Opponents of parking reform are often worried that removing parking mandates will lead to curbside congestion and inconvenience nearby residents and businesses. Fortunately, there are proven strategies to keep that from happening, and cities can get well ahead of the issue.
Using data to inform and reform policies isn’t new. However, in order to analyze data, you need to be able to access the data — even better if it’s already processed and formatted. There’s no unified database for parking minimums in the United States, so we were tasked to build one using automation to speed up the data parsing.
On May 20th, 2021 at 4PM Pacific, Kathleen Rooney, from the Ulupono Initiative, will share information about her organization’s efforts to reform parking policy in Hawaii.