‘Tremendously overparked’ San Jose looks to shed decades-old parking requirements

In their continuing effort to transition San Jose into a climate-friendly metropolis, city officials are proposing to shed decades-old zoning rules that fueled suburban sprawl.

One such relic is a requirement that sprung from the California mindset that cars are king: Developers and businesses must provide ample on-site parking spaces.

Take away those precious spaces, today’s city officials say, and you give people a greater incentive to ditch their cars and hop into a bus or train, ride a bicycle or even walk to get around.

And while it’s not alone with “mandatory parking minimums,” San Jose has required developers and business owners to provide on-site parking more than any

→ Continue reading at Silicon Valley

More from author

Related posts


Latest posts

How to Be a Design-Thinking Executive

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Over the years, I have worked with at least 5,000 top global leaders across...

Chip Shortage to Cost Automakers $210 Billion in Sales: Analysis

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The global semiconductor shortage will lead to 7.7 million fewer vehicles produced in 2021, costing automakers billions in...

Bloodthirsty vampire bats like to drink with friends over strangers

Vampire bats may be bloodthirsty, but that doesn’t mean they can’t share a drink with friends. Fights can erupt among bats over gushing wounds...