Parking Lot Math
January 9, 2010, 2:09 am
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My post Regressives led to a rather informative discussion of parking-lot packing. Commenter ‘GW’, an architect with experience and knowledge of lot design, showed up and took me to school regarding all the factors that come into play. Here’s a key illustration of the benefits of perpendicular over angled parking.


That was cool. Thanks to GW and all the other commenters there.

I still prefer angled parking though.

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