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Articles from February, 2005.

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Alternative-Fuel Vehicles - Good for the Environment, and They Save Money Too

John Van Horn

Ron Flowers, the head of Washington, DC, fleet operations, had a problem...

BART Center of Parking Study

John Van Horn

California Partners for Advanced Transit and Highways (PATH), in coordination with the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) District and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), has spearheaded a three-year study whose goal is to put more vehicles in BART's park-and-ride facilities and more riders on its commuter trains...

Collect on Your Citations, Instantly!

Lawrence Berman and Charles Smith

Those in the parking industry know there are three, not two, certainties in life: death, taxes and people who refuse to pay parking tickets...

Lighting, Consolidation, and UC Berkeley

John Van Horn

Consolidation in our industry and its supporting vendors can be tricky...

On-Street Parking: A Primer

Editor's note: The PT staff has parked in a lot of cities and towns and found the following ways to collect money and control on-street parking...

Parking Is Easy at BWI

John Van Horn

Baltimore/Washington International Airport officials not only were concerned with telling their parkers there was space in the garage and on which floor it was located, but they also wanted parkers to be directed to the exact space that was available...

Parking, Painting and Quality:

Robert Milner

I hope everyone had a nice holiday, whichever holiday you celebrated...

Pay As You Park Versus Permit Parking

Bill Bergstrom

At the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee (UWM), we have been working over a number of years to switch our faculty/staff parking permit system to a pay-as-you-park program...

Pay by Phone - Love at First Sight?

Neil Podmore

It's probably just as well that not many developments in the parking industry are so well-received by customers as to prompt them to kiss the nearest parking officer...

Selecting the Right Bus for Your Parking Operation

Jeff Shank and Robert Jones

Transportation services are playing a greater role in everyday operations at airports, hotels, colleges and universities nationwide...

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