Monthly Archives: April 2011

Granny McNasty?

You have to love this. Here is an old dear (I’m sure I would get hell from her for calling her that)up in Canada who make up her own parking tickets and issues them to folks who park in handicapped … Continue reading

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Parking is like Nickel Beer

From Charlie: He was definitely talking about Public Parking policy changes when Machiavelli said. As Niccolò Machiavelli  wrote, “There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take … Continue reading

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Charging stations and Electric Cars

I created a brouhaha with my post below concerning charging stations and electric cars. I noted that we haven’t addressed the issue of what to do when someone plugs in their car and leaves it all day. This issue gets … Continue reading

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Electric Charging Stations and Airports

You know that I believe that totally electric cars (Leaf) don’t really make any sense when hybrids abound and solve all the distance and charging issues. However, that having been said, there is infrastructure activity going nuts out there, and … Continue reading

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Brandy responds to JVH

A few blog posts below, I talk about the city of Tacoma and their trials and tribulations in installing a new pay and display system. You can read about it here? I asked Brandy for a response – here it … Continue reading

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Plenty of Parking – You just need to look for it.

I was browsing in our Facebook page and came across this article which indicates that after a study it was found that plenty of parking existed in a certain area of Lancaster, Wi. My guess is that if you do … Continue reading

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Tacoma Cranks Up Enforcement Good or Bad?

I had to read this article three times to determine what good ole Tacoma was doing with their parking program. Finally I got it. Kurtis Kingsolver, the city’s engineering division manager, walked through a presentation of the latest enforcement numbers. … Continue reading

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Cash Handling – It costs, too

When parking businesses look at the use of credit cards, they are immediately concerned with the cost of processing the card. The business pays anywhere from 2-5% to the clearing house and the bank for the privilege of getting the … Continue reading

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My Carbon Footprint

Ok Factcheckers out there, there is nothing scientific about what I’m writing, I’m just wondering, so hold your water. I was looking at the PT Facebook page today and a comment by Corey piqued my interest. Is it better to … Continue reading

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Atlas Shrugged – A Movie Review

It’s been 52 years since Ayn Rand penned her masterpiece. When it originally hit the streets, most people thought it was absurd. Something like it could never happen. However, as you watch the movie that covers the first third of … Continue reading

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