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Calling for Parking Reform in Dallas

An onion piece published by D Magazine makes an argument for less burdensome parking requirements as a way to deliver more affordable housing options in Dallas' housing stock.
February 11, 2020, 12pm PST | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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Multi-Family Development
Trong Nguyen

Katy Slade, principal and founder of mixed-use and multi-family developer Mintwood Real Estate, writes a call to action for the city of Dallas: parking requirement reform.

Slade calls parking reform a quick solution to the need for more affordability in the city, and starts from an assumption that the Dallas City Code requires too many parking spaces.

After penciling out the high cost of parking requirements, Slade lists six potential amendments to the Dallas City Code’s Off-Street Parking Regulations, including allowing for tandem spaces, allowing for more compact spaces, allow bike parking to count for parking reductions everywhere in the city, and more.

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Published on Friday, January 24, 2020 in D Magazine
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