Cost of parking in cities

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A bird's eye view of a parking lot filled with cars.
Mid-sized pickup trucks and full-size vans are seen in a parking lot outside a General Motors assembly plant where they are produced in Wentzville, Mo. Jeff Roberson/AP File Photo

Parking is one of the major unique costs of living in a city. We look at how parking prices are trending and who they’re squeezing the most.

Featured in this Show

  • An argument against free parking in cities

    Free parking in cities is a convenience for drivers but at the cost of everyone else. We learn more about how expensive free parking is and why cities should move away from parking requirements.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Donald Shoup Guest