Research Indicates the Large Potential Benefits of Parking Cash-Out Laws - Planetizen
By Todd Litman
‘Free’ employee parking increases driving. Parking cash-out laws reward commuters who use climate-friendly modes, which increases fairness and reduces traffic problems.
A new study for the Federal Highway Administration, An Assessment of the Expected Impacts of City-Level Parking Cash-Out and Commuter Benefits Ordinances, analyzed and evaluated the effects of parking cash‑out ordinances on vehicle travel, congestion, Greenhouse Gas emissions, crashes, and equity in nine U.S. cities.