Parking Over Preschool in Portland
Portland, OR’s largest preschool is getting evicted over a parking squabble. It’s not the city requiring parking, this time, but the school’s landlord, a church, that wants to see cars parking instead of kids playing.
Dallas Keeps Moving Toward Reforms
Another meeting of the Zoning Ordinance Advisory Committee in Dallas, TX takes them a step closer to a recommendation to eliminating costly parking mandates. We hear this could make it before City Council by the end of the summer!
More news about parking minimums
- Raleigh may drop parking requirements for new development
- Many San Diego businesses would no longer have to provide parking under policy proposal
- Less, not more, is the key to Kingston’s ‘progressive’ parking plan
Philadelphia’s Parking Tax Cut
Charlottesville Says No To New Garage
If you follow NYT Opinion columnist Jamelle Bouie you probably know that Charlottesville has been considering a multi-million dollar parking garage. Opponents of the plan carried the day and the city will build a new surface lot instead. Surface lots are just apartment buildings waiting to happen, structured parking is a 30 year commitment to more cars in your city.
New Tools for Reformers
And a recent report from UCLA’s Adam Millard-Ball analyzed the high cost of wide residential streets. There is an accompanying website with a map and loads of charts and examples, check it out!
- Seattle on-street parking rates increase in June; see what areas are affected
- Upper Cheyenne Canon parking lot receives major facelift
- Months-long battle over $50 parking ticket ends up costing Brookfield thousands
- Hong Kong Parking Spot Goes for $1.3 Million, Shattering World Record Amid Space Shortage