Local parking in big cities has become a dance, one some cannot master. While many have abandoned their cars in favour of share riding, taxis, and short-term car rental, those in apartments and houses without a parking spot feel the agony of finding a place to leave their cars overnight.
Revitalised areas of inner Sydney are notoriously short of places to stop, even if only to let a bewildered passenger out. Apartment complexes such as the one I live in, have large underground parking areas patrolled by security, and monitored by CCTV. Visitors’ spots are usually taken by residents needing an extra spot, or who don’t have one at all.
That’s a problem for another story, this story is about public parking for a small shopping precinct on the ground floor.