Recent Streetsblog NYC posts about Rachel Weinberger

DCP Flubs Research on How Off-Street Parking Affects Traffic

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In its latest parking report, the Department of City Planning claimed that residential off-street parking is not linked to increased driving, contradicting previous research. In response, the parking policy experts who produced that research are reprimanding the agency for jumping to conclusions based on insufficient evidence. The flub by DCP could have big consequences, because it undermines […]

PlaNYC 2.0 Reactions: Rachel Weinberger, UPenn Professor

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Streetsblog has been gathering responses to last week’s release of PlaNYC 2.0. This is the fourth installment. Read the first, second, and third parts. In a phone interview with Streetsblog yesterday, Rachel Weinberger, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania and an architect of the transportation section of PlaNYC 1.0, gave us her take on the update of […]

New Domino Drops 266 Parking Spaces. How Low Can It Go?

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Local activists have made Williamsburg’s New Domino a little less auto-centric. Image: The New Domino How few parking spaces should be attached to new developments to make New York a more sustainable city? That’s the big question for developments like Brooklyn’s New Domino, the huge project slated for the Williamsburg waterfront where developers originally proposed […]