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A Line in the Sand: Shoup VS. O’Toole



A business-section commentary in The New York Times, the start of a new parking program in San Francisco, and a very public debate between UCLA urban planning professor don shoup and senior fellow Randal O’Toole of the Cato Institute have created a perfect storm in the parking industry...

Goodbye, Summer

By Peter Guest

It’s the end of another summer, and we in the UK have reached the time when all the produce in the garden is ripening and autumn is just ‘round the corner...

Income Up? But What About the Expenses?



It’s time to talk about just how your operators track expenses...

Making Mall Valet an Essential Service

By Mine Gulec

Valet service at mall locations is a growing trend...

Parking, Consultants and, Sigh, The New York Times

By John Van Horn

Wow, “parking” seems to be on everyone’s lips...

SFPARK – CON

By Peter Guest

Just like every other city in the world, San Francisco has a parking problem...

SFPARK – PRO

By Patrick Siegman

On a recent Sunday, I dropped by San Francisco’s Hayes Valley neighborhood for brunch...

Shuttle Around

By Melissa Bean Sterzick

We have many opportunities to take advantage of shuttle rides here in the Los Angeles area...

So, Now we are a Team

By JVH

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

Texas A&M Takes New Approach to Lot Repair Work

By June Broughton

Lot 61, centrally located on the campus of Texas A&M University in College Station, is a prime example of blending green initiatives with new technology in construction in order to provide an enhanced parking area, shaded by more than 73 majestic live oak trees...

The Beatles: ‘Lovely Rita’ the Most Famous of Meter Maids

By Isaiah Mouw and Leighton Trent

Parking vs...

What is an Operator’s Role in Facility Security?

By Kathy Phillips

What role do parking lot ­owners have relative to security for non-owned operations? Certainly, valet services do not have a primary or direct role in securing a facility, and a parking lot attendant is certainly not a licensed security guard...

‘Solar Parking’ at Contra Costa Campuses

By Bruce Ross

Whoever thought a parking lot could double as a source of renewable energy? That’s exactly what’s happening today at six parking lots on three campuses of the Contra Costa Community College District (CCCCD) in California...




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