Parking

The first step in the transformation of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor is a proposed renovation of Rash Field. But one commentator sees the subterranean parking garage included in conceptual plans as more of the same car-domination.
15 hours ago   Greater Greater Washington
The location of parked cars can either destroy walkability or enhance it, writes urbanist Steve Mouzon.
Aug 5, 2011   The Original Green Blog
Philadelphia is opening its first "parklet" -- a small public park space built on street parking spaces.
Aug 4, 2011   The Philadelphia Inquirer
Zoning codes that mandate a certain number of parking spaces for businesses that serve on-site alcoholic beverages are inconsistent with law enforcement's campaign against drunk driving, says Eric de Place.
Jul 22, 2011   Sightline Daily
Cities plan to cut off individual parking garages is a gamble, says Josie Garthwaite in National Geographic -- yet making it impossible to park is one of the few yet most effective tools that reduces driving.
Jul 20, 2011   National Geographic
It's the opposite of conventional transportation policy in American cities that places motorist convenience in high priority (think 'level of service'). This story shows what European cities are doing to get motorists out of cars.
Jun 27, 2011   The New York Times - Environment
Once thought to be only needed in dense inner cities, underground parking lots are being built now in suburban areas to reduce the use of space in tightening quarters.
Jun 2, 2011   The Washington Post
Generally speaking, elected officials don't campaign for higher fees. However, in this op-ed, D.C. Councilman Tommy Wells draws a connections between higher residential parking fees, improved public transit, and better access to street paking.
May 27, 2011   The Washington Post - Opinions
An architect takes a seat on the Wet Hollywood City Council, and offers his thoughts on density and parking in the city and where things went wrong.
May 16, 2011   Architect
Cities of all population sizes were ranked by the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center. Key to top-rated Seattle was its management of parking. 19 cities were cited from throughout the country.
May 8, 2011   The Atlantic Magazine
Why is it so hard to build in New York City? Why are rents so expensive? It's partly because parking requirement are so onerous that developers are doing everything they can to avoid them, writes Noah Kazis.
Apr 29, 2011   Streetsblog