Talking Headways Podcast: Infill Is Brain Damage

This week I chat with Susan Henderson of PlaceMakers about the use and benefits of form-based codes. A form-based approach to development codes can support transit and affect the feel and function of streets. Susan tells us why people might push back against form-based codes and how to frame conversations about their benefits.

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Buffalo passed a parking reform in 2017 to reduce parking requirements for new developments. A new study finds that mixed-use projects have since created 53 percent fewer spaces than previously required. (Stocksy / Chelsea Victoria)

How Buffalo Moved Away From Parking Requirements

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Reprinted with permission from Sidewalk Labs. Follow Sidewalk Labs’s weekly newsletter or subscribe to its podcast, “City of the Future.” One promising trend in urban planning is the push from a growing number of U.S. cities to reduce minimum parking requirements for new developments. As the name suggests, parking minimums require developers to build a […]