|Re: Cohousing traffic studies and shared vehicles and ecars||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Liz Ryan Cole (lizryancoleme.com)|
|Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2020 04:50:19 -0700 (PDT)|
Has anyone had experience with creating a site where people IN ADDITIION to residents can park and charge e vehicles? What about a zip car site on coho land? liz Pinnacle Project in Lyme, NH 802.274.1511 > On Aug 27, 2020, at 7:14 AM, R Philip Dowds via Cohousing-L <cohousing-l [at] > cohousing.org> wrote: > > Katie — > > I was hoping my points about informal car and trip sharing were consonant > with your “disagree” about shopping errands. Your most interesting point is > the possibility that cohousing satisfies many of our social engagement needs > that would otherwise be cross-connected into the larger community, and > generating car trips accordingly. > > But are we sure that’s a plus? I guess any car trip negated is always a > plus. But some of us at Cornerstone wonder, sometimes, if we are too > insular, too isolated from our broader North Cambridge neighborhood, and our > City affairs. Should we speculate that the personal social networks of those > who live in cohousing are more introverted, or less diverse, than those > promoted by “regular” housing? Intensive, rather than extensive? Do we need > to get out more? (An irrelevant question during the pandemic …) > > Thanks, > RPD > >> On Aug 26, 2020, at 4:20 PM, Kathryn McCamant <kmccamant [at] >> cohousing-solutions.com> wrote: >> >> Philip said: >> >> Holding demography and location constant, I would not expect passenger >> vehicle usage to vary much from cohousing models to “regular” models. >> ----------- >> I disagree. I think that cohousing in any location has much reduced trips >> for 1) taking kids to playdates, and 2) those quick trips to the grocery >> store. For example, I would always just work my way down the walkway to find >> an onion before I hopped in my car to go buy one. And much more of our >> social life is "on site." >> >> I would be really great to get data comparing an existing cohousing >> community to other multi-family housing in a similar location. Because we >> don't have good data, we have to use the standard multi-family estimates for >> car trips. Senior communities get extra credit...ie fewer car trips as a >> standard. >> >> >> Katie >> -- >> Kathryn McCamant, President >> CoHousing Solutions >> Nevada City, CA 95959 >> T.530.478.1970 C.916.798.4755 >> www.cohousing-solutions.com >> >> >> >> > > _________________________________________________________________ > Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: > http://L.cohousing.org/info > > >
- Re: Cohousing traffic studies, (continued)
- Re: Cohousing traffic studies Kathryn McCamant, August 26 2020
- Diversity [ was Cohousing traffic studies] Sharon Villines, August 27 2020
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