UCLA’s Donald Shoup quoted in Vice on North America’s car-centric zoning laws

January 29, 2020

Donald Shoup, a distinguished research professor in the Department of Urban Planning at UCLA, was quoted in a Vice article about how North America’s bias toward automobile ownership has resulted in auto-centric zoning laws. 

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Shoup estimates that the United States has allocated between $102 billion and $374 billion to provide its residents with free parking, which is “somewhere between what we pay for Medicare and national defense.” 

Read more in Vice.