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Articles from May, 2003.

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A Trio of Trouble When Installing Parking Meters



During the aggressive upgrade of the 15,000 parking meters Washington, DC, Lockheed Martin IMS (now ACS) construction manager Anthony Natelli was repeatedly confronted with three issues that, despite extensive research, were not satisfactorily addressed by the available meter-mounting technology...

And What, May I Ask, Do You Do All Day?!?

Robert Milner

Having the intellect to program my cell phone, I felt fairly confident that when I picked up on the ring the person on the other end of the phone was whom my trusty phone identified ...

Automated Parking: Is It Right for You?

Gary Cudney

Automated parking made a splash in the United States a few years ago when the City of Hoboken, NJ, began constructing the first fully automated parking facility utilizing new computer technology...

Developing Inner-City Projects: 'It's About Inclusivity, Not Gentrification'



The key to developing successful inner-city retail and entertainment projects is to work closely with area residents and business owners so the projects are perceived as a neighborhood enhancement rather than an intrusion, according to industry experts at a recent land use conference sponsored by the Urban Land Institute...

Downtown Parking

Kent Robertson, Ph.D.

Parking is the 800-pound gorilla of downtown development...

PIE, 'Wild Marketing,' A Senior Moment, and Trade Shows

John Van Horn

The Parking Industry Exhibition is over and the industry is gearing up for the IPI show in Long Beach, CA...

Roof of Garage Collapses in Queens, NY




The roof of an underground parking garage in Queens, NY collapsed onto about 20 cars last month, injuring one man who was trapped inside, fire officials said...

The Dynamics of On-Street Parking in Large Central Cities




Editor's Note: New York University's Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management has completed an study on the Dynamics of On-Street parking in large central cities...

We're only off by 50%

John Van Horn

Ever since Parking Today has been in existence, and for a few years before, we, and other members of the parking industry, have been touting the size of the industry (total gross operating revenues) at somewhere between $20 billion and $26 billion...




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