Thursday, April 26th, 2012

More Parking Madness in Providence

As a quick addendum to my Providence series, here’s a graphic put together by Greater City Providence that highlights all the parking in downtown Providence. As in most downtowns, it’s pretty staggering.

Topics: Public Policy
Cities: Providence

3 Responses to “More Parking Madness in Providence”

  1. Alon Levy says:

    I was just at a meeting with a few other local transit activists, discussing the streetcar that had just been proposed. Some of the suburbanites at the meeting insisted that Providence didn’t have enough parking, and garages were necessary to draw suburbanites into the city.

  2. William S. van der Veen says:

    Oh the opportunity cost!

  3. John Morris says:

    Ge, I wonder where their tax base went? Providence is is a tiny city by land area; a high percent of that is occupied by gov and non profits and a lot of the rest is wasted on this.

    Really, shocking for a city so well connected to Boston by train. Dumb is the only word that fits.

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