Transport and Covid-19: responses and resources

Reversing Car Dependency

Summary and Conclusions

Policy Insights

  • Review the street space and urban land share allocated to cars.
  • Use road space allocation to proactively manage traffic.
  • Abolish minimum parking space requirements for new developments.
  • Consider road pricing to drive more efficient use of scarce road space and urban land.
  • Use parking rates to discourage excessive driving.
  • End employer-paid parking subsidies.
  • Ensure that quality alternatives to private cars are convenient and efficient.
  • Work towards integrated planning of transport and land-use.
  • Review land-use regulations that hinder compact development patterns.

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