How Parking Policy Can Reduce Congestion How Parking Policy Can Reduce Congestion
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How Parking Policy Can Reduce Congestion

by Zach Frechette

October 24, 2009
There's a fascinating conversation happening over at Streetsblog featuring "the world' foremost parking expert" talking about San Francisco's "groundbreaking parking meter study" (I swear, it's more interesting than it sounds). Like anything else you take for granted, there's art and science behind metered parking that you just wouldn't believe, and San Francisco's new plan applies the best thinking from both fields. Click through to learn about the delicate balance between price, occupancy, and congestion.Photo (CC) by Flickr user get directly down.
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