Employee commutes are a growing topic of discussion at Atlanta companies. Think of all the times that commute times are a real part of the conversation: Office relocation

  • New hire interviews
  • Employee retention
  • Work from home policies

A facet of the commuting conversation which is often overlooked and something organizations can control is parking. Los Angeles, a city with one of the worst commute times in the country has 14% of its land dedicated to parking. While most employees want more parking, additional parking spaces is directly correlated to more headaches. Parking lot challenges are tied to:

There really is no free parking for employers or employees. If we acknowledge the headaches caused by parking we can then figure out solutions. Here’s an article that summarizes the parking pain for employers and employees. We spend about 17 hours a year looking for parking.

Parking Solutions

Any parking solution is rooted in a reduced dependency on parking. With the advent of commuter initiatives in Washington D.C., Seattle and Phoenix, some employers have reduced their parking space requirements by 20%. Here are just some things organizations are doing to improve their parking situation:

Here are some other interesting nuggets about parking:

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