5 days ago
Parking garages and lots could help shape the new mobility landscape in important ways that go far beyond storing cars.
July 1, 2019, 9am PDT
"Seattle is still a car town at heart," Danny Westneat writes, pointing to a number of gargantuan new parking garages like the 2,300-stall complex at Expedia's new headquarters.
March 8, 2019, 12pm PST
The urban landscape could change significantly as cities and transportation systems evolve. Planners are envisioning what that would mean for parking and what decisions need to be made now.
December 11, 2018, 11am PST
The Southwest Corridor could become the most parking-heavy rail line every created by TriMet. Even parking-lite planning scenarios would spend as much as $100 million on parking garages.
August 5, 2018, 9am PDT
An architect makes the case for future-proofing new parking garages so they can easily shift to other uses in a future with fewer cars.
May 29, 2018, 12pm PDT
The state of Minnesota is disinclined, so far, to pay for the project, but St. Paul officials are looking to invest big money to replace a large parking garage in the downtown entertainment district.
October 18, 2014, 1pm PDT
A new database from the Oakland-based Transform group maps and tracks unused parking spaces in multifamily housing developments.
April 19, 2014, 9am PDT
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.
Greater Greater Washington
November 30, 2013, 5am PST
Across the United States, brick-and-mortar stores are engaged in an existential war with online retailers. The newest weapons in the battle for customers are technologies that make the search for a parking spot a cinch.
November 14, 2013, 1pm PST
The trend towards less driving and auto ownership is causing designers to rethink the future of America's ever-growing supply of parking garages. Eric Jaffe explores what it means to design a garage with an eye towards a less car-dependent future.
September 19, 2013, 9am PDT
In Washington D.C., and cities across the U.S., many planners believe the decline in driving and auto ownership presages a major reshaping of urban land use. As the demand for parking spaces wanes, how will our streets and blocks change?
August 12, 2013, 2pm PDT
Claudia and George Klousoulas examine how designers have used light as a building material in the parking garages of Miami Beach -- with a slideshow.
Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built + Natural Environments
June 21, 2013, 6am PDT
From parking garages to its bike-share program, and streetscape improvements to trails that integrate nature and city life, Miami has taken a stylish but pedestrian-friendly approach to transportation decisions, says Claudia Kousoulas.
November 29, 2012, 5am PST
Too much parking and too much transit creates a glut of unneeded parking. Of course, this is by design - that is, zoning design, where Downtown Brooklyn developers are required to accommodate new residents of their new buildings with large garages.
The New York Times - N.Y. / Region
October 13, 2012, 11am PDT
Mark Byrnes has collected images of 16 innovative parking garages whose inspirational designs prove that accommodating the automobile doesn't necessarily mean neglecting the neighborhood.
February 3, 2012, 12pm PST
Marc Santora pens a pity piece for the fate of the automobile in New York City. Whereas, once upon a time the car was doing the bullying, the 'once-exalted automobile is now under siege.'
July 21, 2010, 1pm PDT
Not that there's a lot of competition in that regard, but 1111 Lincoln Road in Miami, a 300 car parking garage with condos, fashion retail stores and a penthouse, takes the cake. James Russell pays it a visit.
January 24, 2010, 7am PST
Lisa Gray paints a picture of downtown Houston's inexorable evolution from a city full of ground level parking lots to a denser metropolis where multi-level garages are commonplace.
October 15, 2009, 8am PDT
As demand for parking at transit nodes has increased, developers have looked for ways to make their garages more 'green'.