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
Small fuel effiecient cars are nothing new. In fact many of the major car manufacturers are now offering a variety of options which achieve 40+ miles per gallon. However, what we have not seen until now is a highly fuel efficient car which is highly affordable. Introducing the Elio to be produced in Louisiana by…
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…