In the Twin Cities, people living in multi-family housing - apartments, condos, or any kind of dwelling that shares walls with its neighbors - travel by car 25 percent less than people who live in single-family homes. And they get around by walking, biking, and transit much, much more.
If the Denver City Council continues on its current path, the city will require more parking where it was not required before, even as other cities throw out parking requirements altogether. Denver Community Planning and Development wants to stop the bleeding.
Darin Givens is frustrated with how Atlanta is planning for the future. “We don’t feel like the city is building transit that fits needs, or places that fit transit,” says the founder of local advocacy site Thread ATL. “You see nodes of density nowhere near transit, located nowhere near a MARTA station or a regular MARTA bus. We’re not matching development and transit.”
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The City of Columbus is moving forward with at least one of the recommendations from its wide-ranging Short North Parking Study.