How LYFT tackled their office parking problem

When rideshare company Lyft noticed that the demand for their smaller parking lot (compared to headcount) was causing congestion and headache, they decided to do something about it.

Click below to read the fun comic strip they released, which is actually a great overview of the benefits of charging market rate for parking. In many urban environments with high demand, paid parking can ultimately benefit the whole community, and not just those people that can afford shelling out extra dough!

Click below to read the comic.

Authors note: I was fortunate enough to word at AdRoll, the company who took over the building lease after Lyft! Learning about the parking system we inherited and the community benefits of paid parking inspired me to start learning more about parking economics and policy!

Written by Peter V.
Peter is an L.A.-based designer, blogger and daily commuter. He explores what causes parking to suck in urban environments, how to bring about parking regulation changes, and the latest advancements in parking tech.