Posts tagged with 'parking spaces'
Beijing traffic congestion
Beijing’s parking woes: Is there any end in sight?
What do the time-honored hutong – quintessential narrow alleys of Beijing that date back to the Qing dynasty – and danwei – organized work and housing complexes from the pre-1979 era –have in common? Apart from the fact that neither ...
Parking Tax in Bangalore to Curb Congestion
Parking Tax in Bangalore to Curb Congestion
The Greater Bangalore Municipal Body is considering a tax on vehicles parked on roads and pavements in residential neighborhoods. “The Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike is contemplating taxing the ‘encroachers’ found ‘misusing the public property,” reports the Deccan Herald. The goal ...
Old Parking Meters to Become Bicycle Racks in New York
Old Parking Meters to Become Bicycle Racks in New York
New York City is removing its last single-space parking meter in Manhattan today, The New York Times reports. Instead of collecting parking fees for individual spots, the New York City Department of Transportation is converting to Muni-Meters that take up ...
Celebrate PARK(ing) Day 2011
Celebrate PARK(ing) Day 2011
A version of this post was orginially published by Maria Fernanda Cavalcanti on September 16, 2011 in Portuguese in TheCityFix Brasil. Today marks the seventh annual celebration of PARK(ing) Day, when citizens, artists, students and activists take over metered parking ...
The Next Big Challenge: Latent Demands for Personal Transport Ready to Explode
The Next Big Challenge: Latent Demands for Personal Transport Ready to Explode
Rising income levels means paving way to latent aspirations of a rising consumer class. A positive change indeed, but is our infrastructure equipped for the latest additions?