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  • SF parking meters could go as high as $8 an hour in new plan

    San Francisco is the latest city to introduce dynamic pricing. “Planners at San Francisco’s Municipal Transportation Agency are putting the finishing touches on a new citywide parking meter rate system, one that will automatically hike or drop rates in popular neighborhoods depending on availability of spaces.” The plan calls for rates to be adjusted every […]

  • Midtown hotel development wipes out 1,000 prime parking spots

    In recent months, three parking garages have been knocked down in the Midtown neighborhood of NY. Together, these garages held 1,000 parking spots. At least two, possibly three hotels will take their place and bring over 800 rooms to the city. “Manhattan-based Tribeach Holdings has demolished a garage at 145-155 W. 47th St. and a […]

  • Bozeman loosens parking requirements to spur development in ‘Midtown’

    Even in Montana they are removing parking requirements and zoning for infill development to encourage economic activity.  Here’s a quote from the mayor of Bozeman, Montana: “We have to meet the requirements of the environment in any way that we can or climate change, global warming, will overtake us,” Taylor said. “To me, that means […]