There has been lively discussion at Streetlife on Park & Change/Ride:
Futures Forum: Is it 'Park & Change' or 'Park & Ride'?
And there has been a constructive suggestion made on this blog:
Futures Forum: A Park & Ride route for Sidmouth >>> Knowle Park to Connaught Gardens
Here are a couple more threads around the issue of parking:
Streetlife | Parking fees need to be abolished to benefit town
Streetlife | Manor Road Car park
Streetlife | Mill Street car park
Streetlife | Redevelopment of Port Royal
Futures Forum: An alternative to councils simply making money out of parking charges: "mixed development"
Futures Forum: Free winter parking for East Devon? ... The arguments for and against 'free parking'
Futures Forum: An idea for improving Sidmouth: making the town more pedestrian friendly: press report
Futures Forum: Parking in East Devon: where and how much... continued
Futures Forum: "Discount parking for Small Business Saturday"
Futures Forum: Traffic Management Plan for Sidmouth: serious incidents at the pinch point at the top of Sidmouth High Street
Parking in Sidmouth - SeeRed