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RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg

375 York Avenue

Winnipeg, MB R3C 3J3

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Green Action Centre and the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ present

PARKING AND THE CITY

RETHINKING PARKING TO TRANSFORM OUR CITIES

with distinguished researcher Dr. Donald Shoup

author of The High Cost of Free Parking and Parking And The City

Thursday, October 10th

Registration begins at 11. If you have any dietary resrcitions, please email gohappy@greenactioncentre.ca with details.

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This event will feature a luncheon and keynote from Dr. Donald Shoup, followed by small group activities focused on the local context.

  • Learn more about how the right cost for parking can impact business zones.

  • Find out what Parking Benefit Districts are, and how they could benefit your neighbourhood.

  • Join the discussion about Parking Minimums vs Parking Maximums, and how mandatory parking minimums have fundamentally reshaped our cities.

The event will conclude with a mixer, where guests can enjoy a complimentary beverage and converse with Dr. Shoup and each other.


About Dr. Donald Shoup:

Donald Shoup is Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Urban Planning at the University of California, Los Angeles. His research has focused on how parking policies affect cities, the economy, and the environment. In his 2005 book, The High Cost of Free Parking, Shoup recommended that cities should (1) charge fair market prices for on-street parking, (2) spend the revenue to benefit the metered neighborhoods, and (3) remove off-street parking requirements. In his 2018 book, Parking and the City, Shoup and his co-authors examine the results where cities have taken this advice. The successful outcomes show that the recommended parking reforms are not theoretical and idealistic but are instead practical and realistic. Shoup is a Fellow of the American Institute of Certified Planners and an Honorary Professor at the Beijing Transportation Research Center. The Canadian Parking Association gave Shoup its Keate Award for Outstanding Contribution to Advancement of Knowledge in the Parking Industry.

Thank you to our Sponsor:

Peg City Car Co-op

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RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg

375 York Avenue

Winnipeg, MB R3C 3J3

Canada

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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