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Goodwin's concern over change of road space use

Peter Stonham
11 August 2022
Professor Phil Goodwin
Professor Phil Goodwin

 

Fifty years since the size of a standard parking space was established, there are plans to make them bigger to match the growing size of cars.

The Times has reported that ministers are supporting the change. But LTT columnist Professor Phil Goodwin has raised his own concerns at the increasing size of cars, alongside other pressures on the use of road space affecting a much wider community of interest and transport implications.

The new size specification would apply to all bays created in...

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