Where’s my spot?
Whether you’re headed into Austin for business or pleasure, parking is a headache you’ll have to face. With more companies moving into central Austin and few large scale parking developments on the horizon, this problem isn’t going away. Austin needs a vision for development that includes parking solutions.
Projects like #SFpark which provides real-time parking availability information would help save time for people who regularly use parking downtown. For visitors and tourists, the biggest concern is moving around downtown, and increasing one's ability to move throughout downtown quickly…
Its a bit counterintuitive, but we need to get rid of parking minimums, and consider parking maximums all over town. If people know they're going to have to pay for parking or have trouble finding it, they will change their…
Price parking at a level that over time ensures that roughly 85-90% of spots will be full. (Not necessary to make pricing dynamic up to the minute to accomplish this; but at least by hour of day). This will mean…
Downtown service industry employees need a place to park. Many people working in bars, restaurants, and hotels don't get out of work early enough to take the bus, which stops running at 3AM. Now that the city has metered the…
Reduce or abolish parking minimums.
Add TransitScreen to the list of TDM mitigations so employees, residents, students and visitors know what sustainable transportation options exist.