Compact parking

compact parking

     Compact parking

compact parking

compact parking

Car parking, is by definition a type of parking lot especially designed for those who need to make very fast stops: for example with the purpose of running small errands or, more often, shopping in the city center.

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parking

Rotation parking operation

The mechanism of operation of the rotary parking is quite simple.  If the motorist believes that he must stay for less than a quarter of an hour, he can use the special green button on the parking meter.  By pressing that key, he can pick up a special coupon that will allow him to stop for that amount of time (the 15 minutes mentioned above) without having to pay anything.

It is clear that if instead the user expects to have to stop for a longer time, then he will have to pay the amount due for the “normal” coupon.  More generally, city parking policies today have to deal with a situation of protracted and widespread economic depression, which, coupled with the not-so-popular petrol prices, has caused garage prices to plummet, parking spaces for sale  or available for rent.

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compact

Global rethinking

This situation should push policy makers to a complete rethink of the parking policy in our cities.  In other words, it is reasonable to think that parking lots with respect to garage are much more useful (if you are aiming for long-term returns).  Which, in concrete terms, does not mean sacrificing the garage altogether, but carefully calculating how much parking spaces will have to be entrusted to the parking lot in rotation and how many in the pits.  In fact, a numerically sufficient presence of compact parking is very important for commercial activities.

compact parking

    compact parking

Whoever manages a public utility must be able to rely on the fact that his customers can find a place to park not too far from the shops.

Compact parking, this is not only advantageous for them, but also, globally, for the city as a whole, and in particular for the coffers of the Municipality (not only for what is obtained from the, compact parking, meters but, in cascade, as perceived by a  trade that is thriving and vibrant: tax on waste, commercial imu, tax on the occupation of public land and so on …

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