November 2014


Flexible parking structures as civic enablers | News


The flexible parking structure is located next to a colonnade under the adjacent Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) commuter rail line, which would be transformed into a pedestrian spine in the heart of downtown Rockville Center. (via; Image: Useful Inc.)

First, parking structures should be used for longer periods of the day and for different purposes, both public and private. […]

Second, parking structures must be designed as flexible structures that can accommodate transitions from parking alone to a variety of other uses as parking ratios decline with mixed-use development and increased use of shared parking facilities and public transportation. —

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