Friday, July 23, 2010

Cars Take Up An Immense Amount Of Space

It's good (to me! I know most of you don't care) that the conversation is finally shifting a little bit from "not enough parking is the problem" to "maybe too much parking is a problem.

Another consequence of single use zoning is that immense amount of space devoted to parking is empty most of the time. With mixed use zoning, parking can, to some degree, have a double duty, serving workers and shoppers during the day and residents during the evening.