Monthly Archives: January 2012

I get a First Hand Lesson in Lawmaking

I was asked two years ago to sit on the National Committee on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (NCUTDC) Sites Open to Public Travel (SOPuT) Task Force. I was told by Paul Box, the head of the task force that he … Continue reading

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I really don’t understand — EV Charging for Volts? Why

Here’s an article about charging stations and resentment growing against EV drivers from gasoholics. The gas powered car owners are beginning to realize that EV drivers are getting all kinds of perks for spending the extra bucks to buy their … Continue reading

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Far be it for them to charge for public transportation

The America’s Cup is coming to San Francisco. It should be great fun and draw a lot of spectators to the city by the bay. They are concerned about parking and congestion so they are planning to have regional park … Continue reading

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On the Road again

Sorry about the sketchy posting over the past week but I have been traveling, visiting Atlanta and DC, getting home to LA last night. In Atlanta I had the pleasure of meeting in person with Robert Youakim, Khristian Gutierrez, and … Continue reading

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Technology ‘r Us — Click and Go to PIE for Free

I am rather overwhelmed by the technology we are using.  We sent out a mailer this week and already nearly 50 people have downloaded our PIE application and signed up to get a free trip to PIE.  I’m told by … Continue reading

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I’ve Tried, but I can Resist…

Here’s the article about Central Parking and their problems with their neighbors around their headquarters in Nashville. Basically, Central has consolidated some of its operations in their headquarters and added 100 new staffers in the Tennessee city and this has … Continue reading

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The Old Gray Lady gets a lot of “Press”

I must have had at least 10 people tell me about this article in the New York Times. I received emails, messages, phone calls and one friend even gave me a copy of the paper over lunch. OK, I get … Continue reading

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Oh Come On, I love Baby Seals, Whales, and Polar Bears…

I have posted below responses to my blog post and column in PT about my concerns over charging stations in garages. First let me set the record straight.  I love my environment,  I love clean air, I love animals.  I … Continue reading

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I Strike A Nerve — Response to my “Anti-EV Rant”

I seemed to have hit a sore spot with my concerns about whether or not an operator or owner should seek out an EV charger for their garage.  Let’s bring em out into the light of day for all to … Continue reading

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Reasons for Installing charging stations…The Response

So, I asked to be told why we should put charging stations in garages. Read the post here. Jim here, answered: Years ago I heard the adage, “Never pick a fight with someone who buys ink by the barrel.” Nevertheless, … Continue reading

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