MTC Panel Discussion: What to Do About Bay Area’s Parking Problem?

From MTC:

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) will host a panel of national parking policy experts to discuss Bay Area parking and pricing issues, with panelists offering their ideas about the most effective approaches for our region.

Panelists:

Donald Shoup, Director, Institute of Transportation Studies, UCLA

Elizabeth Deakin, Director, Univ. of Calif. Transportation Research Center

Meea Kang, Co-founder and President, Domus Development LLC

Todd Litman, Founder, Victoria (B.C.) Transport Policy Institute

Valerie Knepper, Project Manager, MTC Parking Pricing Analysis Project

Topics will include:

● Using pricing to manage demand for street meters and garages

● Reducing minimum parking requirements for new development

● Costs and benefits of parking garages / considering access options

● Cash-benefit options for workers who don’t use employer-paid parking

● Regional parking management/parking fees with return to source

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