DC reserves parking for residents
The District of Columbia is "reserving thousands of on-street parking spaces for residents on weekdays in the city’s most crowded neighborhoods, part of an aggressive effort to limit spots for visitors," The Washington Post reports. The effort will affect as many as 10,000 spaces, and is part of an overall strategy "to promote bicycling and mass transit while increasing the odds that residents can find parking." Under the new regulations, for example, 550 blocks of DC's Ward 1 will have one side of the street reserved for cars with parking permits, while the other side is open for nonpermitted autos.
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