"I'm out to save the world, one parking space at a time."
Chuck Marohn interviews Joe Minicozzi of Urban Three about how parking lots take away value and tax revenue from our cities.
We hope many of you are spurred to action during this week of #BlackFridayParking. One of the ways to get your voice heard is through your local paper. Here are some tips to help get started.
What happens when you get rid of minimum parking requirements in a downtown district while also adding 4,500 people to the downtown?
Charge the right price for parking at the curb, use that money to make ongoing improvements to the quality of life on that street and rid yourselves of off-street parking requirements.
Here are some excerpts from municipal codes that demonstrate different ways to remove or decrease parking minimums. We hope these are helpful examples.
John Anderson explains why parking minimums exist and what's wrong with them.
These maps illustrate the way parking lots deplete your town's tax base and alter your landscape to detrimental effect.
Decatur, GA removes parking minimums for commercial buildings, and increases bike access in the process.
Chuck Marohn interviews Donald Shoup, Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles. His book, The High Cost of Free Parking, and his extensive research into the effects of parking on cities have made him a prominent voice on these topics.
In our dense cities where land is valuable and housing is expensive, why do our cars pay cheaper rent than people?
Phoenixville, PA removes parking minimums in its downtown through a new comprehensive plan, facing a surprising lack of resistance from the community, and seeing fantastic results.
See which cities are getting rid of parking minimums, from Miami to Portland.
This week we take a close look at parking requirements and the impact it has on becoming a strong city, town or neighborhood. We invite everyone to join us for the third national #BlackFridayParking event.
Last week we hit an important milestone, reaching the 1,000 member mark.
Here's an updated list of top performing states.
The Portland Streetcar recently put out this infographic showcasing some of its recent successes and ridership stats.
When we build more roads or widen existing roads, drivers and traffic will come. This phenomenon is known as induced demand
There is so much that needs to be done and we feel this compulsion to try and do it all. But we need to focus on what we do best.
The City of Sebastopol recently debuted its most recent attempt at slowing traffic in town: Slow Down Cat!
This week Chuck Marohn was invited to the White House to talk about rural placemaking with leaders from around the country.