Photo credits: Sophia Ruiz

UMPARKEN

SCHWABING-WEST

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Description

100 m2

Schwabing, Munich, Germany

Re-Purposing Parking

One month, (24 August-21 September, 2020)

local/regional administration, citizens, academia, industry, city planners.

During one month, eight participants parked their car outside of the city on a provided parking lot and received a free mobility package by the organizers and mobility partners which included public transport, sharing and rental services. In addition, a small street next to a park that has a capacity for four parking spaces was closed and in collaboration with the local residents and a design agency, a parklet-style prototype was developed to enable urban gardening, bicycle and scooter parking and stationary activities.

Purpose

To promote, integrate and test sustainable mobility (walking, cycling, micro-mobility, etc.), To recover public space by removing parking spots and changing parking regime. To make streets safer and to create space for children to play and raise awareness and discussion about public space. To improve liveability. 

IMPACTS

Mobility-related effects

Accessibility to the place

More use of shared (e)mobility

Parking reduction

Safer streets
Decreased car use

Urban functions

Social

The street use changed (new activities)

New spaces for play

Economic

Unknown

Environmental

Noise, more greenery, place maintenance reported neutral impacts.

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Photo credits:  (c) UnternehmerTUM/ Digital Hub Mobility