Monthly Archives: June 2011

Rates for San Francisco — Can you compute?

Here is a sign that depicts the off street (garage) rates for one of the city owned facilities in San Francisco.  The type at the bottom says Weekday off peak discounts Enter before 7:30 AM  – Stay at least 3 … Continue reading

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More Silliness — The Green Lantern

Yep, I was taken kicking and screaming to see this comic book turned into a movie over the weekend. My comment when I came out – “It didn’t suck.” Thinking back on it, it was better than that. This was … Continue reading

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Do We Really Need Academic Research on Parking?

Apparently so. I’m not really surprised at some of the topics on the list below. They are academics and they like to challenge concepts that seem obvious on their face. Or, prove things that seem to need no proof. I … Continue reading

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TRB Parking Papers…

Paul Barter from Singapore has attended the Transportation Research Board meeting and listed the papers offered on parking on his Reinventing Parking blog.  Here is the list. Check them out — lots of good reading here: § Parking Requirements in … Continue reading

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Parking Challenges

Kristina over at GABP Property has written a few bon mots about parking in five major US cities. These are good to keep in mind when you plan your summer vacations.  Here they are: Parking your vehicle in a tight … Continue reading

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It’s all about the parking… If you control the parking, you control the franchise

First the Yankees find their new parking garages are going bankrupt and now the former Brooklyn Dodgers (Now LA Dodgers) are having parking problems of their own. As reported by Wanda on PT’s facebook page, Frank McCourt who is in … Continue reading

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Our New Home

PT’s Parking Blog has moved to this new location. Welcome. If you use an RSS feed, you will have to reset your feed to this new location. I’m getting used to the new site so be patient. Hopefully everything will … Continue reading

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Blog Hiatus

I’m told by Suda and Andy that we are reworking the blog site to make it easier for people to find and use and I will be unable to blog for the next few days. Good as excuse and any. … Continue reading

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Are you the Best Valet on the Planet!

An outfit called Powderhouse productions is casting a reality TV show that will pit Valets against each other to find the best valet on earth. If you are interested go here. From their web site: If you think you’re the … Continue reading

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007 has “Carte Blanche”

Jeffrey Deaver is known for his terrific stories about quadriplegic forensic detective Lincoln Rhyme and his eyes, ears, and lover Amanda Sachs. The stories and characters are complex. Just as Ian Fleming’s James Bond is a complex creature who risks … Continue reading

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