HAVE YOU HEARD ABOUT PARK(ING) DAY? 240 On the third Friday of each September, people around the world reclaim parking spaces for humans, transforming what would normally be automobile storage into places for hanging out. Some are filled with benches and greenery, others become mini-playgrounds, bike corrals, or Astroturf putting greens. At the stroke of midnight, the asphalt creeps back into its rightful place. But must it?.