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All those green areas are used for nothing but storing cars. Image: Ryan Keeney

Denver Warming to the Idea of Parking Maximums

One overlooked reason for the traffic swamping Denver streets is all the real estate we've set aside to accommodate parking. The city is rife with monolithic parking structures and asphalt lots that beckon to people with cars. All that parking creates a vicious cycle by degrading the pedestrian environment and generating traffic that slows down buses.