Posts by Charlie Tso

Portland Included in FHWA’s Parking Pricing Case Studies

Portland Included in FHWA’s Parking Pricing Case Studies

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) last month released two documents – “FHWA-Parking Pricing Workshop Summaries” and “FHWA Sponsored Parking Pricing...

Parking Is Often Over-Supplied at Transit-Oriented Development

In the past two decades transit oriented development (TOD)—compact, walkable, and mixed-use development centered around high quality transit—has become an...

Portland’s Parking Policy Puts Car Storage Before Housing Affordability

Portland’s Parking Policy Puts Car Storage Before Housing Affordability

A brand new apartment building with 268 units on N. Williams Ave. opened last month.  This apartment is within a...

Providence Portland Opposes Parking and Transportation Demand Management Reform

Providence Portland Opposes Parking and Transportation Demand Management Reform

  It is ironic that hospitals are sometimes the most vocal opponents against policies that encourage healthy transportation choices and...

Walktober 2016: Curb Parking Walk-shop

Walktober 2016: Curb Parking Walk-shop

Join parking and active transportation advocates for a fun evening stroll in NW Portland and talk about parking! On Thursday, October 20,...

Wednesday Parking Round-Up: Oakland’s city-wide parking reform, park(ing) day empowers citizens to create better public space, is parking levy more desirable than congestion pricing, and more

Wednesday Parking Round-Up: Oakland’s city-wide parking reform, park(ing) day empowers citizens to create better public space, is parking levy more desirable than congestion pricing, and more

Oakland City Council approved city-wide parking minimum reduction, zero parking requirement near transit hubs, and some parking maximums. The new...

Curb Enthusiasm: Empowering Neighborhoods to Create Safer Streets With Parking Benefit Districts

Curb Enthusiasm: Empowering Neighborhoods to Create Safer Streets With Parking Benefit Districts

The recent series of traffic crashes on Portland streets has raised a strong sense of urgency among transportation advocates, community...

Wednesday Parking Round-Up: Carless renters pay $440 million a year for parking they don’t use, Oslo plans to ban cars from the central city by 2019, and more

Wednesday Parking Round-Up: Carless renters pay $440 million a year for parking they don’t use, Oslo plans to ban cars from the central city by 2019, and more

Carless renters forced to pay $440 million a year for parking they don’t use. A study published by two UCLA...

Diversifying Portland’s Parking Toolkit with Unbundling Parking and Parking Cash Out

Diversifying Portland’s Parking Toolkit with Unbundling Parking and Parking Cash Out

  Two weeks ago, Portlanders for Parking Reform wrote about the proposed Central City 2035 (CC2035) Plan may create more...

WEDNESDAY PARKING ROUND-UP: PDX’s BACKWARD STEP IN PARKING, TRADING PARKING REQUIREMENTS FOR MORE MOBILITY OPTIONS, AND MORE

WEDNESDAY PARKING ROUND-UP: PDX’s BACKWARD STEP IN PARKING, TRADING PARKING REQUIREMENTS FOR MORE MOBILITY OPTIONS, AND MORE

(Photo Source: TriMet) A recent article from Grist describes how many cities in the U.S. realized that requiring excessive supply...