, Volume 18, Issue 1, pp 83–106 | Cite as

The changing face of parking-related data collection and analysis: The role of new technologies

  • P. W. Bonsall


Current trends in requirements for parking related information and in the availability of data are reviewed. Important influences include the increased need for data to assist in the efficient operation and management of parking stock and to assess the impact of parking on the local network and economy. New sources of data are described, particular attention being given to the availability of data as a byproduct of parking management systems and computerised enforcement systems. The use and performance of audio, video and data loggers in parking surveys is discussed as is the role of computers in questionnaire surveys. New methods of analysis involving spreadsheets, graphics and analysis software, links with databases and simulation models are outlined.

Key words

analysis computer data parking survey video 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. W. Bonsall
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  1. 1.Institute for Transport StudiesThe University of LeedsLeedsUK

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