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The 800 Million Parking Spaces In America Have Huge Environmental Impact

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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There's No Such Thing As Free Parking Earlier this year we quoted economist Tyler Cowen about the cost of free parking: Many suburbanites take free parking for granted, whether it's in the lot of a big-box store or at home in the driveway. Yet the presence of so many parking spaces is an artifact of regulation and serves as a powerful subsidy to cars and car trips. But how many spaces are there, and what is the environmental impact of them?... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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