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News - August 24, 2012

New developments trigger downtown Palo Alto study

City to take fresh look at parking, zoning regulations as downtown gets closer to development 'cap'

by Gennady Sheyner

Those nagging issues of insufficient downtown parking and increasing congestion were already on Palo Alto's radar nearly three decades ago, when the city changed its zoning laws and set a cap on how much new nonresidential development it would allow downtown.

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