Monthly Archives: October 2011

Man Bites Dog — A reporter that “gets” it

We ran an article on Lake Geneva, Wi, yesterday on the home page and FB/Twitter. You can read it here. Its an editorial by Lisa Seiser, who is editor of the Lake Geneva News… Lisa Seiser, Editor. I have never … Continue reading

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Smugglers use parking spaces – for Tunnels

I’ve heard about tunneling and drugs, but this takes the cake. Seems the Mexican Drug Cartels are digging tunnels under the border in Nogales, AZ, and bringing them up in on-street parking spaces. Read about it here. As PT reported … Continue reading

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Automated Parking Seminar at UCLA

The Ziman Center for Real Estate Studies put on a seminar on Automated (Robotic) Parking at UCLA yesterday and I attended along with Sandra Smith, incoming president of the Canadian Parking Association. Over 120 were present, including city parking managers … Continue reading

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Chicago Proposal: Double Parking Tax!

It is much more complicated than that, but its the gist. Hizzonner the mayor, Rahm Emmanuel, the Obama Chief of Staff who would never let a crisis go to waste, has proposed new ‘fees’ on drivers in the windy city … Continue reading

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Ah the Logic of it all…

Wanda over on our Facebook page posted this article.  Basically it says the the Metro and The Virginia Railway Express (VRE) in the DC area. They have 56,000 spaces and 80,000 cars a day they need to park. Sooo what … Continue reading

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A Potential Baghdad by the Bay Awardee…

From the opposite coast, the city of Wilmington, Delaware caught our eye with this from the “Town Square Delaware” blog. H/T Scott: I learned something disturbing from a friend the other day. My friend had received a notice in the … Continue reading

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NPA Final

I flew home from Las Vegas last night after a truly charming time at the NPA Conference. There was a lot going on and a lot of people to see and parking things to do. I also got some good … Continue reading

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They Said What????? Drink Yourself Straight!

From Mark: Seeing as I don’t know the specific circumstances or conditions in this particular market I’m in no position to take any kind of definitive position on their decision to extend the time limits.  That being said, I do … Continue reading

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An Avid Reader, Hobie

Paul Milward at Bushnell Ribbon sent this in: My dog Hobie, has read your magazine cover to cover!   Not only are we full of parking news, we taste good, too. JVH  

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Doiug: Free Parking After Labor Day — Rehoboth Beach

Mercy me, I just love “free” things.  My wife and I decided to get the heck out of Dodge this weekend and cram in one last long weekend at the beach.  For those of you unfamiliar with the east coast … Continue reading

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