Parking Irony: Socialism In The US?

City councils in many cities are ditching parking minimums (which almost always provide excessive space for storing cars) to allow for more space for people to live. This (somewhat) tongue-in-cheek article illustrates the ongoing issue in many cities as socialism, like it or hate it…

Parking: Where we embrace socialism in the US

How we embrace socialism for car storage in the public right of way

By Joe Cortright  

The production of parking spaces has exceeded the quotas established in the five year community plans. Comrade Scharnhorst has produced a new report that showing that in Seattle, there are 1,596,289 parking stalls, more than 5 parking spaces for every household: indeed, a triumph of the planned economy!  (Now if we could just figure out how to get one house per household?)

Read more…http://cityobservatory.org/parking-where-we-embrace-socialism-in-the-us/

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