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Articles from September, 2010.

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How Would You Stop a Vehicle Accelerating Out of Control?

By Kathy Phillips

Imagine your employee is parking a vehicle and when pressing down on the gas pedal, the vehicle suddenly accelerates out of control, right into a block wall or, worse yet, a pedestrian...

Kennesaw State Reacts to Growth

By John Van Horn

"We had to market a (parking) program to both students, faculty and staff...

New Smartphone Parking Applications Get Interactive

By Pete Goldin

The use of technology for parking has accelerated in 2010 with the emergence of a new trend, interactive smartphone parking applications, marked by the introductions of Google’s Open Spot and ParkPatrol for iPhone...

NPA Prepares for Annual Convention in Boston



As public awareness of environmental issues continues to grow, more and more parking designers and planners understand the importance of incorporating “green” design elements into projects...

Parking Not Getting Any Cheaper, Colliers Reports

By Pete Goldin

Colliers International, a leading global real estate services organization, reports that parking remains expensive in the central business districts (CBDs) of North America’s major cities...

Parking on the ‘GREEN’ Level

By Steve Little

Technology: Remote Control Lighting and Lighting Control Strategies This issue’s technology feature focuses on new and innovative lighting control opportunities in parking garages...

Summer Parking is for the Beans

By Melissa Bean Sterzick

The hot season has faded into fall in many parts of the country, but school starts after Labor Day around here, so early September is still technically summer...

Technology 1, Training 0



A few weeks ago, my Ford dealership sent me notice of a major upgrade to its SYNC system for my vehicle...

The British Parking Association at 40, and its ‘Master Plan for Parking’

By Peter Guest

The British Parking Association (BPA) is celebrating its 40th anniversary...

Thief Goes Free, Random Thoughts, If It Bleeds…

By John Van Horn

A woman worked as a supervisor in two parking garages in downtown Honolulu...

‘Cool Hand Luke’

By Isaiah Mouw and Leighton Trent

Parking vs...

‘Death Valley Scotty?’ It Can’t Be…

By JVH

The boss of crackerjack PI Paul Manning’s girlfriend was in jail for the murder of a parking garage manager...




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