Monthly Archives: April 2011

Disabled permit – but can climb this hill…

Speaking of non parking writers, our philosophical parker and periodic writer Astrid Ambroziak writes this month about her experiences hiking in the wilds of Los Angeles and her frustration with fellow hikers who climb LA’s steepest peaks and use Handicapped … Continue reading

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I “Heart” Parking

I’ve just finished proofing the May issue of PT and would like to point out a great article by our very own amateur parker, Melissa Sterzick. Our headline is “Putting the PR in Parking” but Rad’s graphic “I (Heart) Parking” … Continue reading

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Unless you have a parking permit

(PT’s periodic contributor Astrid Ambroziak wrote this piece after a number of articles appeared in LA papers about the folks who live around Dodger Stadium in LA and the pain they suffer when “big blue” is in town.) To my … Continue reading

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Airports you never heard of

I received a news release on an airport parking reservation program being used in the UK. The vendor said that it was being used at Liverpool John Lennon Airport, Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield, and Durham Tees Valley Airport. I … Continue reading

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Not a Shoupista and Don’t have time to read the book?

Don Shoup’s tome can be some rough slogging. I recommend that you read the first 10 pages of each chapter and then go back and read the rest if you are interested in the back up documentation. The concept is … Continue reading

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Castle, how could you

I watch “Castle” the mystery/thriller/comedy on CBS every Monday. It’s a great show. This week, our hero takes out after parking, at least a bit. One of the detectives is listing crimes done by a suspect. Castle’s comment is in … Continue reading

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Alternate Side of the Street Parking in NYC

Now I get it. Martin Bramwell over at the League of Ordinary Gentlemen explains the issue. To wit: You have to move your car twice a week in NYC to allow street cleaning. So people just get in their car, … Continue reading

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Parking Winners and Losers…

From Don Shoup: Parking requirements create winners and losers: people win in their role as drivers, and they lose in their many other roles. People who don’t own cars don’t organize to change the system, however. Instead, most of them … Continue reading

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Musings

Why don’t weather readers on TV look out the window before they give their reports? On local TV this AM, it was reported that we would have strong winds, overcast, and a 50% chance of rain. As I walked out … Continue reading

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This is worth the minute –

Its how you word things that make a difference.    

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