End Parking Mandates and Subsidies - Case Studies and Examples

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"3 Lessons in People-Centered Transportation from the First U.S. City to Completely Eliminate Parking Minimums"

In 2018, Hartford, Connecticut, became the first American city to fully eliminate parking minimums. You can learn a lot from their experience.

"Parking Minimums Are Costing Your City. For a Way Forward, Look to Edmonton."

Learn how Edmonton, Alberta, successfully advocated for the removal of parking minimums citywide. Be sure to also check out this earlier article about Edmonton's journey to parking minimum removal and this webcast led by the folks in Edmonton who made this change happen.

"Why Parking Minimums Almost Destroyed My Hometown and How We Repealed Them"

Sandpoint, Idaho, was spending money they didn't have on parking they didn't need. But local leaders stepped up to remove parking minimums and change the city's trajectory.

"Mapping the Effects of Parking Minimums"

These visuals from the data-analytics firm Urban3 show how parking has depleted local tax value in cities across the country.

"Asphalt City: How Parking Ate an American Metropolis"

See powerful visuals and read the story of how parking has decimated Kansas City, Missouri's, wealth and prosperity.

"A Plan for Parking That You Can Use in Your Place"

A parking plan Strong Towns president Chuck Marohn proposed for his own town of Brainerd, Minnesota, could help you as tackle your own city's parking challenges.

"How to Solve a Parking Problem Without Breaking the Bank"

If you’ve got a parking shortage in your downtown, consider this unique, cost-effective solution: a valet service.

"A New Way to Look at Minimum Parking Requirements"

Strong Towns and the Parking Reform Network have joined forces to bring you a whole new way of viewing reforms to parking minimums across North America.

"Announcing a New and Improved Map of Cities That Have Removed Parking Minimums"

We relaunched our crowd-sourced map of cities in the U.S. and Canada that have ended or sharply curtailed their parking requirements. And it's more useful than ever.

"The Bottom-Up Revolution Is...Ending Parking Minimums and Seeing the Results"

Jonathan Curth helped lead the city of Fayetteville, Arkansas, into a new era free of commercial parking minimums.

"We Require WAY Too Much Parking"

This Strong Towns member saw a huge problem with the parking minimums in his city—and decided to do something about it.

"Asphalt City: How Parking Ate an American Metropolis"

See powerful visuals and read the story of how parking has decimated Kansas City, Missouri's, wealth and prosperity.

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