Monthly Archives: May 2010

Glass garage

Someone posted an article about automated garages in Russia on PTs facebook page. Its a small one but sexy looking I had to laugh at the comment in the Story. “Now all we (Russians) need is money to pay for … Continue reading

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Skying to Atlanta

I’m a tad grumpy. Last night I was 2 on the upgrade list. Today I find I’m 28 and got no upgrade. I’m between two very nice but very large gentlemen so no room for PC. Using blackberry to blog. … Continue reading

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Its All about Sustainability

Here we go again – Electric cars get “free” parking. Of course there is no free parking, so the city of Oak Park is subsidizing the parking of cars that run on electricity. You know what I think about this. … Continue reading

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I’m absolutely stunned

A judge in the UK ruled AGAINST a man who was claiming that the parking laws were too confusing and was refusing to pay 39 citations. If it had gone the other way, thousands of people in the UK would … Continue reading

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Wow, Someone Who Agrees with Me About Electric Cars

Before you install electric charging stations, read this article. Basically it says that the head of R and D for Honda doesn’t think the technology is there and that even after spending hundreds of billions, no more than two percent … Continue reading

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PT Facebook “Fans” Tell Manufacturer’s a Thing or Two

Many of the folks who read our face book page are just that, folks. Drivers who have to put up with parking. Here is a comment. I republish it here on the blog in case you aren’t “Facebook Ready”. Wanda … Continue reading

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Are Social Networks “Appropirate” for Parking

Andy just finished writing an article about how social networks (Facebook, Twitter, myspace, etc) are appropriate information venues for business. He's putting it up on Parking Today's web site and I will link it here when it's available. But that's … Continue reading

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Parking – A Land Bank

Consider the problem – I want to put up a multi use development, housing, shops, entertainment. I want to do it along Lincoln Boulevard in Los Angeles. It’s a perfect location – many people live within walking distance, good transportation … Continue reading

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4 seconds per meter

About every two weeks I happen to see a meter coin collector at work. He goes by a restaurant where I eat breakfast every so often. We must be on approximately the same schedule. This morning he was there right … Continue reading

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Toronto “Secret Parking Codes” to be revealed

    The Toronto Sun got a little more into detail than the story I quoted in the previous post – read it here The deal is that the city bureaucrats said that the law is too complicated for the average citizens … Continue reading

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