US Cities Are Falling Out of Love With the Parking Lot – wired.com
California and many local governments are scrapping requirements that once made cars the center of the urban landscape.
Oliver MilmanJan 7, 2023 8:00 AM
This story originally appeared in The Guardian and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration.
They are gray and rectangular, and if you laid all 2 billion of them together they would cover an area roughly the size Connecticut, about 5,500 square miles. Parking lots have a monotonous ubiquity in US life, but a growing band of cities and states are now refusing to force more on people, arguing that they harm communities and inflame the climate crisis.