Parking Requirements

The D.C. Zoning Commission last week approved a new zoning code for the nation's capital. The new code will go into effect in September.
Jan 21, 2016   WAMU
In older, denser communities like Hoboken, NJ, where almost everything is walkable and land value is sky high, why are city officials still requiring parking minimums?
Dec 8, 2015   Strong Towns
Strong Towns completes another year of its critique of parking policies, brought to retail districts all over the country on the biggest shopping day of the year: Black Friday.
Dec 1, 2015   Strong Towns
The high cost of free parking is almost, but not quite, common knowledge. Many, but not all, people realize the pernicious effects of parking requirements. A map can help illustrate this spreading awareness.
Nov 25, 2015   Strong Towns
Transit Oriented Development projects around the country are still facing suburban-style parking requirements.
Oct 30, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
Fayetteville, Arkansas, home to the University of Arkansas and neighbor to Bentonville, home of Walmart, has taken a national leadership role in parking policy by ending minimum parking requirements for non-residential uses.
Oct 8, 2015   Fayetteville Flyer
Ten times more land in Chicago is now designated for transit oriented development—affording new development reduced parking requirements, density bonuses for affordable housing, and new strength for the city's Pedestrian Street design regulations.
Sep 30, 2015   Chi.Streetsblog
A new argument has appeared in the ongoing debate about parking requirements. A university in a college town objected to reduced parking requirements on the grounds that it would make the city too attractive to developers.
Sep 30, 2015   CityLab
Thinking about congestion as an economic problem generates new solutions for the problem as well as a response to accusations of social engineering.
Sep 29, 2015   Urban Kchoze
As a new wave of people flood cities to live, work, and play, many arrive on four wheels: cars, which are creating massive headaches for city planners and drivers.
Sep 29, 2015   Elevation DC
Streetsblog NYC reviews new zoning and development rules proposed by the de Blasio Administration and finds incremental progress, not a major breakthrough, for parking policy.
Sep 28, 2015   StreetsBlog NYC