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Parking May Be Part of PlaNYC Update, Tweets Goldsmith

Deputy Mayor Stephen Goldsmith dropped an intriguing hint this afternoon about the upcoming revision of New York City's long-term sustainability plan. "We are looking at parking as part of @PlaNYC 2.0," he tweeted.

Now, there's a lot that needs to happen between today and Earth Day 2011, when the update is due. "Looking at" parking needs to become acting on it, and "parking" needs to include big changes to both on- and off-street parking. Even so, with the exclusion of parking policy being one of the great holes in the original PlaNYC, this could signal a breakthrough.

Hat tip to Streetsblog commenter BicyclesOnly for getting the scoop by asking Goldsmith about parking in the first place.

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