Greater City Providence

Video: How free is your parking?

Julie Ann Genter and Stuart Donovan expose the hidden costs of free parking. Ms. Genter’s paper on the topic can be found here .

Via: Human Transit

Jef Nickerson

Jef is Greater City Providence's co-founder, editor, and publisher. He grew up on Cape Cod and lived in Boston; Portland, Maine; and New York before settling in Providence. In addition to urbanism, Jef is interested in art, design, and ice cream. Please feel free to contact Jef if you have any question or comments about Greater City Providence.


  • Those are some excellent arguments. The minimum parking regs in Providence absolutely kill me. I know of a couple promising businesses that never even got off the ground because they couldn’t meet the parking. I’d really like to see them repealed.

Providence, RI
5:33 am8:10 pm EDT
Feels like: 70°F
Wind: 2mph SSW
Humidity: 100%
Pressure: 30.05"Hg
UV index: 0
84°F / 63°F
84°F / 64°F
84°F / 66°F