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Podcast: Putting City Character in Context

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This week we’re joined once again by author Chuck Wolfe to talk about his book “Sustaining a City’s Culture and Character.”  We talk about sustainable travel and the “character” and “authenticity” of places.  We also talk in detail about the importance of context when considering planning for the future. For those of you who prefer […]
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 […]