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Parking signOne of the bigger challenges in Newton’s older village centers, parking is also key to village vitality.  Learn how we can use our parking resources more wisely while making the best use of the proceeds with Parking Benefit Districts

A library forum on April 23 will explain some of the cutting-edge ideas used in cities across America to unlock the potential of public, on-street parking by using the marketplace to set pricing (called “dynamic pricing”), ensuring optimal space vacancy rates while returning funds to the business district.

Who: Jessica Robertson, planner at the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC), and developer of the ParkSmart Initiative; Sean Roche, editor of Newton’s Parking Management Plan

When: April 23, 7-8:45 pm
Where: Druker Auditorium, Newton Free Library

Sponsored by: Newton Free Library, League of Women Voters, Newton