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The Parking Wars Of 2012

The District is in the process of implementing new parking rules that would limit visitor spots in some of the most densely populated neighborhoods and promote alternatives to driving. And a change taking place amidst broader zoning debates that reflect a philosophical clash over where cars fit in D.C.'s future. We talk with the parking manager of D.C's transportation department about the ideas behind the city's plans, and what they mean for future of D.C. neighborhoods.

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