Cost of Parking

On-Street Parking

Motorists Sue Chicago Parking Meter Operator

A lawsuit claims a company's 75-year contract to manage the city of Chicago's parking meters amounts to an "unreasonable" monopoly.

July 2, 2021 - Chicago Sun-Times

Barcelona Needs Swift Action Against Pollution

The capital of Catalunya is suffering from persistent high pollution due to car density and the largest number of motorcycles in Europe. City administrators, aware of the situation, have been unwilling to take any action that would upset drivers.

January 6, 2017 - Cities of the Future

Database Reveals Bay Area's Parking Waste

A new tool from TransForm shows where parking is underutilized in the Bay Area, even finding wasted space in a city as notorious for parking difficulties as San Francisco.

September 24, 2014 - Next City

Parking Propels Real Estate Bubble in Beijing

What's causing underground parking spaces to go for $160,000 in Beijing? Quartz reports that demand, narrow roads, resident disenfranchisement and old zoning law give developers the upper-hand.

May 26, 2014 - Quartz

New App Would Auction Public Parking Spaces

The MonkeyParking app works similarly to sharing economy stars Airbnb or Uber, except for sale is an inside line on parking spaces. That means that private users would be auctioning the use of public space. That can't be legal, can it?

May 7, 2014 - Uptown Almanac

New Updates on The Edge

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

New Updates on The Edge

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

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