Monthly Archives: November 2010

City to Sue Itself Over Two Hour Parking

Oh, I couldn’t pass up a headline like that….and in Beverly Hills of all places. Read the story here. I read the article three times and I think I understand. Some local folks put forth an initiative to go on … Continue reading

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Signage in DC Confusing – Why are we not surprised?

  The City of Washington, DC, has a problem, and it seems to be ongoing. First of all, the parking signs are in conflict — Check this one out: Note that the top sign says no standing or parking in … Continue reading

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The British Media is Bad News for Parking…

The story is this. A woman spent an hour talking a potential suicide off a bridge. She returned to her car and found a ticket on it. She told the parking company what had happened and included a letter from … Continue reading

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Patron Saint of Parking

At the risk of lightning bolts screaming out of a clear blue sky, I have to report on an in car air freshener that was given to me by an unnamed Canadian at a show in Australia while sitting with … Continue reading

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In Lieu Fees – what are they for, anyway?

Ok – In lieu fees allows business owners to “get around” parking requirements. For instance, if you want to put in a restaurant and the parking requirements is for 30 spaces and you only have 15, you can pay the … Continue reading

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Two Opposite Parking Experiences

As you just read I did go to the mall over the past few days, not to shop, but to see movies. I experienced two parking systems, on at the Arc Light Cinerama dome in Hollywood (Parked in the LA … Continue reading

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Over the long weekend – Four Movies in Four Days

R and I make up for borrowed time by seeing four movies in four days over the Thanksgiving weekend. Let’s see if I can review them in on paragraph each: Morning Glory – Chick flick with veterans Harrison Ford and … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving and the Half Full Glass

This has been a difficult year for many of us. Business is challenging, some have lost our jobs, there has been economic turmoil worldwide, war is continuing in Afghanistan and Iraq, the planet seems a mess. If you are a … Continue reading

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Tandem Parking Spaces Cause pain for the car owner that is blocked

Here is a blog screed about a person who shares tandem parking with a neighbor. She is constantly getting blocked in and the neighbor isn’t home to move his car. What to do, What to do? She has tried to … Continue reading

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Three tickets given to car with dead driver

Oh, Please – I comment on this because it is so absurd. This happened in New Mexico. I can understand that when the first ticket was issued, that the enforcement officer might have missed something, but one would think that … Continue reading

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