By Alan Durning, September 15, 2013
his is part 12 of a Sightline series on parking requirements. Read parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11.
I explained this already.
It took me 1,025 words to detail how cities make up parking quotas from
junk science. Maximum parking tallies become minimum parking
requirements, which become landscapes flooded with free parking, which
induces more driving, which leads to higher tallies of maximum parking.
Artist Don Baker explains it in 71 seconds. Behold: