Tag: Parking Space Pricing

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 […]

Increase In Metered Parking Costs Led To More Spaces, Say Boston Officials | WBUR News

Increase In Metered Parking Costs Led To More Spaces, Say Boston Officials | WBUR News

Boston saw an 11 percent increase in open metered spots in the Back Bay, while the Seaport saw a modest 1 percent increase in available spaces, officials said in a statement. Gina Fiandaca, commissioner of the city’s transportation department, told WBUR that the reduction in double-parking and resident parking violations “told us that people were better able […]

Commuters avoiding using Firepool car park after ticket price doubles | Somerset County Gazette

Commuters avoiding using Firepool car park after ticket price doubles | Somerset County Gazette

COMMUTERS are boycotting a car park and leaving their vehicles in side streets after ticket prices doubled. One former user of the car park in Firepool, Taunton, says the council that owns the facility has shot itself in the foot as it is losing thousands of pounds of potential revenue by pricing motorists out. And […]

Boston looks at pricing pilot program’s impact | Newburyport News

Boston looks at pricing pilot program’s impact | Newburyport News

Boston Transportation Department Commissioner Gina Fiandaca said the pilot program showed that altering meter pricing can make better use of the city’s “limited curb space,” make it easier for drivers to find a place to park, and does more to protect bicyclists and pedestrians from double-parked cars. But in the Seaport, one of the city’s […]

Getting the price right on parking | Connect Savannah

Getting the price right on parking | Connect Savannah

But then things changed. Time limits were eliminated, pricing was standardized. People reporting finding available spaces on blocks where it had been historically difficult to park on the street. What’s more, they were able to pay for extra time via a smartphone app. This resulted in a 17 percent drop in the number of tickets […]