The Pricing Options for Equitable Mobility (POEM) Task Force recommended a citywide flexible commuter benefit program (parking cash-out), a tax on privately-owned off street parking, and accelerated implementation and expansion of performance-based curb pricing. Fees for urban delivery and transportation network carrier/for-hire (TNC) services recommended to reduce congestion and pollution. The Task Force also recommended […]
The White House Administration will be put this historic structure to its best use by converting most of the building into the world’s largest free parking garage.
My interest in parking reform started when a particular study caught my attention: five transit-oriented developments across the US were using less than half of the parking spaces they created to meet parking regulations. Instead of building much-needed housing, office buildings or retail on heavily-trafficked and super-valuable real estate, much of the space sat empty.