Ram Pendyala

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Ram Pendyala is Professor of Civil, Environmental, and Sustainable Engineering at Arizona State University (ram.pendyala@asu.edu).

Do Cities Have Too Much Parking?

Andrew M. Fraser, Mikhail Chester, Juan Matute, and Ram Pendvala

Minimum parking requirements create more parking than is needed. This in turn encourages more driving at a time when cities seek to reduce congestion and increase transit use, biking, and walking. After nearly a century of development under these requirements, parking now dominates our cities.

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