Parking has dramatically shaped our cities (and not in a good way).

The rules that manage our parking not only influence the way we move around but also shape our urban landscapes.

Vox just came out with a highly illuminating video about parking that cuts through the usual professional jargon and explains the heart of the problem in a way that just about anyone could understand:

The six and a half minute video includes a brief history of parking meters, the pseudo-science behind parking minimums and how we all pay for parking, whether we like it or not—featuring everyone's favorite parking expert, Donald Shoup.

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