Arguably, no city ordinance is more underestimated for its long term impacts than off-street parking requirements. This article by a planning director charts the course of removing minimums in his town.
How many better uses could parking spaces be put to in your community? Here are six ideas to get you started.
If cities remove parking minimums and parking supply goes down, what happens to people who have no choice but to drive? Will there still be parking left for them? This in-depth essay answers that question and gives some solid arguments you can use to advocate for ending parking minimums in your town.
This Strong Towns webcast features three advocates who played a big role in removing parking minimums in their town of Edmonton, Canada. Together, Ashely Salvador, Anne Stevenson, and Travis Fong pack an hour full of step-by-step advice for moving your city leadership in the direction of removing parking minimums.
This round-up of case studies, examples, and advice will help you take action to remove parking minimums in your town.
Parking minimums deplete our cities of tax revenue, hinder just about everyone who lives or does business in our communities and leave us with lots of empty, useless space. Read this essay to learn why.