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Parking Generation - FAQ, Publications and Articles


Q. I need some recent parking generation information.

A. The most recent document that ITE has published about parking generation is the 4th edition of Parking Generation. This publication is an informational report that has been adopted in many areas of the country as a standard. 

ITE has also published articles about parking generation and parking demand.

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Parking Generation, 4th ed.

The new release of the fourth edition of Parking Generation includes data from more than 450 new study sites and contains sixteen new land use classifications. New land uses include: Multiplex Movie Theater, Soccer Complex, Free-Standing Discount Superstore, Convenience Market with Gasoline Pumps, Copy, Print and Express Ship Store, Coffee/Donut Shop, and more. This new report is a must have for transportation professionals conducting parking requirement analyses, site impact studies, on-site circulation studies and other land use related studies. Item IR-034C.

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Parking Requirements for Shopping Centers:  Summary Recommendations and Research Study Report, 2nd ed.

How many parking spaces are needed for today’s shopping centers? Based on a comprehensive nationwide survey of parking at shopping centers, Parking Requirements for Shopping Centers: Summary Recommendations and Research Study Report provides the standards for all sizes of retail facilities—from small strip centers to major malls. One will learn how multiplex cinemas, food courts, and entertainment features affect parking, and how to make the most of existing space.  ULI, ICSC,  1999. 135 pp.  Item LP-089A.

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