Episode 630: Free Parking : Planet Money The story of a 24-year-old kid and the idea he thought would reduce congestion, cut greenhouse gasses and make urban life easier for everyone. Instead, it brought him nothing but trouble.
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Episode 630: Free Parking

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Episode 630: Free Parking

Episode 630: Free Parking

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Parking is a problem in most cities. Eric Meyer thought he had a solution that his neighbors in Baltimore, and the world, might appreciate.

Meyer made an app to reduce congestion, cut greenhouse gasses and make urban life easier for everyone. Instead, it brought him nothing but trouble.

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