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).
Thursday, 3 December 2015
Benefits of strategic parking management
A table with benefits which occur by strategic parking management.
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.
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.
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.
Thursday, 19 November 2015
Emerging trends in parking (4)
The changing demands triggered by societal changes have broadened the responsibilities of the parking professional.
Tuesday, 17 November 2015
Emerging trends in parking (3)
A Focus on Environmental Sustainability.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, 3 November 2015
Car sharing remains a niche
Only 0.02% of car movements in the Netherlands is done with a shared car.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, 20 October 2015
Watch this music video: A ride through time
Check out these ladies, expressing themselves in their car.
Thursday, 15 October 2015
Residential parking subsidies
Subsidising residential parking induces a substantial welfare loss and increases car ownership.
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.
Thursday, 8 October 2015
Cost of parking - 94% is free
94% of all parking acts – including those at home – are free.
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.
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.