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Parking as a Scarce Resource

Posted in Commuting, Development Issues, Environmental Issues, New Urbanism, Transportation
In the 2011 book The High Cost of Free Parking Professor Donald Shoup thoughfully walks the reader through the history of parking in the United States into the present situation in which we find ourselves.  Everyone wants a free parking space; but as Professor Shoup explains, there is no such thing as a ‘free" parking [&hellip… Continue Reading

Value of Walkability

Posted in Commuting, Development Issues, Environmental Issues, New Urbanism
According to walkscore.com a walkable neighborhood has: 1)  A center: Walkable neighborhoods have a center, whether it’s a main street or a public space. 2)  People:  Enough people for businesses to flourish and for public transit to run frequently 3)  Mixed income, mixed use:  Affordable housing located near businesses. 4)  Parks and public space:  Plenty of [&hellip… Continue Reading
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