Uber and Lyft are forcing Southern California parking companies to adapt or die

There’s also the crucial issue of “curb management”: local governments’ policies on who gets to use the valuable space at the side of the road. Space at the curb can be used for driving, paid parking, free parking, drop-off zones, valet areas and food trucks, but it can’t host all those things at once. Decisions about who gets priority have ripple effects on all players in the transportation industry.