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CNT Study of D.C. Parking Could Pave the Way for Better Chicago Policies
Chicago’s City Council recently passed a beefed-up transit-oriented development ordinance that eliminates parking minimums for new residential buildings near transit. However, new development outside of the TOD zones still are still generally required to provide a parking space for every unit.
A report co-authored by Chicago’s Center for Neighborhood Technology provides more evidence that this kind of arbitrary parking mandate is inappropriate. It makes an argument that instead of parking minimums, evidence-based projections should be used to determine how many – if any – spaces should be built. The study, which focused on Washington, D.C., was honored last week as the best transportation and land use paper of 2016 by the Transportation Research Board.View Story
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In the Loop: Deep Tunnel
In the Loop is WYCC Chicago's weekly public affairs show. In this segment, they examine Chicago's Deep Tunnel stormwater system and interview CNT President Scott Bernstein about lower-cost ways to prevent urban flooding, like installing green infrastructure.