The answer to last week’s news post treasure hunt (find the tiara) is at https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2021/feb/25/set-children-free-are-playgrounds-a-form-of-incarceration – Edited by Angel York
- How we won parking cashout for Washington, D.C., and how you can too! On March 30th at 4PM Pacific Time the Parking Reform Network will host Cheryl Cort from the Coalition for Smarter Growth, register for free here.
- Donald Shoup will be at SWSX Online on March 16th to discuss Adaptable Cities: Tech & the Urban Evolution.
The Parking Industry
- Larry Cohen is a 40 year veteran of the parking industry. He visited the Parking Podcast to talk about his new book: The Quirky World of Parking. The book is not yet available through our bookshop, but there’s a 20% discount code over at the parking network.
- Two workers at the University of Birmingham – Alabama were fired after over $300,000 was found missing from the parking revenues.
Opinion and Commentary
- Left And Right Should Agree: Abolish Parking Requirements For Housing
- Better Parking Management Can Help Cities Recover from COVID and Achieve Public Policy Goals
- Can you every build enough parking to appease critics? This condo project in Long Beach, CA is nearly 2/3 below market rate and has nearly 2 car parking spaces per home, but the neighbors are still upset.
- Laguna Beach, CA will use $1M of parking revenues to clean up the streets.
- Portsmouth, NH wants to make sure the cost of a parking ticket isn’t less than the cost of feeding the meter.
- Spokane, WA city parking fund faces nearly $10 million in costs as it prepares to roll out new downtown rates, system
- Changes Coming To Bend, OR’s Downtown Parking Garage
- How does Lafayette, LA’s downtown parking compare to others? Lack of technology might be biggest difference
- Minneapolis, MN is set to implement the removal of all costly parking mandates, citywide, as promised in the Minneapolis 2040 Plan.
- Toronto needs new delivery rules, say drivers contending with surge in demand and limited parking access
- State College, PA’s parking garages need repairs. Here’s why a consultant says it’ll cost $7.3M
- Ottawa, ON offering 30 minutes free parking at three parking garages in March
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
- Denver, CO RTD Approves ‘Equitable’ TOD Policy
- Seattle, WA City Code Requires We Pave Over Playgrounds, But We Could Change That
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