Tag Archive for 'free parking'

The High Cost of Free Parking

October 17th, 2010 by Richard Lord

Donald Shoup, Professor of Urban Planning at UCLA, Fellow of the American Institute of Certified Planners, and visiting scholar at Cambridge University, has studied car parking as a link between transportation and land use. His influential book, The High Cost of Free Parking is leading a growing number of cities to charge a fair market […]

Guernsey’s Road Transport Strategy and the proposed bus fare increase

July 6th, 2010 by Peter Roffey

Oh dear. Guernsey’s road transport strategy really is in a mess. At the heart of the original plan were very cheap bus fares and the introduction of modest, long stay, parking charges to encourage a drift from car use to public transport. This wasn’t driven by blind ideology but by increasing congestion on Guernsey’s limited […]