Faculty Advisor

Looft, Fred J.

Faculty Advisor

Shockey, Ingrid K.


As Iceland has become a major tourist destination over the past ten years, parking congestion has increased in downtown Reykjavik along with the concerns of residents. To better understand the parking situation, we assessed the public’s awareness of parking locations and evaluated the usage of parking resources in downtown Reykjavik to generate data that we used to develop recommendations to reduce parking congestion concerns. Our results demonstrated that rental cars are not having a significant impact on parking congestion. Our recommendations included improving parking signage, revising their parking/permit policies, removing car stickers that make rental cars easily identifiable, and creating a phone application to centralize parking payments.


Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted


Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project



Advisor Department

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Advisor Department

Interdisciplinary Programs