Cruising for parking

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From The New York Times comes an absolutely essential opinion piece that beautifully describes the link between downtown traffic and parking, arguing that, essentially, our curbside parking is too inexpensive.

Here is one of many memorable quotes: “Underpriced curb spaces are like rent-controlled apartments: hard to find and, once you do, crazy to give up. This increases the time costs (and therefore the congestion and pollution costs) of cruising.”

Read the entire article here.

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