Business Now: Downtown Austin parking requirements may be eliminated
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Parking in Downtown Austin may soon look a little different.
Click here to read more about this story on the Austin Business Journal.
A recent proposal by city staff would eliminate parking requirements in Downtown Austin and allow businesses to provide as many, or as few, parking spaces as they want.
The city of Austin currently requires businesses to provide a certain number of parking spaces proportionate to the size of the business's building. Multiple city commissions have expressed support for changing this requirement.
Colin Pope, editor of the Austin Business Journal, said that eliminating the requirement would be more of a symbolic move because developers would still provide parking to keep tenants happy.
Find out more in the video above.