The vehicle storage part of the parking structure is inside. On entering, cars and their drivers are separated at the basement level. The automated parking works like other examples we’ve seen, such as the Dokk1, and consists of robotic platforms on wheels created by HikVision that actually move the cars around.
Knowing there is a dearth of good data, TransForm just published a guide for them and for housing advocates: Parking Revolution: Housing Solution. The timing is key, since these plans are being discussed right now.
After last week’s disagreement on process and timing, the Missoula City Council this week approved a request asking city staff and their consultants to include parking reform on a list of items that could best address the city’s housing shortage.
This month, California Rep. Robert Garcia (D-Long Beach) introduced a bill that would limit city governments’ power to enforce minimum parking mandates. The so-called “Home for People Not Cars Act” would discourage cities from enforcing parking spot requirements for new homes and businesses built within a half-mile of public transit services..