>Don Shoup demonstrates

>Ok, so I’ve recommended “The High Cost of Free Parking” to you, either in person, or by email, but you don’t want to pay $60 for a 700-page book on Parking. Fair enough. Watch this video instead:

Don Shoup plays with matchbox cars

This argument is about a third of the book. The other two thirds are that there’s no reason for cities to require parking lots that large (when were you last at a Target or Walmart where the parking lot was even nearly full?), and that while it looks cheap, parking is actually quite expensive and drives the cost of buildings up.

Appreciate your comments on this.

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I'm an engineer and father interested in transit, parking and economics.
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