Tuesday, 9 April 2013
PARKING SHORTAGES IN MELBOURNE
THE HERALD SUN
CAR PARKING shortages have one main cause, single-occupant cars.
To ease the problem government and councils must encourage more
efficient, space-saving transport, especially in business districts.
Motorcycles, scooters and bicycles use far less space than a car. If
five lone drivers ride to work at least four car bays are available
for people who really need to use their cars.
Road authorities can encourage two-wheel transport by lowering costs
for riders, providing more centre-of-the-road and off-street bike
parking, encouraging traffic filtering and permitting motorcycles and
scooters to use bus lanes.
Independent Riders' Group