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Raleigh joins ranks of cities with no costly parking mandates

Raleigh, North Carolina became the 24th North American city confirmed to have eliminated minimum car parking requirements for most land-uses citywide. In a 7-1 vote on March 15th, 2022, Raleigh City Council approved a series of zoning amendments which flipped existing parking minimums to parking maximums, established bicycle parking requirements, and imposed environmental mitigations for …

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Bridgeport, CT joins growing list of cities with no costly car parking mandates

On November 29, 2022 the Planning and Zoning Commission of Bridgeport, the largest city in Connecticut, adopted the Zone Bridgeport code update, a comprehensive zoning update which included a complete repeal of minimum car parking requirements for new developments. Bridgeport now joins a rapidly growing cohort of cities that have removed these requirements. The Parking …

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Parking reform progresses in Raleigh, NC

On Tuesday January 18th, Raleigh’s Text Change subcommittee approved zoning code language that would repeal costly car parking mandates citywide and apply parking maximums for many uses. The next step in the process, which was initiated by Raleigh city council in June, is for the proposal to be heard by the whole Planning Commission in …

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Now you can easily see what cities have (mostly) removed all car parking requirements.

We launched our map of cities that have removed or reduced parking mandates on November 22nd and have received good feedback and over 45 new reports to update or add to the dataset. We’re working through the reports while working on features to improve the user experience. Over the weekend we published and update and …

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