Mikhail V. Chester is director of Arizona State University’s Metis Center for Infrastructure and Sustainable Engineering and associate professor in ASU’s School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment.

Valley of the Sun-Drenched Parking Space

By Christopher G. Hoehne, Mikhail V. Chester, David A. King | May 27, 2020

Despite ample research on many impacts of abundant parking — on sustainable travel, urban design, and affordable housing — to date little attention has been paid to its potentially significant consequences for urban heat.