Monthly Archives: March 2012

It Always goes back to Star Trek

My previous post about the comment by Scarlett reminded me of the Star Trek Episode starring Frank Gorshin. Now before I go on, let me hasten to add that certainly there are substantial differences between different revenue control machines, much … Continue reading

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I Laughed until I cried

I was fortunate to have some help in the booth for the last two days.  Scarlett Schneider, nee Ambroziak, cousin of Astrid and PT facebook denizen volunteered to spend a long weekend in Amsterdam with her husband Michel and help … Continue reading

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Some Final thoughts on Intertraffic 2012

Its a big show, not matter what anyone says. 150 plus parking companies, 4000 parking visitors. four days, 30 hours of exhibitions. I know its an expense but Americans would do well to visit this event. Its only every other … Continue reading

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What Happens in Amsterdam Stays…

Last night was party night at the Intertraffic show. I only made two, with a dinner in between but I did last until after midnight, a new record. The evening started innocently enough with the Metric Crew on a floating … Continue reading

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“If She’s Your Expert You Can’t Help Me

And he stormed off…” This quote will be he leed in an article I will have in the upcoming Parking Today.  Its an interview of a Woman in Parking, Karen Pradhan, 30 years in the industry, Marketing and Product Manager … Continue reading

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Ok, there ARE a lot of people here

I find that day one of this show in Amsterdam is usually slower, but day two is much better.  The new boss at Metric Peter Alyward is parking savy and putting his full support behind Dave Witts and his US … Continue reading

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Intertraffic in Amsterdam

Although this is a great event for me, I’m not too sure about the organizers.  The show after the first day seems smaller (there are only 140 parking exhibitors) and attendance ‘feels’ off.  They normally expect over 17,000 visitors and … Continue reading

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Charging Stations already Obsolete?

If you browse through the inflight magazines, you will find ads for cell phone and pager chargers that are simply a flat tray you plug into 110vac and then set your portable devices on the tray. The tray charges the … Continue reading

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Women in Parking Honor PT Editor

The Women in Parking group, founded a year ago in Pittsburgh, met at the Parking Industry Exhibition and among other things took the moment to honor PT Editor John Van Horn for his service and support in the founding of … Continue reading

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PIE — An “Unbiased” View —

(Larry is not a relative, nor have we paid him for this review, however in full disclosure he did win a flat screen TV and actually was embarrassed by it. JVH) My thoughts as a guest PIE show blogger… I’ve … Continue reading

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