publication . Preprint . Article . 2005

Smart Parking Management Field Test: A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) District Parking Demonstration

Shaheen, Susan;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2005
  • Country: United States
Abstract
In almost every major city in the U.S. and internationally, parking problems are ubiquitous. It is well known that the limited availability of parking contributes to roadway congestion, air pollution, and driver frustration and that the cost of expanding traditional parking capacity is frequently prohibitive. However, less research has addressed the effect of insufficient parking at transit stations on transit use. In the San Francisco Bay Area, parking has recently been at or near capacity at many of the 31 Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) District stations with parking facilities. Smart parking management technologies may provide a cost-effective tool to address ...
Subjects
free text keywords: UCD-ITS-RR-05-02, Engineering, UCD-ITS-RR-05-02, Engineering
Related Organizations

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