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HogWash -- fwiw, when I was in PGH maybe in 2009, I recall seeing a city bus church shuttle on a Sunday in the Hill District.

The big thing is to require transportation demand management plans + this

I'd rather accommodate churches somewhat than encourage them to buy nearby properties and tear down houses to create minimally used parking lots.

But yes, the basic problem derives from the fact that the churches were created at a time when people lived close to where they went to school, church, and work and didn't drive there, they walked. So churches don't have parking lots.

fwiw/2, I lost on a historic preservation issue in 2003?/2004 in the H St. neighborhood, where a nearby church which let two frame buildings moulder for years--because they wanted to create a parking lot--was able to demolish buildings and create the parking lot they intended. Now, fortunately, housing values are too high for churches to be able to afford to buy properties nearby and do this.

fwiw/3, as I mention from time to time, DC's historic preservation law was created as a response to the demolition of houses for parking on the part of the Capitol Hill Baptist Church.

by Richard Layman on Dec 5, 2012 2:53 pm • linkreport

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