Streetsblog article "Palo Alto, Choked By Famously Free Parking, May Consider Pricing the Curb": Web Link
Other cities along the peninsula have installed parking meters in their downtown areas. Price are usually cheap, like 50 cents per hour, but they still encourage drivers to move on and let others use the spaces. Is it time for Palo Alto to do the same? Or should we build more $100 million parking garages?