Parking Management for Smart Growth details how to create a strategic parking management program that is comprehensive, coordinated, and supportive of local goals. It explores new opportunities for making the most from every parking space in a sharing economy and taking advantage of new digital parking tools to increase user interaction and satisfaction. Examples are provided of successful approaches for parking management from Pasadena, CA, to London, England.
At its essence, the book provides a path forward for strategic parking management in the era of tighter parking supplies. Important sections include:
- An introduction to the basic elements of parking management. Learn how managing parking in a strategic, collaborative manner can reduce the amount of required parking while improving customer and stakeholder satisfaction.
- A step-by-step strategic planning process for parking management.
- Practical approaches to issues of politics and community participation, and to technical challenges such as setting prices, implementing shared parking agreements, meter equipment, and enforcing parking.