Resilient Communities Project (RCP), University of Minnestoa
This project was completed as part of the 2012-2013 Resilient Communities Project (rcp.umn.edu) partnership with the City of Minnetonka. The City of Minnetonka was interested in assessing its parking regulations and identifying potential best practices for improving parking regulation and design. Minnetonka project lead and city planner Susan Thomas worked with students in PA 8202: Networks and Places, to develop a set of parking policy recommendations. The students recommended reducing and simplifying the current parking ordinance; introducing shared parking arrangements; employing conservation techniques and sustainable design in parking; and establishing an open and meaningful community process. The students' final report and presentation are available.
Report and presentation completed by students enrolled in PA 8202: Networks and Places, taught by Dr. Jason Cao in spring 2013.
This project was supported by the Resilient Communities Project (RCP), a program at the University of Minnesota whose mission is to connect communities in Minnesota with U of MN faculty and students to advance local sustainability and resilience through collaborative, course-based projects. RCP is a program of the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA). More information at http://www.rcp.umn.edu.
Goellner, Emily; Brandt-Sargent, Bethany; Oltz, Brent.
Parking Reduction in Minnetonka.
Resilient Communities Project (RCP), University of Minnestoa.
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