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Downtown Curbside Parking Capacity

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  • Richard J. Arnott
  • Eren Inci
  • John Rowse

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In downtown areas, what proportion of curbside should be allocated to parking? In contrast to most previous work on the economics of parking, this paper focuses on optimal curbside parking capacity in both first-best (where pricing is efficient) and second-best (where pricing is inefficient) environments. It first considers the situation where there is only curbside parking, and then the situation where there may be both curbside and private garage parking. For each situation, it examines the short run in which curbside parking capacity is fixed and the long run in which it is a policy variable.

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Paper provided by CESifo Group Munich in its series CESifo Working Paper Series with number 4085.

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Date of creation: 2013
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Handle: RePEc:ces:ceswps:_4085

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Keywords: cruising for parking; curbside parking; curbside parking capacity; garage parking; traffic congestion;

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  1. Arnott, Richard & Rowse, John, 2013. "Curbside parking time limits," Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Elsevier, vol. 55(C), pages 89-110.
  2. Richard J. Arnott, 2013. "On the Optimal Target Curbside Parking Occupancy Rate," CESifo Working Paper Series 4416, CESifo Group Munich.
  3. Madsen, Edith & Mulalic, Ismir & Pilegaard, Ninette, 2013. "A model for estimation of the demand for on-street parking," MPRA Paper 52301, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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