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Debates: Issue 202 1 Jan 2009

Parking should be for people

Maria Mavridis looks at a worrying trend in North American retail parking design

Parking lots are designed for cars, not for the people who drive them, writes Maria Mavridis. Simply treating parking lots as car storage areas while ignoring the fact that automobiles have drivers and passengers, and that these car storage areas exist within a greater public context creates all manner of problems.

The problems that can arise when the human element is forgotten in the design of parking is all too evident in North America. The evidence is all around me in my home town of...

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