Recent Streetsblog NYC posts about Donald Shoup

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How to Repair a Parking Crater in Three Steps

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[Before we started up the bracket for this year’s Parking Madness tournament, I got in touch with Donald Shoup, who literally wrote the book on parking reform, and asked him to pick the worst parking crater in the field of 16. Here’s his response, packaged with some advice for cities that have a parking crater problem. — Angie Schmitt] All the entries […]
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Donald Shoup, an Appreciation

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On Tuesday, the news came that after 41 years of teaching at UCLA, Donald Shoup, distinguished professor of urban planning, will retire. For all of us who have had our paths in life profoundly influenced by his research, writing, and teaching on parking and transportation, it’s a good time to reflect. I never got to […]

Shoup: Tax Code Makes Employer-Paid Parking Tough to Resist

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In the fourth chapter of what’s become an enthralling series, UCLA professor Donald Shoup breaks down the incentives at work in the Cato Institute’s decision to provide free parking for employees at its Washington, D.C. headquarters. While Cato senior fellow Randal O’Toole claims the choice has nothing to do with market distortions caused by government […]