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Introducing the BOMA 2017 Office Standard
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CodeNEXT density increase could mean parking requirement decrease (Austin Monitor)
Code Next LogoThe spirit of road rage sometimes goes beyond Austin’s congested highways and injects itself into debates revolving around the city’s transit problems. That angst could be felt at the Oct. 10 Planning Commission meeting, when staff presented how parking requirements would shift under CodeNEXT 2.0.

In the Mobility Code Prescription paper published in July 2016, the CodeNEXT Advisory Group advocated for transitioning Austin from its car-dominant roots into a multimodal city. Planning and Zoning Director Greg Guernsey informed commissioners at the meeting that in pursuit of that goal, the second draft of the new land use code had proposed a reduction in parking requirements.

Specifically, the required spaces for single-family use would be reduced from two to one, and requirements for apartment, retail, food sales and office uses would also be dropped down. “People are more inclined than in the past to try to take those other modes (of transportation) if they’re available,” Guernsey said. “The idea is to lessen trips and not need vehicles as much.”
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