Monthly Archives: January 2011

41,000 and counting

Andy tells me that in December the PT Facebook page had 41,000 post views. Neither of us have any idea what that means, but it sounds impressive. Add that to 15,000 visits to our web site and 7500 visits to … Continue reading

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30% usage for pay by cell

Had a cuppa this morning with a buddy who knows about Pay by Cell systems. He told me that they tell their customers that they will get a 20% usage (after a year) and it will probably top out at … Continue reading

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It’s Friday – Let’s ruin someone’s Weekend

5:30 PM Friday – I’m comfortably relaxing, enjoying and adult beverage, thinking that the stresses of the week are behind me and the weekend with long walks with Suki, a movie with Robyn, and a great Saturday evening dinner ahead. … Continue reading

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Services for Dick Beebe

From Cincinnati.com BEEBE, Richard Sheridan, devoted father of Bruce and Cynthia, grandfather of Jennifer, Courtney and Samuel. Born 9/11/30 and died on 1/12/11, age 80. Richard was raised in Cincinnati and graduated from Terrace Park High School. He went on … Continue reading

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Dick Beebe

Dick Beebe passed away this week in his sleep at his home in North Carolina. I will provide more information as it becomes available. Dick was one of my biggest supporters when I began PT 15 years ago. He would … Continue reading

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Anyone Wanna Guess Where Bloomberg is right now?

Looking at the reports, the cities in the northeast are gearing up for another blizzard. Up to a foot or more of snow is expected. Emergencies are being declared, snow routes cleared, and snowplows are being greased. A buddy told … Continue reading

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Check out Flood in Parking Lot in Australia

This is not a funny video, but the blow by blow could use a little work.   I was thinking about the folks shooting the video — They seemed to be in a building next to the parking lot. Did … Continue reading

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Smile, we have your License Number

I was asked by a reporter from the LA Times to comment on a parking guidance system located in a brand new shopping mall here in LA. It uses license numbers to track vehicles and to determine whether there is … Continue reading

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Parking Concessions in Chicago, Indy a “net-positive.”

I jumped like white on rice when I caught an email from the Competitive Enterprise Institute with this title: New Report Highlights Public Private Partnerships Successes, Failures. The rice became popcorn when I read the article. Not one word about … Continue reading

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Sure – but who is going to give the workshop?

  This is a good one – The local commissioner is putting the onus on the merchants to enforce parking time limits. The problem is an obvious one. Employees are parking on street all day taking spaces that should be … Continue reading

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