019, 1pm PDT
New development coming to Downtown Pittsburgh lacks sufficient parking, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
July 18, 2019, 7am PDT
The Houston Council voted yesterday to extend its market-base parking program.
Rice Kinder Institute for Urban Research
April 25, 2019, 11am PDT
The fine for misuse of a placard will increase considerably, but not everyone agrees this is the right way to address a growing problem.
Los Angeles Times
April 7, 2019, 1pm PDT
A lawsuit against San Diego alleges that the City Council approved an ordinance ending parking requirements on transit corridors without performing necessary environmental review.
NBC San Diego
April 3, 2019, 7am PDT
Streetsblog USA has launched its annual "parking madness" competition that has shamed the nation's worst parking crater for six years now. This year, however, the award will go to a former parking crater.
Streetsblog USA
March 22, 2019, 9am PDT
In addition to replacing parking minimums with parking maximums of one space per unit in transit corridors, the city council went a step further by requiring unbundling, that is, requiring separate payment for parking from the housing.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
March 12, 2019, 5am PDT
It's rare to see a policy so effective in achieving its goals.
Greater Greater Washington
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.
Streetsblog USA
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.
Voice of San Diego
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.
Sightline Institute
November 28, 2018, 8am PST
A proposal under consideration by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors would eliminate parking requirements citywide.
San Francisco Examiner
November 11, 2018, 9am PST
The mayor of San Diego has introduced a major parking reform initiative.
Fox 5
September 21, 2018, 5am PDT
The Cincinnati City Council voted this week to eliminate parking requirements in vast swaths of the downtown urban core.
Streetsblog USA
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.
UrbanCincy
July 2, 2018, 9am PDT
What does it take to make the bold step toward ending parking minimums in an entire city?
Strong Towns
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.
SeattleMet
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.
The Urbanist
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.
Akron Beacon Journal
September 21, 2016, 10am PDT
The City Council of Oakland, California has approved a far-reaching reduction of parking requirements.
East Bay Times