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Articles from February, 2007.

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Downtown Leaders Must Plan and Play as a Team

Doyle Hyett and Dolores Palma

Local leaders must realize that in-depth teamwork, at all levels, is a key ingredient for successful downtown revitalization...

Four Cities, Five Topics, One Day; Parking Information Goes Real Time



A seminar on the sale or lease of public parking assets will lead off the Park Across America seminar to be held April 18 in four cities across the country...

Going Virtual - The Instant Permit Solution

Nick Taylor

Most lot owners and managers are aware that sooner or later they will have to offer virtual parking permits...

In-Car Meter Goes Online



Convenience – that’s what parking should be all about...

My List of Grievances for 2006



I know it’s February already, but it’s only just after New Year’s Day as I write this...

On-Street Theft – Sledgehammer and Hacksaw …

Larry Donoghue

Cheating by patrons and theft of parking meter revenues by employees and by vandals or professional meter theft rings is common...

Parking Terrorists in the South of England!

Peter Guest

Some of the good (or more correctly bad) citizens of Lewes in the South of England were not too happy when the local council introduced parking charges two years ago...

That Infamous Solution in Search of a Problem

John Van Horn

Online parking lot reservation – I have been hearing about this for more than five years...

West Palm Beach Rings In New Year With ‘Pay-by-Cellphone’ Success



When on-street parkers in West Palm Beach, FL, use their cellphones to pay for their parking the first time, they get a surprise: Their parking is free! They simply call the number and are told that their parking “this time” is at no charge, but they should sign up online...

You Are Probably Liable – for Everything …

John Van Horn

Parking industry professionals face unique insurance exposures...

‘Craftier Competition’ Forces Downtowns to Evolve

Paul Felt

What will downtowns face in the future? The most predictable thing is craftier competition of all sorts, from all sides...




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