Tuesday, 16 February 2016

A temporary home for your car

A parking space is a temporary home for your car, but a permanent commitment of land.

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Thursday, 11 February 2016

Goal of paid parking

The goal of paid parking is to ensure there is always some parking available for drivers willing to pay the associated price and in the process reduce congestion.

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Tuesday, 9 February 2016

In Europe, parking takes up half the size of Belgium.

In the United States, parking takes up more space than the whole state of Massachusetts. In Europe, where cars are smaller and fewer in number, parking still takes up an area half the size of Belgium.

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Thursday, 4 February 2016

Vertical parking (1920 - 1976)

Great article with splendid pictures on space-saving vertical parking solutions.

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Tuesday, 2 February 2016

Just for fun

A cartoon about autonomous and connected cars.

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Tuesday, 26 January 2016

106 days of your life searching for a parking space

The average motorist wastes a total of 2,549 hours circling the streets searching for a parking space.

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Thursday, 21 January 2016

Finding parking, a significant pain-point

On 12% of journeys in the UK, 14% in cities and 19% in London, finding parking is an issue.

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Tuesday, 19 January 2016

67% of travellers do not plan their journeys

The remaining 33% of journeys (typically longer ones) are irregular and are unfamiliar to the traveller such that some active planning is needed.

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