Tuesday, 8 December 2015

Parking management for smart growth (4)

Without parking management, parking is a free-for-all - a competitive sport - with arbitrary winners (those lucky enough to find a prime space) and losers (those who don’t find one).

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Thursday, 3 December 2015

Benefits of strategic parking management

A table with benefits which occur by strategic parking management.

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Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Parking management for smart growth (3)

Strategic parking management bridges product and process in generating ongoing management of parking resources and systems with realtime information, adjustment procedures, and coordination protocols.

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Thursday, 26 November 2015

Parking management for smart growth (2)

Parking management improves the prospects for the development and use of alternative travel modes. For example, higher parking charges induce some travelers to walk, bicycle, use transit, or be dropped off.

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Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Parking management for smart growth

Strategic parking management reduces the number of worthless spaces so that less total parking can provide the desired land use and transportation benefits.

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Thursday, 19 November 2015

Emerging trends in parking (4)

The changing demands triggered by societal changes have broadened the responsibilities of the parking professional.

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Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Emerging trends in parking (3)

A Focus on Environmental Sustainability.

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Thursday, 12 November 2015

Emerging trends in parking (2)

Among the top 10 emerging trends in parking, half relate directly to a range of different technologies that have revolutionised the parking sector in the past few years.

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Tuesday, 10 November 2015

Emerging trends in parking

For the first time since the International Parking Institute (IPI) survey was initiated in 2012, the desire for more livable, walkable communities has emerged as the single-most significant societal change affecting the parking industry.

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Thursday, 5 November 2015

Incentives won't change parking habits

We are creatures of habit – the majority of people use a car park they know on a regular basis.

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Tuesday, 3 November 2015

Car sharing remains a niche

Only 0.02% of car movements in the Netherlands is done with a shared car.

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Thursday, 29 October 2015

Millennials - a new normal for car ownership?

Millennials are 16% less likely to commute by car to work, use public transport almost three times more often, and are 23% less interested in owning a car than the generation that precedes them.

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Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Arrival of autonomous cars in four scenarios

The scenarios outline possible traffic and transport systems in the future and visualise advantages and disadvantages.

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Thursday, 22 October 2015

Abolish parking fees? Bad idea!

In this article, Giuliano Mingardo of the Erasmus University, Rotterdam explains why abolishing parking fees in high street shopping areas is a bad idea.

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Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Watch this music video: A ride through time

Check out these ladies, expressing themselves in their car.

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Thursday, 15 October 2015

Residential parking subsidies

Subsidising residential parking induces a substantial welfare loss and increases car ownership.

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Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Disarming objections to parking pricing

Since the beginning of time, motorists have argued that they should park free. Yet the economic justifications for pricing are well documented.

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Thursday, 8 October 2015

Cost of parking - 94% is free

94% of all parking acts – including those at home – are free.

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Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Parked at home - 80%

A car is parked at home for 80% of the time and in use for only 3% of the time.

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Thursday, 1 October 2015

RAC Report on Motoring 2015

This year’s RAC Report on Motoring paints a comprehensive picture of drivers’ views on topics they think are most important.

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