Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Spokane Mayoral Candidate Argues for Denser Development, Elimination of Parking Minimums

Spokane City Council member Ben Stuckart is running for Mayor, and has built his platform on the need for denser development in the city. According to the Pacific Northwest Inlander, Stuckart has spoken out against NIMBY-ism and has tried to eliminate parking minimums in the city. He has also met with developers in an effort to have an "open mind about how to solve a problem." Despite push-back from neighborhood groups and his fellow city council members, Stuckart is optimistic that a denser Spokane would attract major companies, grow city revenues, and bring people together. Read more.

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