DJDave, aka David Wittman, spoofs L.A. culture and the politics of the parking lot in this clever video.
Jun 17, 2011 YouTube
Beyond the fact that supplying lots of parking encourages driving, a new study quantifies the environmental impact of parking lot construction.
Jan 12, 2011 The Infrastructurist
A meeting last week at the Regional Planning Commission attracted dozens of speakers angry with L.A. County's plans to change the zoning around the marina to allow new development of apartments and retail spaces.
Nov 8, 2010 The Los Angeles Times
A new Safeway in Washington, D.C. is breaking the mold in grocery design by tucking the parking away behind the entrance and putting the market upstairs in a 2-story building, with smaller shops for lease on the street.
Jun 22, 2010 The Washington Post
Lester Brown of the Earth Policy Institute proposes renovating city parking lots into actual parks would go a long way to improving the air quality of cities.
Jun 8, 2010 AutoBlogGreen
This post from <em>The Overhead Wire</em> looks at the impact of parking lot sprawl in American downtowns -- and finds a striking resemblance between those downtowns and bomb-ravaged cities from World War Two.
Feb 22, 2010 The Overhead Wire
Los Angeles explores the possibility of selling off parking garages to manage a budget crisis.
Feb 1, 2010 Los Angeles Times
Steven Mouzon reflects on the huge investment a roadside reference like a Waffle House must make in infrastructure versus the relatively low expense for an inner-city restaurant.
Jan 17, 2010 The Original Green Blog
Swiss architectural firm Herzog & de Meuron have designed a new parking garage for Miami that attempt to engage the public with a shockingly open-air design.
Dec 25, 2009 Financial Times
An exhibit currently at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. explains how the architecture and design of parking lots evolved, and why. Meanwhile, the Parking Show of Shows conference takes place nearby with a different take.
Nov 6, 2009 The Washington Post