Monthly Archives: July 2012

Wow, It’s Here

The 2012 edition of the People and Products in Parking Directory is at the Printers and is also up at our web site. Click on the image below to check it out. In addition we have a new software program … Continue reading

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Parking Research and the University

Casey Jones over at the Parking Matters Blog brings up a good point. The Feds are investing a few million in transportation research. It is assumed that parking will be a part of that research. A number of major universities … Continue reading

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I Don’t Care!!!

Probably three of the most politically incorrect words in the language. When someone says “I don’t care” we immediately assume they are dunderheads or at the least, curmudgeons. I got an email the other day from a woman who was … Continue reading

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A Parking Wonk’s Wish…

Paul Barter over at Reinventing Parking has collected a group of links (including four to your humble servant’s comments about SFPark) that bring a baker’s dozen of parking policy blogs and documents to our attention. I am honored to be … Continue reading

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The Customer as God

That’s the headline on a two page article in this weekend’s Wall Street Journal. It boils down to the fact that retailers, and others, are winning the marketing battle by giving customers more choices, and making it easier for them … Continue reading

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It’s the price…..

Try as they might, its hard to put a good face on the electric car business.  The problem is the cost of the car.  $40K for a Volt, $36K for the Leaf.  But the Volt isn’t really an ‘electric’ car. … Continue reading

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This Applies to Parking in Spades..

Marketing Guru Seth Grogan says it all: Who let this guy in the building? Are you letting other people talk to your customers? At the big box pet store they have a vet’s office in the back. Ask the lonely … Continue reading

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WOW! A Reporter who “Gets it!”

Brandy Stanley has done an excellent job of educating the local press in Las Vegas.  Check out this article in the local paper.  The money quotes: I’m happy to report that the wonderfully named Brandy Stanley, the city’s parking services … Continue reading

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Taking A Walk Down the Yellow Brick Road

I have been reading a book on management called “The Oz Principle.” Its been around for a decade but is not out of style. The authors use Dorothy, The Tin Man, The Cowardly Lion, the Scarecrow and the Wizard to … Continue reading

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Its not the Price, or the program its the Execution…

I have commented on SFPark before so much of this won’t be news. However, I did receive some comments on the blog post (go here) that are less than subtle on their condemnation of the program. Basically they are reacting … Continue reading

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