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Parking headaches make a comeback

Jul 23, 2021
Traffic is back to pre-pandemic levels in many places, but there are a lot of tables for two where parking spaces used to be.
Cities may be happy to let expanded restaurant patios remain in place, frustrating drivers searching for parking spaces.
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Sunflowers, pocket parks and other ideas aim to beautify vacant lots

Apr 26, 2013
The Washington University Sustainable Land Lab Competition's goal? To find something creative to do with all the vacant lots in the country.
One of the concepts in the Land Lab project.
Washington University in St. Louis

Ohio State University looks to privatize parking lots

Jun 7, 2012
OSU President Gorden Gee on his school's decision to lease out its parking facilities and the impact it could have.

Rethinking the humble parking lot

Mar 14, 2012
MIT professor Eran Ben-Joseph has a minor obsession: Parking lots. He wants to design and use them better.