Wednesday Parking Round-Up: why parking requirements are bad, parking subsidy works against mode-shift, and more
Ottawa’s 90 second PSA explains why parking minimums hurt cities: Want to promote businesses and development? Want to improve housing? Want less traffic? Build less parking!
Commuter transit subsidy has little effect on mode-choice when parking is free. People only stop driving to work when they have to pay for parking.
On-demand parking service start-up Zirx gives up its valet parking service. Some urban issues, like parking, are better to be addressed by demand-based pricing than fancy apps. services.
How Parking Requirements Hurt the Poor – some parking wisdom from Professor Shoup