What it is at risk if we continue to delay discussions about how we can move forward constructively with land use planning,
Creating more walkable neighborhoods can help make it easier to reduce car trips and through that, carbon emissions.
An article in the Washington Post discusses the link between increased parking supply and increased driving. Recent Eugene plans, such as the South Willamette Special Area Zone, call for reduced statutory parking minimums. This can only help with Eugene's climate change goals, which will require reducing the amount of miles-traveled-by car to be successful.