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In CSS projects, the layout of parking on a street is being used to achieve broader goals as well, such as reducing vehicle speeds and buffering pedestrians from moving traffic.

Website Icon Website Shared Parking: Sharing Parking Facilities Among Multiple Users (opens in a new window)
Shared Parking means that parking spaces are shared by more than one user, which allows parking facilities to be used more efficiently. Shared Parking takes advantage of the fact that most parking spaces are only used part time by a particular motorist or group, and many parking facilities have a significant portion of unused spaces, with utilization patterns that follow predictable daily, weekly and annual cycles.
-- Victoria Transport Policy Institute
Website Icon Website Parking Lot Design (opens in a new window)
In today's automobile-oriented urban environment, parking lots have become an omnipresent feature of the landscape. As such, the design and layout of parking lots has become a common topic of concern for planning commissioners examining site plans of proposed developments. This is particularly true in jurisdictions that include some form of site plan review in the zoning process. This column, the second in a series on parking, will explore some of the design concerns regarding parking lots.
-- C. Gregory Dale, FAICP
Article Icon Article / Paper / Report The Trouble with Minimum Parking Requirements
Urban planners typically set the minimum parking requirements for every land use to satisfy the peak demand for free parking. As a result, parking is free for 99 percent of automobile trips in the United States. Minimum parking requirements increase the supply and reduce the price–but not the cost–of parking. They bundle the cost of parking spaces into the cost of development, and thereby increase the prices of all the goods and services sold at the sites that offer free parking. Cars have many external costs, but the external cost of parking in cities may be greater than all the other external costs combined. To prevent spillover, cities could price on-street parking rather than require off-street parking. Compared with minimum parking requirements, market prices can allocate parking spaces fairly and efficiently.
-- Donald C. Shoup, Department of Urban Planning, School of Public Policy and Social Research, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Article Icon Article / Paper / Report Back-In Angle Parking
A series of letters from municipal transportation officials relating the experience of their municipalities with back-in angle parking.
Website Icon Website Parking Management: Strategies for More Efficient Use of Parking Resources (opens in a new window)
Parking Management includes a variety of strategies that encourage more efficient use of existing parking facilities, improve the quality of service provided to parking facility users and improve parking facility design. Parking Management can help address a wide range of transportation problems, and help achieve a variety of transportation, land use development, economic, environmental objectives.
-- Victoria Transportation Policy Institute
Article Icon Article / Paper / Report Context Sensitive Solutions in Large Central Cities
In June, 2003, the Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management hosted a peer-to-peer exchange to lay a foundation for dealing with the state of the practice and processes related to context sensitive solutions, and to identify specific examples that could be used as benchmarks for lessons learned and best practices in large central cities. Examples were drawn from Boston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, and Philadelphia.
--  Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management
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