Comments on: Smart parking becomes a reality http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/08/10/smart-parking-becomes-a-reality/ A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: davidshor http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/08/10/smart-parking-becomes-a-reality/comment-page-1/#comment-17165 Wed, 11 Aug 2010 09:28:09 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=4884#comment-17165 dsucher,

It does encourage people to drive, but that encouragement is outweighed by the *higher prices*. The prices encourage people to go where there is parking, and stay away from places where there isn’t.

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By: dsucher http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/08/10/smart-parking-becomes-a-reality/comment-page-1/#comment-17159 Wed, 11 Aug 2010 05:30:03 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=4884#comment-17159 Dollars to donuts the plan will be shown to work — even if it doesn’t. I welcome experimentation but I don’t quite see how making parking assured will do much besides encourage people to drive there.

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By: KidDynamite http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/08/10/smart-parking-becomes-a-reality/comment-page-1/#comment-17148 Tue, 10 Aug 2010 21:56:13 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=4884#comment-17148 love it – but isn’t it awfully capitalistic for SF?

won’t there be outrage that rates in the desirable spots are too high for some people to afford?

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