In the surest sign yet that “walkable” transit-oriented developments are the shape of things to come, San Jose has become the largest US city to abolish minimum parking space requirements at new housing developments.

In a paradigm shift that reverses decades of urban planning—dating back to the 1950s—in California that was built around the automobile as the primary mode of transportation, San Jose has taken the first step to reverse policies that have given the city a reputation as having the worst sprawl of parking space in NoCal.

Jack Rogers


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