Re: [carfree_cities] Parking Costs, Bike vs Car
| The local bike-parking improvements cost taxpayers more than
| $1,200 per space -- but that's still far below auto parking.
| Sound Transit spent about $37,500 per stall in the 2008 Mercer
| Island park-and-ride rebuild.
=v= I am very glad the _Seattle_Times_ presents the costs of
both types of parking. Most coverage I come across tends to
highlight the total cost of all bicycle improvements, with no
attempt to compare it with the staggeringly-higher costs of
=v= So much of the motoring public clings to the notion that
roads and parking are free, like butterflies and rainbows, and
that any attempt to get them to pay for a greater fraction of
it is a violation of their Gawd-given rights.