PARK Smart Program Cuts Traffic, Increases Business For Local Shops

PARK Smart Program Cuts Traffic, Increases Business For Local Shops

A change to a metered rate for parking spaces has resulted in several benefits for the locals.

Naresh Kumar
  • 26 august 2010

Up until now, the Park Slope area in Brooklyn was notorious for its traffic congestion and elusive parking spaces, but a pilot program initiated last year by the New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) has reduced these problems considerably. Under its PARK Smart program, officials implemented a metered rate for parking spaces, which means the rate is raised when demand for parking is the greatest and decreases when demand is lower.

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