In this webinar, presented live on November 17, 2021, we learned about the 'new approaches to parking management' and heard from cities addressing parking issues.
9:00 am - Welcome
9:05-9:35 - Barb Thoman, RETAP and GreenStep Cities Advisor
- NEW Approaches to Parking Management Guide
9:35-10:05 - Tony Johnson, Senior Planner - City of Saint Paul
10:05-10:40 - Small Group Discussions
- Are your municipal parking requirements helping or hindering your city’s ability to meet it’s goals?
- What changes do you think would make sense?
- What barriers do you see to improving regulation and management of parking?
- What resources or technical assistance would be helpful to you?
10:40-11:00 Report Back
View the workshop recording:
View the slides and additional materials:
New approaches to parking management Guide (Barb Thoman, 2021)
Electric Vehicle ordinances
- Reducing Transportation Emissions Through Better Zoning (Great Plains Institute, 2019)
- BPAs 3.3, 6.5, 9.4, 14.1
- Living Streets Best Practices (GreenStep Cities, BP 11)
National Parking Reform Network
Best Practice Actions related to this topic:
- 14.1 Reduce or eliminate parking minimums; add parking maximums; develop district parking; install meters and charge for parking at curb and city-owned lots/ramps.
- Land Use
- 6.2 Demonstrate that with the comprehensive plan including but not limited to having the zoning ordinance explicitly reference the comprehensive plan as the foundational document for decision making.
- 6.5 Adopt climate mitigation and/or energy independence goals and objectives in the comprehensive plan or in a separate policy document, and include transportation recommendations such as becoming an EV-ready city.
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