75% of Us Have Skipped an Event to Avoid Dealing with Parking

Have you ever avoided going out because you didn’t want to deal with parking?  Most Americans say yes.

75% of us have skipped a social event because we knew parking would be a hassle.  Most agree city centers tend to be the hardest places to find a spot.

88% try to avoid PAYING for parking.  We’ll drive around for an average of 10 minutes looking for an open spot that’s free.

57% have also used public transportation or Uber to avoid dealing with parking.  Young people are more likely to go that route.

Last stat:  Two-thirds of people who avoid paying for parking said they’d be more willing to pay if they could reserve a spot ahead of time.

(ParkMobile / PR Newswire)

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