America’s highway and parking systems were put in place in the country’s wealthiest years, during the period between World War II and the oil crises of the ’70s. ┬áThis spirit of excess led to urban-planning practices that treated parking as an afterthought (even though it often takes up more space than the buildings it surrounds), resulting in a country overstocked with underused parking spots.

Free Parking Fallacies

Source: MyParkingSign