This week the Austin’s Pedestrian Advisory Council voted unanimously to endorse eliminating parking requirements from the Austin Code across the board. I’ve been pushing for this for over two years and almost ran for mayor myself last year with this as my top issue.
This news comes in the same week NASA confirms we have had a straight flush of ever warming record breaking years. We finally have the opportunity to make Austin the green walk-able city it only THINKS it is. I only hope the action is not too little to late.
It has an official stamp of approval but it is not set yet. We must work to ensure our progress does not reverse.