Impact of Daily Parking Pricing on Modal Choice

Focus Area

Indirect Effects/Cumulative Impacts

Subcommittee

Air Quality, Environmental Process

Status

Archived

Cost

$100,000-$249,000

Timeframe

Under 1 year

Research Idea Scope

The ability to manage parking has substantially changed in recent years.  Parking can now be charged using credit/debit cards, cell phones as other pre-paid options.  This allows for employers to charge employees for parking by the day instead of by the month.By making use of these new systems, employees can save money on parking by using other modes of travel and not having to get their money’s worth out of monthly permit.

Urgency and Payoff

The impact of changing parking pricing from unlimited monthly to daily on modal choice for daily commute trips.

Suggested By

Brian David Shaw, Sam Schwartz Engineering

[email protected]

Submitted

07/29/2010