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Space for parking


Parking spaces – even the ones without meters – aren’t free. Researchers say adding more spaces to the American landscape just isn’t worth the “sprawl, polluted runoff and heat” generated by parking lots. If a study underway in Indiana is correct in its estimations, parking lots in the U.S. already cover an area larger than Connecticut.

This entry was posted on Thursday, September 27th, 2007 at 1:37 pm by Mike Risinit. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.
Category: pollution, sprawl, watersheds