Parking management



Parking management is a key issue for contemporary cities. If efficient, parking policies can support a sustainability agenda and provide a large variety of socio-economic advantages.

Park4SUMP, integrating parking policies in SUMPs

Concept: Park4SUMP aims at changing the image of parking management and show it can be a major contribution to successful SUMPs. The project is based on knowledge sharing, best practice exchanges, and work with relevant stakeholders from various backgrounds.

Local authorities involved: Rotterdam (NL), Freiburg (DE), Krakow (Poland), Trondheim (Norway), Sint-Niklaas (Belgium), Slatina (Romania), Tallinn (Estonia), Zadar (Croatia), Shkoder (Albania), Gdansk (Poland), La Rochelle (France), Reggio Emilia (Italy)

EU contribution: EUR 3 576 253 (100%)

Timeframe: September 2018 – February 2022

Programme: Horizon 2020

More information on Cordis

No past EU funded projects on parking management.

European Parking Association

Civitas Policy Advice Note, ‘Integration of parking and access management’ (2010)

Institute for Transportation & Development Policy, ‘Europe’s parking U-Turn: from accommodation to regulation’ (2011)

Mingardo G., van Wee B., Rye T., ‘Urban parking policy in Europe: A conceptualization of past and possible future trends’ (2015). An academic article providing insights on trends in urban parking policies across the EU

OECD Environment Working Papers. Russo , A., J. van Ommeren and A. Dimitropoulos, “The Environmental and Welfare Implications of Parking Policies” (2019)