Parklets are having a moment in 2020, and here's a helpful guide if you know of anyone looking to get started.
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Officially launched this spring, the Parking Reform Network is a new non-profit organization with, in its own words, “a mission to educate the public about the impact of parking policy on climate change, equity, housing, and traffic. Its goal is to inspire and support a nationwide network of parking reformers.”
Think of the network as a convener, a place where those interested in parking reform can:
- Find each other and network
- Help each other strategize about local parking issues
- Learn about the challenges and opportunities that other communities have encountered
- Share information, including resources such as up-to-date data and case... (More)
As communities acknowledge the many costs of parking minimums, they must brainstorm ways to provide parking while investing in the elements that create walkable places, such as sidewalk and street trees.
Urban designers in the Strong Towns movement have found that head out angled parking, also known as back-in parking, can create walkable places while still providing parking.
See the video below from Martin County to learn the basics of head out angled parking and how it can work in your community.