The Easy Way to Fix Your City's Transportation System

It comes down to carrots and sticks.

3 Enormous Benefits to Charging the Right Price for Parking

Less traffic, higher transit use, and more tax revenue — charted and mapped.

The End of the Search for a Parking Spot, Coming to a City Near You

SpotHero lets you find a space like you'd find a hotel.

Utile Inc. Architecture + Planning

Why It Makes Sense for Long Island to Rethink the Parking Garage

A first step toward retrofitting the suburbs.

Nikki Sylianteng

Designing a Less Confusing Parking Sign

A much more visual and intuitive take.


Why Free Sunday Parking Is a Bad Deal for Everyone

Weekend meter fees can reduce circling time, help local businesses, and generate money for transit.

City of Westminster

How London Plans to Eliminate the Search for a Parking Spot

Sensors could alert drivers to empty spaces in advance, reducing traffic and fuel consumption.

This Chart Explains Why the Nation Is Riveted By the Chris Christie Scandal

Never underestimate the power of commuting issues.


Should You Feel 'Car Culture' Guilt for Using Uber?

A host of services now enable people who don't own cars to still use them. Is that just as bad?


How the Cost of Other People's Parking Drives Up Your Rent

By as much as $200 a month.


How Seattle Transformed Parking Without Spending a Fortune

The city's demand pricing program balances efficiency with affordability.


Why Drivers Should Pay to Park on Residential Streets

New Yorkers say they're willing to pay $400 a year for curb parking, so why does the city give it away for free?

Flickr/Elvert Barnes

How D.C. Set 3 Bad Bike Lane Precedents With a Single Decision

On M Street, the city has compromised rider safety, placed private interests above public, and let parking rule the day.


Exposed: America's Totally Inconsistent Minimum Parking Requirements

Policies differ wildly from city to city and from restaurants to places of worship.


How Too Much Parking Strangled the Motor City

When supporting local businesses means driving everywhere.


Hanging Out in Your Garage Is Not a Crime, Except When it Is

A strange story from Dearborn, Michigan.


Seriously, We Have to Stop Giving Away Free Parking to the Disabled

The placards harm transportation systems, the environment, and city coffers. And they don't really help those with disabilities.


New Hampshire Town Sues Parking Meter Vigilantes

Generosity and harassment go hand in hand in Keene.