Onstreet Parking- a Public or Private Good?


A rethinking of what parking is in the first place (Reinventing Parking,  Jan. 16, 2012)

Also discussed here: The case for the $6 parking meter (Ideas, Leon Neyfakh, Boston Globe, Jan. 15, 2012)

And here: Minimum parking requirements are like restroom requirements (Reinventing Parking, Aug. 23, 2010)

Today, we look at onstreet parking that could be traded as a private good while remaining available to the public in order to allow for municipalities to manage a scarce resource in an optimum manner- and that in turn provides for a cleaner, more sustainable city. Comparison with other examples of using the pricing of demand shows that this approach works well in most cases.

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