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A Post-Car-as-King Planning World

Cities not named from Boston in Massachusetts are explored for lessons in contemporary parking regulations.
November 26, 2019, 5am PST | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"Both government regulation and market demand have reinforced a car-as-king development pattern," according to the premise for an article by Amy Dain, and the "design dilemma for America’s current generation of city builders is what to do about cars, and in particular parking."

Dain surveys a few examples from around Massachusetts to illustrate the effect of several generations' worth of car-centric planning, as well as a few places that provide models of a less car centric way forward.

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Published on Saturday, November 23, 2019 in CommonWealth
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