Change travel behavior through parking reforms

14 02 2011

A good follow-up study in European cities shows that the change in public parking policy can dramatically impact how people use public transportation; by means of reducing parking space or increasing parking rate.
Traffic jams is mainly caused by people driving around looking or waiting for street parking. Previous policy would increase public parking, however study shows that would only increase more traffic, since it gives people more incentives to drive their own car.




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