Car-Free Development

Rendering of Culdesac Tempe development

Tempe’s ‘Car-Free’ Planned Community: Miracle or Mirage?

Can a car-free community in an auto-oriented society truly achieve its goals?

May 3, 2024 - Strong Towns

Rendering of Culdesac Tempe development

Nation's First 'Zero-Driving Community' Takes Shape in Tempe

Slated to open in 2022, Culdesac Tempe contractually forbids personal vehicles from parking within a quarter-mile radius of the project site.

September 19, 2021 - Bloomberg CityLab

Arizona Sprawl

No Cars Allowed: Arizona Multi-Family Development Tests the Market for Car-Free Living

Culdesac Tempe will offer will have apartments for 1,000 people and zero space for cars.

November 21, 2019 - Medium

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