Tag: Parking Space Pricing

Can dynamic pricing help ease Pittsburghers’ parking headaches? | PublicSource

Can dynamic pricing help ease Pittsburghers’ parking headaches? | PublicSource

Cities, including Pittsburgh, have tried to make parking more available by requiring developers to include a certain number of off-street parking spaces per unit of each new building. However, one recent study suggests that having too many parking spaces encourages driving and contributes to problems like air pollution and rising housing costs. The price of building and […]

New Parking Meter Pricing Plan Readied For Pilot | New Haven Independent

New Parking Meter Pricing Plan Readied For Pilot | New Haven Independent

“A Quarter A Quarter”— that’s how often rates may change in town if the city embarks on a planned pilot program to change how we pay to park at the meter. City transit chief Doug Hausladen unveiled that slogan Thursday night as he brought city alders up to speed on the planned pilot of an […]

Let the Market Park It: New Solution to LA’s Parking Difficulties | Commercial Observer

Let the Market Park It: New Solution to LA’s Parking Difficulties | Commercial Observer

In car-reliant Los Angeles, researchers have long bemoaned arbitrary parking guidelines. The solution could be in a more market-based approach, according to a new book of research edited by University of California, Los Angeles professor Donald Shoup. SEE ALSO: Millennium Partners Relaunches $1B High-Rise Mixed-Use Hollywood Project In his tome, Parking and the City, Shoup lauds […]

Melbourne’s plan to remove cars and parking from the CBD | The News Daily

Melbourne’s plan to remove cars and parking from the CBD | The News Daily

Melbourne city streets could be reduced to a single lane and drivers could be blocked from using the CBD as a thoroughfare. The proposals are contained in transport discussion papers released by the City of Melbourne on Thursday to tackle congestion and increase street efficiency as the population booms. Council also proposed rolling out “dynamic” […]

MBTA to try surge pricing for parking | CommonWealth Magazine

MBTA to try surge pricing for parking | CommonWealth Magazine

THE MBTA PLANS to adjust rates at its 99 parking facilities starting August 1 in a way that hikes prices at its busiest garages during the week and lowers them when and where customers are scarce – on weekends and at certain lots. The rate changes will be the first in 10 years at the […]

Aspen first-hour parking rates increase on Monday | Aspen Daily News

Aspen first-hour parking rates increase on Monday | Aspen Daily News

Drivers parking in the Aspen core will pay $6 per hour at the meter between 11 a.m. and 2:59 p.m., but will be able to park for free for 15 minutes once a day, starting on Monday. Doubling the current peak season first-hour rate of $3 is the city’s latest effort related to “demand-responsive parking […]

Parking Policy Is Hot, Thanks to Donald Shoup | CityLab

Parking Policy Is Hot, Thanks to Donald Shoup | CityLab

Your new book is full of recent success stories about cities enacting parking reforms—like parking benefit districts, maximum parking requirements, and dynamic pricing—from Houston to London to Beijing to Pasadena. Do you take pleasure in seeing policies born of all your years of under-the-radar labor finally taking hold? It’s been 13 years since my first […]

‘Surge pricing’ mooted for car parks in Adelaide’s CBD | INDaily

‘Surge pricing’ mooted for car parks in Adelaide’s CBD | INDaily

The council plans to replace the majority of the city’s 2800 ticketed on-street car parks with “smart-parking” technology by the middle of the year – and eventually, all of them. The smart parking program will see thousands of in-ground sensors installed in city car parks, and a new mobile application launched, to allow motorists to […]

WeHo Parking Meter Rates to Climb 33% on July 1 | WEHOville

WeHo Parking Meter Rates to Climb 33% on July 1 | WEHOville

Parking on the street in West Hollywood will cost a third more with the City Council’s passage last night of a variety of changes in city fees. Parking at a street meter now costs $1.50 an hour. That price will rise to $2 an hour beginning July 1. The increase is expected to raise $1.78 […]

City official: Improving Poughkeepsie parking doesn’t require adding more spaces | Spectrum News

City official: Improving Poughkeepsie parking doesn’t require adding more spaces | Spectrum News

“It always comes back to parking,” Poughkeepsie Community Development Coordinator Paul Hesse said. “If your parking experience is good, your experience [in Poughkeepsie] might be good, and you’ll come back.” Hesse said research done in the last year finds that out of 7,100 parking spots in this area, just half are occupied during the busiest […]