Is there a solution to the #parking problem in #Nairobi? @globalsiteplans

Is there a solution to the #parking problem in #Nairobi? @globalsiteplans

“Drivers in New Delhi, Bangalore, Nairobi and Milan argue most over parking spaces [and] more than half of the drivers get frustrated and end up giving up on looking for parking space,” according to IBMs global survey on parking space in major cities. Many have stated that Nairobi, in particular the Central Business District, does not have enough parking to meet the demand . Nairobi was ranked the 8th most difficult city to find parking in the IBM survey. The parking debate, however, has taken different angles, with the county government increasing on-street parking fees in order to reduce demand. This resulted to an uproar by stakeholders leading to the courts putting a restraint on the increase in charges . The increase in fees also affected public transporters and a strike by the transportation industry, including matatu and taxi drivers , forced commuters to make their...

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