Parking Requirements

August 12, 2017, 1pm PDT
An approved, 55 micro-unit, mixed-use development with no parking sited on a transit corridor with 15-minute headways has been halted by a legal ruling after neighborhood opponents proved the bus was not meeting its schedule.
Seattle Weekly
May 28, 2017, 1pm PDT
A group led by David Beckham is working to build a stadium in Miami that would house a Major League Soccer team. There are two twists (besides Becks): the stadium would require zero public financing and the stadium would build zero parking.
Miami Herald
April 22, 2017, 9am PDT
Arlington County, Virginia has begun a process to reduce parking requirements for large residential developments near transit stations.
Greater Greater Washington
April 11, 2017, 12pm PDT
Parking is back in the news, with a high-profile case study: the new spaceship-shaped headquarters of Apple in Cupertino has devoted a larger footprint to parking spaces than office space.
The Economist
March 9, 2017, 7am PST
A Massachusetts regional planning agency says many of Boston's neighborhoods have too many unused parking spaces.
The Boston Globe
February 2, 2017, 9am PST
Smart Growth America surveyed five examples of transit oriented developments from around the country and found a common characteristics: all of the projects have way too much parking.
The Washington Post
January 13, 2017, 5am PST
Parking lots and one-story buildings are being rapidly redeveloped in the Short North, located just north of Downtown Columbus. New parking requirements are aimed at streamlining the development process and ensuring adequate parking.
Columbus Underground
January 6, 2017, 2pm PST
Recently approved changes to the zoning code in South Boston are designed to reduce the number variances granted by the Boston Zoning Board of Appeals. They also increase the number of parking sports required for new developments.
The Boston Globe
December 16, 2016, 1pm PST
Facing an affordability crisis, Seattle is betting on dense, walkable development. The transition away from guaranteed parking promises to be no easier here than elsewhere.
The Seattle Times
October 29, 2016, 1pm PDT
Above-grade parking garages, also called parking podiums, have become a standard typology across Los Angeles. From Koreatown to Downtown, new residential buildings are separated from the street by several floors of space devoted to parking.
Urbanize LA
October 24, 2016, 8am PDT
The Akron City Council will this week decide on legislation that could at it to the roster of cities that have reformed parking requirements.
Akron Beacon Journal
October 4, 2016, 10am PDT
Recent suggestions from Philadelphia's City Council threaten the city's rebound and could turn swaths of Philadelphia into suburbia, argues Inga Saffron in a recent opinion piece.
The Philadelphia Enquirer
September 21, 2016, 10am PDT
The City Council of Oakland, California has approved a far-reaching reduction of parking requirements.
East Bay Times
August 30, 2016, 1pm PDT
The Denver City Council approved two separate moratoriums on building types that are adding infill density to neighborhoods in the city.
The Denver Post
August 20, 2016, 1pm PDT
A new study provides evidence of how the incredibly high costs of parking get spread around—even to people who don't have cars.
Streetsblog USA
July 10, 2016, 9am PDT
If the proposed parking minimums had been in place over the past eight years, one-fifth of new development in the area would have been impossible, according to analysis reported by Bike Portland.
Bike Portland
May 18, 2016, 12pm PDT
A large development in San Francisco would limit parking spaces by paying for its tenants to go car free. Uber is paying part of the bill.
The Verge
April 16, 2016, 11am PDT
Los Angeles is moving toward creating a path to amnesty and affordability for habitable, but unpermitted residential units.
Los Angeles Times
April 8, 2016, 8am PDT
In a substantial part of the city, parking requirements will be eliminated for subsidized and senior housing.
StreetsBlog NYC
March 31, 2016, 7am PDT
With underground parking spaces costing $37,000 and more to build in Chicago, it might come as a shock that a recent study found much more parking supply than demand around the city's apartment buildings.
Chicago Tribune