Recent Streetsblog USA posts about Parking Madness 2016

Your 2016 Parking Madness Champion Is… Louisville!

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Streetsblog readers spent the past three weeks voting in Parking Madness, the single elimination tournament where cities compete for the Golden Crater — a symbol of the shameful amount of space we’ve allowed surface parking to consume in our communities. We started with a field of 16 and now we have a champion. The winner of this year’s Golden Crater […]

Parking Madness 2016 Championship: Federal Way vs. Louisville

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This is it, folks. We started out with 16 parking craters in this year’s Parking Madness tournament, and just two remain: the asphalt-dominated downtown of Federal Way, Washington, and the grey parking lots in the SoBro section of Louisville, Kentucky. Louisville scored a major upset yesterday, beating many commenters’ pick to win it all, downtown Niagara Falls, New York. Meanwhile, Federal Way […]

Parking Madness Final Four: Niagara Falls vs. Louisville

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Only three cities are left in the running for the Golden Crater in Parking Madness 2016. Today’s matchup will determine which insane parking will take on Federal Way, Washington, in the championship match. Read up on the case for these two semi-finalists and vote below. Niagara Falls Niagara Falls is stunning, isn’t it? This is downtown, just a few […]

Parking Madness Final Four: Federal Way vs. Dallas

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Villanova is taking on UNC tonight, but the main event is here on Streetsblog, with the first Final Four match of Parking Madness 2016. Streetsblog readers have narrowed this year’s field of 16 down to four parking abominations in these cities: Niagara Falls, Louisville, Dallas, and Federal Way, Washington. Your votes will determine who gets into the […]

Parking Madness Elite Eight: Wilkes-Barre vs. Louisville

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The final spot in the Final Four is up for grabs today, as we conclude the second week of the 2016 Parking Madness tournament. So far, parking craters in Dallas, Niagara Falls, and Federal Way, Washington have advanced to this elite stage of the competition. In today’s matchup, a waterfront parking crater in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, goes up […]

Parking Madness Elite Eight: Dallas vs. Muncie

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We’re down to six remaining contenders in this year’s Parking Madness tournament after the grey expanse of Niagara Falls, New York, blew out the competition from Rutland, Vermont, claiming the second slot in the Final Four. Today’s pairing: a Texas-sized disaster and a Midwestern moonscape. Only one will advance. Dallas Dallas’s Fair Park is a 275-acre complex near downtown that is home to the state […]