Wednesday Parking Round Up: No such thing as free parking, Chicago residents want public spaces, not parking, and more

How Much A Parking Space Costs
(Source: Donald Shoup; The Washington Post)

Residents in the Uptown neighborhood in Chicago want walking, biking, farmers’ markets and food-trucks instead of a fenced parking lot. “The survey shows that the general community is looking for more public spaces they can call their own and use as a community — spaces that aren’t gated off just for cars”

Free parking” makes poor people pay for parking even when they cannot afford a car

The Netherlands voted a garage its best building of the year – here is why

“Parking has a profound impact on housing affordability” – Jeffrey Tumlin on parking wasteland and building livable communities, in a 15-minute video.

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