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Paul Barter
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Parking: What's Wrong and How to Fix It
We should stop planning parking the way we plan toilets. I began with that odd (but true) statement to get your attention, obviously. But I am also serious. Many people think parking policy is boring, which is unfortunate, because boring or not, parking is ...

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Berlin parking: model or warning?
Many cities in Europe have impressive transport and parking policies. But many also have serious problems that are all too familiar. Berlin's parking scene is a good example, as I found in conversation with Berlin parking expert, Jos Nino Notz. Berlin is a ...
Berlin parking: model or warning?
Berlin parking: model or warning?
reinventingparking.org

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Transport-based City Types and their Trajectories
I want to help you get perspective on your city and its transport system with the help of a  heuristic (an imperfect mental model or technique that is nevertheless good enough to be helpful). I will be using simple city types based on their dominant transpo...

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Parking nerds look at Colombia's cities
Colombia's cities have some puzzling parking policy twists Carlos Felipe Pardo and I had a nerdy parking policy conversation as we tried to wrap our minds around some of the surprising features of parking in Colombia. We made some progress and I enjoyed our...

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Parking Change for Better Public Space
Why parking change is a key to improving public space in cities I was invited to speak at a conference last week in Berlin that focused on urban public space.  Many thanks to the organisers at the German sustainable transport thinktank, Agora Verkehrswende ...

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Reducing transport emissions: lessons from a career
Margarita Parra and I discussed lessons from her 8 years directing  William and Flora Hewlett Foundation grant-making  aimed at reducing transportation-related air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions . The interview was prompted by an article Margarita w...

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The Surprising Power of Parking Management
Listen with the player above or subscribe to the podcast with your favorite podcast player (click on the wifi symbol) or read the detailed summary below.  Todd Litman and I discussed the surprising power of parking management to ease seemingly difficult pro...

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"Slow" is not a dirty word
Listen with the player above or subscribe to the podcast with your favorite podcast player (click on the wifi symbol) or read the detailed summary below.  Carlos Felipe Pardo and I discussed the intriguing and neglected idea of "slowness" in urban transport...
"Slow" is not a dirty word
"Slow" is not a dirty word
reinventingtransport.org
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