Monthly Archives: July 2011

This Week on www.parkingtoday.com

We have a number of new articles featured on PT’s web site…check them out: Creating Renewable Energy in Parking Srategic Investment Pays off in Tacoma How does a college professor become a parking rock star? Making Sense out of Parking … Continue reading

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The Devil in White City

Parking Today’s Parking Industry Exhibition (PIE) is being held in Chicago next year and the Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT) International Conference is being held in Chicago next month. I just finished a fascinating true story about another Exhibition that … Continue reading

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EV Charging — Discussion running on Linkedin

We have a new discussion going on over at PT’s Linkedin page… EV Charging Stations — should it be the responsibility of the parking lot owner to install them, should they be required, or should the government pay for them? … Continue reading

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In search of accuracy…GPS

In the post below on On Street  I wrote this paragraph: As for the GPS — It is accurate to the inch. Well maybe foot. However the military doesn’t really like that technology to ‘get out’ so they let those … Continue reading

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Further to “Ethics”

Craig nails it: Craig Bagdon: Since I have staked out the extreme position on this (all tickets should be non-transferable)… I will push it even further. Having a confused public on the issue of transferability leads to and abets credit … Continue reading

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Ca DMV Allows the Dead to Park in Handicapped Spaces

Oh, why not. I guess this is a ‘dog bites man’ story but what the heck. The LA Times is reporting that the California DMV is issuing tens of thousands (and maybe more) handicapped placards to residents who are dead. … Continue reading

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The “Ethics” of passing along your P and D ticket…

About a month ago I started a discussion on PT”s Discussion group on Linkedin. Basically I wanted to find out what people thought about giving your ticket (when it still had time on it) to someone as you left a … Continue reading

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“Parking” makes it to MSNBC Blog, With an Interesting Spin

Bob Sullivan, blogger at MSNBC, has done an article on “pay by cell” on his blog, The Red Tape Chronicles. Sullivan interviews IPI Prez Casey Jones and representatives from Parkmobile and Verrus, whose produce is now called “Pay by Phone.”  … Continue reading

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Who is really at fault here?

The story is that employees of a armored car service stole almost $3 million over a six year period, collecting money from parking meters for the city of Syracuse. The city now is suing Loomis for the missing money. The … Continue reading

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Unlimited Parking On Street — Part III — Brandy Responds

I asked Brandy to respond and she did.  Far to important to leave buried under the Post so here it is, right out in the light of day. She is respond to the post below that says let people park … Continue reading

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