Monthly Archives: August 2011

Parking Space Auction

I have been going back and forth with Brian over at Parking Auction to try to understand just how this works.  I think I have it so here goes: You sign up with an account with Parking Auction. Then, when … Continue reading

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Its about Damn Time

This guy has been gaming the system in LA for years. He was tried and convicted last year. He is now finally in jail. As he should be.  Note that he owed over $4million in back taxes, and has hundreds … Continue reading

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What we have here is a failure to communicate!

See if you can find that quote from the movie Cool Hand Luke in one of these articles that are now available on line at www.parkingtoday.com. These are the articles featured in the box under our logo on the home … Continue reading

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Wow! This Portland Story is pretty Fair

The Portland Oregonian is covering the Cale story with four reporters, and 10 stories in the last two days. This is big news in the City of Roses. This article is typical, and I think incredibly fair considering the penchant … Continue reading

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Its the Uncertainty, part II

A few days ago I commented in these spaces that the problem wasn’t the economy, it was the uncertainty.  I will add to that by describing a conversation I had yesterday with the GM of a major parking supplier. “There … Continue reading

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A Sad Day for Rushing to Judgement

For those of you who don’t know, The parking operation in the city of Portland, OR, and Cale USA have been put under a cloud. The Feds have raided both operations, and the story is just breaking. You can read … Continue reading

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Something Is Very Wrong Here

IN this article it says that in China, more than 23,000 parking spaces were created in Beijing in 2010 – but 700,000 new cars hit the road there…..”. Fair enough. But isn’t their some regulation in China that you can’t … Continue reading

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EVs Distance vs Time

From correspondent Mark: Here’s what I see as the problem with all the electric car talk and trying to sell it as a commuting benefit, they focus too much on the “miles” you can drive versus the more critical issue of … Continue reading

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Free Parking for Veterans

NO, Non, Nyet, Nada — This is getting ridiculous.  I am a veteran. I served for three years during the height of the Vietnam War.  I never fired a shot, never saw a Vietnamese, never sat foot “In Country.”  I … Continue reading

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Death Panels and Parking

Well maybe not actual DEATH panels, but its a slippery slope. Both here and over on PT’s  facebook page the local populace has been talking about the New Hampshire liquor board and the offering of priority parking for EVs in … Continue reading

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