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Sun terraces and lawns: Dutch residents transform parking spaces


It seems a straightforward offer: swap your resident’s parking permit for a bit of greenery in the freed-up space, a lawn, a sun terrace or somewhere for the children to play. Facebook Twitter Pinterest Eline Keus, an active member of De Natuurlijke Stad (‘the natural city’) in The Hague in her flower-filled parking spot. The idea of a parking space being lost from a street was too much for some to bear. “I was a bit like a boxing guy, I took everything,” he said of the public meeting attended by 200 residents. “People have this belief that they have a right to have a car, a right to have a parking space.


Source: The Guardian May 17, 2018 03:56 UTC


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