Black Friday is the day that reveals one of the worst flaws in the American landscape: We have way too much parking. To showcase the scale of the problem using social media posts, we are using the hashtag #BlackFridayParking. This year’s campaign brings together more than a dozen organizations, advocates, and influencers on social media to draw attention to how wasteful and destructive parking requirements are marring our landscapes and making our places less productive. Join PRN and Strong Towns in challenging excessive and costly parking mandates!
Our network is made up of hundreds of interesting people doing good work in their communities, and we want to share their stories. This week we interviewed Ann Cheng, PRN’s new board member from the San Francisco Bay Area.
In 2015, Strong Towns led a landmark campaign in the fight to end costly parking mandates by developing a crowdsourced map of cities that have eliminated minimum parking requirements. Circulating far and wide, this map has been an emblem in illustrating where cities have made progress to prioritize people over cars, and inspires other communities
The Parking Reform Network is excited to welcome Cheryl Cort, the Policy Director for the Coalition for Smarter Growth to speak about the campaign for a Washington D.C. bill to require parking cash-out as part of employee commuter benefits.
As we conclude our first year as an organization, we would like to reflect on recent accomplishments made in the area of parking reform throughout the U.S. and across the globe. Below is the Parking Reform Network’s summary of the best parking reform policies …