Posts Tagged ‘Donald Shoup’

  • You can diminish the negative externalities of free city parking by using an app that lets you charge someone to use the space you vacate.

    How Can You Add Value to Your Free Parking Space?

    Jun 8, 14 • 259 Views • Behavioral Economics, Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Innovation, Tech, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    NYC has lots of cheap parking spaces. The result? I (and many like me) have circled blocks, added to greenhouse gases, used precious hours and exacerbated congestion, all to find an empty muni-meter or free spot. As UCLA Professor Donald Shoup has said

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    Parking Problems

    Aug 16, 10 • 249 Views • Demand, Supply, and Markets, Environment, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Parking expert Professor Donald Shoup has identified a traffic problem with implicatons far beyond city streets. Essentially he says that cheap city parking is really rather expensive.  Throughout parts of NYC, for example, drivers can select meters that