Parking

April 4, 2016, 8am PDT
"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.
Streetsblog California
March 31, 2016, 11am PDT
The idea that there isn't enough parking around Cleveland's FirstMerit Convention Center, site of the 2016 Republican National Convention, is likely debatable, but local officials are looking for solutions to the problem regardless.
Cleveland.com
March 24, 2016, 6am PDT
An intrepid city employee created Philadelphia's first mapping tool for visualizing the layers of regulation and management that govern when, when, and how people park in Philadelphia.
Plan Philly
March 21, 2016, 6am PDT
Fed up with all the extra space parked cars occupy, residents of Munich have turned to affordable housing built over already-existing parking lots. The wood-frame structures will be prefabricated and assembled quickly.
CityLab
March 4, 2016, 6am PST
Put another way, Shoup's case against parking requirements is that they make life harder for the poor.
The Washington Post
February 26, 2016, 1pm PST
You might not believe it, but the city of San Francisco is offering refunds after realizing it overcharged on parking tickets.
KQED News
February 22, 2016, 10am PST
A new study has found that despite higher monetary incentives, most commuters won't ditch their cars as long as their parking remains free.
CityLab
Blog post
February 16, 2016, 9am PST
Google Earth can be a useful tool for understanding how parking is being used in your community and to identify where over- or under-utilization occurs.
Jennifer Evans-Cowley
February 5, 2016, 8am PST
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.
Pew Charitable Trusts
January 21, 2016, 9am PST
Among other things, the Las Vegas Strip is famous for seemingly infinite numbers of free parking spots. MGM, however, will soon change the game.
Los Angeles Times
January 15, 2016, 11am PST
The availability of parking can make or break opinions of neighborhoods, and renters are especially likely to be impacted by parking difficulties.
Trulia
January 13, 2016, 8am PST
A new study presented at the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting builds a strong case that parking causes driving.
CityLab
January 7, 2016, 2pm PST
A new study quantifies the amount of space devoted to parking in Los Angeles County—a figure that just begs to be visualized.
Better Institutions
January 2, 2016, 5am PST
According to a report prepared by commercial real estate firm Newmark, Grubb, Knight and Frank (NGKF), the office park model has lost the competitive edge. That is, unless it provides access to transit and urban amenities as well as parking.
Streetsblog USA
January 1, 2016, 5am PST
Philadelphia is providing a living case study of the tenants of the Donald Shoup-approach to parking.
Plan Philly
December 21, 2015, 12pm PST
Responding to aggravated parkers in Los Angeles, a citizen's advisory committee has come up with a raft of recommendations to make parking fines fairer and to add technological innovation for finding a parking space and avoiding tickets.
KPCC
December 11, 2015, 11am PST
Audi and Somerville will begin testing self-parking cars in 2018. Imagine the possibilities.
Governing
December 8, 2015, 8am PST
In older, denser communities like Hoboken, NJ, where almost everything is walkable and land value is sky high, why are city officials still requiring parking minimums?
Strong Towns
December 4, 2015, 6am PST
The City of Ottawa (Canada) has produced an animated video to engage the public as it goes about reviewing its minimum parking standards, some of which date back to the 1960s.
City of Ottawa
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