Modern Changes to U.S. Parking Requirements

A.C. Grish, 2019

University of Illinois at Chicago

College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs

The proliferation of the personal automobile in the 20th-century United States continues to have an astounding impact on the shape of our cities and towns today. What the average citizen may not realize is how much of this is due to zoning requirements. Zoning laws began slowly spreading in the U.S. in the early 1900s to separate residential and industrial land uses. Although some believed zoning to be an…