Parking Madness: Calgary vs. Jacksonville

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Parking Madness has gone international. Today we welcome our first parking crater contender from outside the United States, as Canada’s third largest city faces off against the home of the Gator Bowl. It’s Calgary versus Jacksonville.

So, let’s see what our friends up north have to contribute to the proud American tradition of parking craters. Here’s Calgary:

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Pretty impressive! We don’t have much background on this entry, submitted by Dale Calkins, other than the parking crater’s obvious proximity to some of Calgary’s tallest buildings. Here’s the view of the area on Google Maps.

Can Jacksonville top that? America’s reputation is on the line here:

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Nice waterfront. This is one of those entries that’s not so much a crater as an endless asphalt plateau occasionally interrupted by buildings. This parking expanse might well be visible from space.

So, which is it, Streetsbloggers? Vote below.

Which city has the worst parking crater?

  • Jacksonville (62%, 203 Votes)
  • Calgary (45%, 147 Votes)

Total Voters: 329

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