First, some background. The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) publication: Transportation Funding in California (2019), documents what funding is currently available in the state, but mostly serves to reflect how complicated the whole funding stream is. I don’t think this is an unintended consequence, but a design feature, as a complex system benefits engineers, planners […]

Applicable to the City of Sacramento, but also to any urbanized area: Any block on which parking capacity regularly fills on any day of the week and any time of day should charge parking fees. The price of parking should be managed so as to always have at least one free space per block (the […]