Sustainable Parking Planning for Smart Growth of Metropolitan Cities


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Yalçıner Ercoşkun Ö. , Öcalır Akünal E. V.

ENGINEERING TOOLS AND SOLUTIONS FOR SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION PLANNING, pp.204-223, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
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  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2116-7.ch009
  • Title of Journal : ENGINEERING TOOLS AND SOLUTIONS FOR SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION PLANNING
  • Page Numbers: pp.204-223

Abstract

This chapter identifies main problems of parking planning in demand-oriented conventional paradigm. Parking planning principles and cost-effective programs in supply-oriented sustainable paradigm are presented in the chapter listing many economic, social and environmental benefits. The chapter describes various parking strategies for developing a sustainable parking plan for smart growth of metropolitan cities, including cases of Istanbul and Vienna. A critical perspective is drawn for the parking planning policies for these city cases. Parking is recognized as an important factor influencing accessibility. Parking planning, parking policies and pricing play a critical role in local government decision making.