Parking and Zoning

by David K. Witheford, (M.ASCE), Projects Engr.; National Cooperative Highway Research Program, Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Urban Planning and Development Division, 1975, Vol. 101, Issue 1, Pg. 1-10

Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Among the many transportation-related measures used for improving urban environmental quality are the controls over offstreet parking contained in the typical zoning ordinance. These controls customarily regulate both parking supply and the design of off-street parking facilities. Thus, not only may they serve to soften the physical impacts of parking facilities on their surroundings, but also, in conjunction with other measures affecting highway traffic characteristics and mode choice, they may serve to modify travel patterns and to aid in alleviating the impacts of urban travel on the community.

Subject Headings: Parking facilities | Zoning | Travel patterns | Travel modes | Quality control | Building design |

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