Study: Uber and Lyft reduce the need for parking

Source: Streetsblog USA

The trips where parking took more than 15 minutes to find were mainly concert venues and airports or college campuses, Henao and Marshall said. Car owners were most likely to say they used Uber and Lyft to avoid parking hassles. “Having Uber and Lyft as options means that we don’t need to supply as much parking around restaurants, bars, event venues, stadiums, etc.,” Marshall told Streetsblog. “So in terms of parking in cities, I hope that our paper helps give cities the wherewithal to do what they should already by dedicating less land to parking and putting it to a better use.”

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