Parking Regulations Driving Away Business
How D.C. Bureaucracy Stifles Anacostia
"They've been working on the problem for 28 years," says Duane Gautier, CEO of Arch Development, a nonprofit that tries to help struggling businesses open and flourish.
Gautier is talking about a Washington, D.C. regulation that requires all retail stores to provide on-site parking for customers. In Anacostia, a poor section of Southeast D.C., the parking regulation has driven away much-needed commerical activity from the neighborhood.
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