No such thing as free parking
Every time local government elections loom, the issue of free or cheaper parking finds its way into political manifestos. Some customers see free parking as a right. Retailers expect an extra influx of shoppers. Local councillors believe their city centre will be more vibrant. But is that really the case?
A number of key social, economic and environmental issues are going to profoundly influence mobility policy in the coming 30 to 40 years.