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Articles from January, 2013.

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2013, Parking, and ‘Life’s Little Resolutions Book’

Astrid Ambroziak

This is the time of the year to catch our breath...

Article on EVs Disappoints Reader



PT Editor John Van Horn received this letter from former Los Angeles City Parking Adjudication Supervisor Jay Carsman...

Banknote Recyclers are Integral to Revenue Control



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BRAZIL: A Leader in BRICS

Peter Guest

Brazil is where it’s at these days...

Competition Improves Parking Performance



I topped up my truck with diesel the other day...

From Cigar Box to High-Tech Is it the Tech, or is it the Training?

Dennis Cunning

After chasing cars longer than I would like to admit, these eyes have actually seen the dramatic change in parking access and revenue control systems (PARCS)...

GSA Bidding, $100K in Fines, and Predictions for 2013

John Van Horn

Seattle Parking Operators Rush GSA to Bid Parking RFQ? –
Well, maybe not...

In the Beginning … There Were Horses

Aaron Mills and John Rambow

In the beginning, there were horses and buggies, rut-filled paths, hitching posts with piles of equine emissions to be avoided – and the people were not happy...

Lighting: Cost Savings, Quality, Brightness and Safety



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Parking Meters Put to Work Collecting Donations for Charity

Melissa Bean Sterzick

In economically challenging times, it’s wise to give the public an easy and expedient way to make charitable donations...

Rap and Revenue Control

Khristian Gutierrez and Bob Youakim

While driving home from a conference recently, we realized there is quite a bit that rap music can teach our industry about parking and revenue control...

SMC Software is Designed to Empower Parking Operators

Mike Harley

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SMC Software is Designed to Empower Parking Operators

Mike Harley

Providing a breadth of reservations technology and Internet marketing services to the parking industry, SMC Software (SMC) is designed to simplify, secure and accelerate online bookings for parking at airports, cruise ports, hotels, hospitals, restaurants, universities, shopping centers, sport complexes and municipal garages...

The Case of the Undeserved Discounted Airport Parking Fees

Larry Donoghue

This month, our fearless hound is taking a seasonal sabbatical...

Toys for Tickets, Essays for Tickets



Last month, in the weeks leading up to Christmas, the city of Boston set forth an interesting and creative initiative to gather gifts and toys for needy children...

What’s Happening in Europe? Buying, Selling ... and Democracy, Not!

Peter Guest

Just got back from Brazil; you can see what I was up to elsewhere in this issue of PT magazine...

Will the Buck Ever Stop Here?

Tom Wunk

Think about the very first instance in which a customer paid to park his car...

Will the Buck Ever Stop Here?

Tom Wunk

Think about the very first instance in which a customer paid to park his car...




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