Category: Analysis

BEST urges relaxing parking minimums

November 16, 2021

Donald Shoup argues, “Minimum parking requirements subsidize cars, increase traffic congestion and carbon emissions, pollute the air and water, encourage sprawl, raise housing costs, exclude poor people, degrade urban design, reduce walkability, and damage the…

Vision Zero Cities 2020 highlights

October 29, 2020

Vision Zero Cities 2020 conference occurred online on Oct. 19–23, 2020. Effects of COVID-19 on transportation safety being felt far and wide by advocates and their communities. COVID-19 has taught the transportation world that rapid…

LTD 2021–2030 CIP Open for Public Comment

October 1, 2020

UPDATE 11/13/2020: Now includes LTD Board adoption of CIP. UPDATE 10/21/2020: Now includes BEST’s recommendations. LTD’s Community Investment Plan (CIP) is a 10-year framework that provides direction on community investments. Scheduled for adoption on Nov….