Podcast: São Paulo has been a parking reform trailblazer

The latest episode of Reinventing Parking is out and features an interview with three Brazilians, Clarisse Linke, Hannah Machado and Fernando Franco, to help us understand São Paulo’s bold parking reforms in the last 8 years or so. Listen here or subscribe to the podcast. São Paulo has eliminated parking mandates (since 2014), instituted an …

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Bridgeport, CT joins growing list of cities with no costly car parking mandates

On November 29, 2022 the Planning and Zoning Commission of Bridgeport, the largest city in Connecticut, adopted the Zone Bridgeport code update, a comprehensive zoning update which included a complete repeal of minimum car parking requirements for new developments. Bridgeport now joins a rapidly growing cohort of cities that have removed these requirements. The Parking …

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Parking reform progresses in Raleigh, NC

On Tuesday January 18th, Raleigh’s Text Change subcommittee approved zoning code language that would repeal costly car parking mandates citywide and apply parking maximums for many uses. The next step in the process, which was initiated by Raleigh city council in June, is for the proposal to be heard by the whole Planning Commission in …

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Win a signed copy of Parking and the City (and more) and support the Parking Reform Network

If you’re interested in transportation, urbanism, climate change, or land use you don’t want to miss this opportunity to support the Parking Reform Network and win books signed by Donald Shoup, Todd Litman, Richard Willson, Nolan Gray, and more! The Parking Reform Network, which recently released an updated map of cities that have eliminated parking …

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Now you can easily see what cities have (mostly) removed all car parking requirements.

We launched our map of cities that have removed or reduced parking mandates on November 22nd and have received good feedback and over 45 new reports to update or add to the dataset. We’re working through the reports while working on features to improve the user experience. Over the weekend we published and update and …

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