Join us for an engaging webinar on parking and the pressing need for parking reform in the United States, led by acclaimed author and transportation staff writer for Slate Magazine, Henry Grabar. Moderated by Robert Puentes, the CEO of the Eno Center for Transportation, this webinar will delve into the captivating insights presented in Henry’s latest book, “Paved Paradise: How Parking Explains the World.” As America remains a land of free parking, this timely discussion will explore the detrimental impacts of our parking-centric culture and propose innovative solutions for a more sustainable and efficient future.
In this webinar, Henry Grabar will draw upon his extensive research and analysis to shed light on the hidden costs, environmental consequences, and social equity issues associated with excessive parking provision. Through an exploration of case studies and real-life examples, Grabar will challenge conventional notions of parking as an unquestioned necessity and invite participants to reimagine our urban landscapes. With thought-provoking discussions and actionable recommendations, this webinar aims to inspire policymakers, urban planners, transportation professionals, and concerned citizens to advocate for meaningful parking reform that prioritizes vibrant communities, reduces congestion, and fosters sustainable transportation options. Don’t miss this opportunity to join the conversation and gain valuable insights from one of the leading voices in transportation journalism.
Henry Grabar, Staff Writer, Slate Magazine
Robert Puentes, CEO, Eno Center for Transportation
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Henry Grabar, Henry Grabar is a journalist who writes about cities. He’s a staff writer at Slate and a Loeb Fellow at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. His work has been published in Architect, the Atlantic, the Guardian, Harper’s, the Wall Street Journal, and other outlets, and he has produced podcasts for Decoder Ring, 99 Percent Invisible, What Next, and other shows. He was the editor of The Future of Transportation anthology (Metropolis Books, 2019), and the author of Paved Paradise: How Parking Explains the World, which was published in May 2023 by Penguin Press.