Tag: Parking Space Pricing

Smart parking could mean tricky new pricing, data models for cities | statescoop

Smart parking could mean tricky new pricing, data models for cities | statescoop

New research suggests smart parking meters may do more than decongest streets, but be a potential money maker for cities collecting fines and fees. Research firm IDC reports that smart parking technology that uses sensors or video to relay parking occupancy has potential to be a revenue generator as it alerts parking enforcement about violations and generates […]

SF parking meters may soon feature Uber-like surge pricing | The San Francisco Examiner

SF parking meters may soon feature Uber-like surge pricing | The San Francisco Examiner

Parking meters across San Francisco may feature “dynamic” pricing by the end of this year. The new parking meter pricing policy will allow The City’s transportation planners to lower or raise prices based on the demand for parking spaces, in similar fashion to Uber’s surge pricing, which raises prices for ride-hail vehicles when demand for […]

Feeding the parking meter a thing of the past | The Globe and Mail

Feeding the parking meter a thing of the past | The Globe and Mail

“Technological innovation can help make this marketplace more transparent,” Mr. Johal says. “The marketplace is finally being brought into the 21st century.” The next step, he adds, is likely to be dynamic pricing – or the ability for municipalities to change parking rates more quickly based on availability and demand. San Francisco, for example, has […]

Cincinnati Parking Meters Rates Go Up Next Month | WVXU

Cincinnati Parking Meters Rates Go Up Next Month | WVXU

Meter rates will increase from 50 cents to 75 cents per hour in the following neighborhood commercial districts: Clifton, Corryville, The Heights, CUF, East Walnut Hills, Hyde Park, Mt. Lookout, Northside, Oakley, College Hill, O’Bryonville, Pleasant Ridge and Walnut Hills. Rates will remain at 50 cents an hour in the following neighborhoods: Avondale, Camp Washington, […]

Downtown Macon parking spots could vary in cost | 13wmaz.com

Downtown Macon parking spots could vary in cost | 13wmaz.com

“Dynamic pricing to make sure that the system doesn’t price or push anyone out so that people can self-select their own interest,” says Morrison. Morrison says they are also going to offer paid parking permits for people who live or spend a lot of time downtown. “We’ve heard from residents time and time again that […]

How Cars Help Fuel Municipal Budgets | Government Technology

How Cars Help Fuel Municipal Budgets | Government Technology

Tech companies have found several ways to help local governments in this space. Many companies focused on digital payments provide tools for governments to accept parking ticket payments and other fees online, leading to faster payments. Others have created smart parking meters and companion phone apps that allow people to pay for parking more easily […]

How parking lots are ruining Los Angeles | Curbed LA

How parking lots are ruining Los Angeles | Curbed LA

In the city of Los Angeles, any new building with more than three units must have its own full-sized, dedicated parking space for each unit, adding about 375 square feet per unit to the project (the architect’s estimate includes not just the 330 square-foot space itself but access to the street). And with land costs […]

‘Smart’ parking pain solution for Townsville | Geelong Advertiser

‘Smart’ parking pain solution for Townsville | Geelong Advertiser

DYNAMIC parking pricing where the cost of a car space fluctuates according to demand could help ease Townsville’s parking woes, according to a national industry body. Lorraine Duffy, chief executive of Parking Australia, said dynamic parking was a supply and demand model that meant when parking demand was high, so was the price. “Dynamic/demand-based parking […]

Off the Record: Aparkalypse now: why parking is political hell | Whistler Question

Off the Record: Aparkalypse now: why parking is political hell | Whistler Question

Objective number one, however, is contrary to objective number two, which is to increase revenue from the day lots. If the revenue projections are based on the same amount of people parking in the day lots every day, then you will not have achieved your objective of “getting people out of their cars and onto […]

Downtown Austin’s Parking Crunch Can Be Solved Without Adding Tons of Parking | Streetsblog USA

Downtown Austin’s Parking Crunch Can Be Solved Without Adding Tons of Parking | Streetsblog USA

Before deciding on any course of action, a good first step is to gain an understanding of how much parking is actually available. That can then guide policies to manage and price the existing supply. The goal, according to a new study prepared for the Downtown Austin Alliance by Nelson\Nygaard, is to make sure that spaces are available […]