Surface Parking Lots

Spalding planning to convert long-vacant parking lot to recreational field

Over the weekend, Spalding University announced it's putting the demolition of the historic Puritan Uniform Rental Building for a parking lot on hold. But the university is slowly moving...

Americans can’t afford the high cost of parking requirements

Building a single parking spot can easily cost more than many Americans’ life savings. In the latest issue of Access Magazine, retired UCLA economist Donald Shoup brings this...

Making Place: How Louisville is using tactical urbanism to rebuild civic...

"You can have a space, and even though it's vacant at the time, it can still have a life. It's still part of the...

Louisville’s parking lots win national attention as country’s worst “parking crater”

On Friday, Louisville received was awarded the dishonorable distinction as the city with the nation's worst "parking crater," a term for a vast area of surface...

Vote! The parking lots of SoBro make Streetsblog USA’s Parking Madness...

Each year, Streetsblog hosts the bracket no one wants to be on: Parking Madness. The competition pits 16 cities with too much land dedicated to...

Louisville, Southern Indiana awarded $10.3 million from HUD for capital improvements...

This month, the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) issued more than $1.8 billion in federal funds to 3,100 housing authorities across the country...

This eight-story hotel is planned to fill a decades-old parking lot...

Development in Downtown Louisville is now officially very exciting—soon construction crews will be in every corner of the core city with a variety of...

Shawnee’s West Market Street is looking up with a new streetscape...

West Louisville is getting another Family Dollar, bringing the total number of stores for the North Carolina–based company to six in an area west...

Research shows cities that build more parking get more traffic

Build parking spaces and they will come—in cars. New research presented this week at the annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board finds a direct,...