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Long Beach mulls over tearing down a house for more parking

Long Beach mulls over tearing down a house for more parking

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Belmont Shore, in Long Beach, California, is playing host to a major tussle over parking. Business owners in the neighborhood want more parking so that their customers can shop easily, but homeowners are objecting to a proposal to tear down a house to create more parking spots, saying that will spoil the ambiance of the […]

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Car sharing companies get free parking in Washington, D.C.

Car sharing companies get free parking in Washington, D.C.

| January 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

With car sharing growing as a phenomenon, and with free parking for car sharing becoming a reality in Washington D.C., its popularity is likely to zoom. Many are embracing car sharing because it makes economic sense, and this new policy will help them save even more money. In a deal struck between the District Department […]

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Parking issues stall micro-unit apartments near D.C.’s Logan Circle

Parking issues stall micro-unit apartments near D.C.’s Logan Circle

| January 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last May, developers Brook Rose and Gregg Busch seemed like pioneers. The two were proposing an eight-story, 38-unit apartment building in the Logan Circle neighborhood of D.C.’s downtown — of which 32 would be “micro-units” of 280 to 350 square feet. In addition to riding the trend of miniscule apartments, the duo distinguished themselves by offering no […]

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New Yorkers willing to pay for residential parking permits

New Yorkers willing to pay for residential parking permits

| October 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

According to a recent study, a majority of New Yorkers are willing to pay an average of $400 annually for residential parking permits. Although New Yorkers have demanded residential parking permits earlier, legislators representing areas outside the neighborhoods where residential parking was proposed nixed the idea. Perhaps one of the reasons why New York is […]

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