Don Shoup: Professor of Urban Planning, UCLA

Don Shoup: Professor of Urban Planning, UCLA

donaldDonald Shoup is a Distinguished Professor of Urban Planning at UCLA, where he has served as Chair of the Department of Urban Planning and as Director of the Institute of Transportation Studies. His book, The High Cost of Free Parking, has drawn widespread praise for revealing how better parking policies can improve cities, the economy, and the environment. In the book, Shoup recommends that cities should charge fair market prices for on-street parking, use the meter revenue to finance added public services in the metered neighborhoods, and remove off-street parking requirements. Shoup is a Fellow of the American Institute of Certified Planners, an Honorary Professor at the Beijing Transportation Research Center, and the Editor of ACCESS.