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Grab Your Camera. It's #BlackFridayParking Time Again.

Grab Your Camera. It's #BlackFridayParking Time Again.

While your fellow Americans are busy fighting each other for 50% off toys and discounted televisions at the stores in your town, you have a job: Snap some photos of the parking lots surrounding these stores.

It's Time to Redefine the Single Occupancy Vehicle

It's Time to Redefine the Single Occupancy Vehicle

I keep thinking about the efficiency of the human body. Each model year comes equipped with space-saving design, lots of leg-room, built-in entertainment features, and is bio-fuel-compatible with generally limited emissions.

A Guide to Busting Parking Myths in Your Town

A Guide to Busting Parking Myths in Your Town

“There’s no parking around there!” How to hit the streets and collect the data yourself, and figure out whether your neighborhood actually has a parking shortage—or, more likely, an excess.

The Many Costs of Too Much Parking

The Many Costs of Too Much Parking

Requiring excessive parking comes at a heavy cost to the vitality and financial resilience of our cities.. Have you ever wanted a one-stop list of the many ways this is the case? We did too. So we made one.

It's Time to Redefine the Single Occupancy Vehicle

It's Time to Redefine the Single Occupancy Vehicle

I keep thinking about the efficiency of the human body. Each model year comes equipped with space-saving design, lots of leg-room, built-in entertainment features, and is bio-fuel-compatible with generally limited emissions. On foot, we are nimble, responsive, and shaped to maximize the utilization of space. A crowd of people is not a traffic jam, it’s a party!

4 Things to do with Unused Parking Lots

4 Things to do with Unused Parking Lots

Towns across the country are transforming unused parking into more productive developments that offer true benefits to a community, not just temporary car storage.

Parking with Limits

Parking with Limits

The right amount of parking is well-utilized and valuable. But too much is detrimental.

Parking Minimums Must Die

Parking Minimums Must Die

If we took the entire Strong Towns Strength Test and boiled it down to one indicator, it would be parking minimums. If you can't figure out how to get rid of them, your town isn't strong.

Our Parking Minimums Map - Updated

Our Parking Minimums Map - Updated

One year ago, we released a crowdsourced map tracking decreases in parking minimums across the country as part of #BlackFridayParking. Today we're sharing an update.