Given that less than 20% of Japan is livable, a free parking space comes with a high premium. In fact, if you buy a new car there, you must have proof that you have a garage or rental space to park it. Many areas have double-decker parking lifts that involve you sharing a set of keys with your neighbor so that you can gain access to your car by taking theirs off the lift first and swapping vehicles around. One local resident has gotten creative in the video below. Pray for us.