Austin Parking Reform Coalition has formed to remove un-affordable parking mandates

Just another oversized parking lot

As the high affordability, environmental, and traffic costs of excessive parking has become widely apparent, the outdated practice of minimum parking requirements is being overturned across the country, with the Obama, Trump, and Biden administrations publishing policy papers calling for the removal of expensive local policies like this. A growing group of nonprofits, community groups, and local leaders are calling …

Policy Hacking: Texas cities updating street design standards

Policy Hacking with Farm&City is a monthly virtual gathering designed to engage and support citizen advocacy in local communities. Farm&City is committed to building these networking opportunities and facilitating dialogue that will shift the paradigm of growth and development toward greater sustainability and equity in Texas. Held the first Thursday of every month, Policy Hacking with Farm&City is free and …