Roadsides have long been reserved for parking cars, but the pandemic led to many experiments with other ways of using scarce and valuable public space. We can put it to better and more flexible uses.
Many people prefer the status quo as they struggle to imagine the alternatives. The pandemic has been the catalyst for urban experiments that have opened our eyes to new possibilities.
Instead of free parking, our post-COVID CBDs need a big vision to become attractive destinations that aren't car-friendly at the expense of being people-friendly.
Temporary and tactical urbanism offers simple, low-cost solutions to make streets and other public spaces both safe and sociable during this time of physical distancing.
The workplace parking levy is a simple idea, but tricky to implement.
Car parks seem to be intersecting with English history quite a bit lately.