Master Plan > Recommendations and Implementation Strategies > Primary Planning Issues

Parking

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The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

This example demonstrates that pedestrian walkways can accommodate foot traffic at designated locations that transect the buffer strips. Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Erosion Control Association, www.mnerosion.org/meca_lid_mnpls.htm

Buffer Strip Diagram

Buffer Strip Diagram

Buffer strips can be incorporated into all proposed parking lots as well as existing parking lots when resurfaced. These landscape features provide environmental benefits and create more humane looking parking lots.