Feedback and the use of land for parking


  • Lewis Lehe UC Berkeley



parking, density, walkability, feedback, planning, land-use, regulation


Land-use patterns are often the result of feedback effects in which one agent's decision both influences and is influenced by urban form. This paper argues that such feedback---of a positive or negative kind---could plausibly arise in the provision of off-street parking. A stylized model is used to illustrate feedback in the case of bundled parking, to note how such feedback may change a neighborhood in the long run and to analyze several policies. A theme is that feedback opens the door to surprising effects that are hard to predict from the status quo.

Author Biography

Lewis Lehe, UC Berkeley

grad student


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How to Cite

Lehe, L. (2016). Feedback and the use of land for parking. Journal of Transport and Land Use, 10(1).