Monthly Archives: October 2012

NPA Week

This week heralds the NPA Convention in Hollywood, FL. Carol and I will be there and hopefully will be able to post a few notes here about the event. We will be providing “NPA Live” an e-magazine reporting on what … Continue reading

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Endeavour Treks through Streets of LA – Parking Citations Everywhere

This weekend in LA has been an Endeavour. The earth orbiter has moved at a blazing pace of 2MPH from LAX to its final dock at the California Science Center near the Coliseum in downtown Los Angeles. Here’s a shot … Continue reading

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EVs Take another Hit! –

There’s an article out today about EV’s and Batteries. WAIT!!!  All of you who are ready to pillory me for destroying polar bears and killing baby seals take a deep breath. Saving the planet is about good stewardship, not wasting … Continue reading

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Drivers circulating are not customers

I have been browsing in Linkedin Parking Groups (There are over 20) and found Parking It Here — A prolific blog by New Zealander Kevin Warwood. His Latest Money Quote: It must be learnt that people circulating in cars are … Continue reading

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Booths for Parking Industry Exhibition Selling Fast!!

Booths for the Parking Industry Exhibition to be held in Chicago Next March 10-13 are Selling Fast. Sales Manager Carol Robins tells me that choice locations are going quickly. The Exhibition has been moved to the Stephens Convention Center adjacent … Continue reading

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Its 25 Years for Pacific Cascade

Twenty Five years ago Mark Curtis had a idea for an invention. He took it to a friend and they formed a company. Pacific Cascade was born. Now a quarter of a century later, Mark has built his company, and … Continue reading

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I Get a Kick out of PDX

I’m traveling this week and flew into Portland International Airport.  I was pleasantly surprised. This small second tier airport is stunning.  It is easy navigate, quiet, and unhurried. I have braved the crowds at Heathrow, JFK, Atlanta,, O’Hare and LAX. … Continue reading

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Standard Announces New Management Team

Standard Parking Corporation, one of the nation’s leading providers of parking management, ground transportation and other ancillary services, today announced that it has closed its merger with the parent of Central Parking Corporation, which is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of … Continue reading

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Its a Done Deal — Standard Central

According to Standard Parking, they expect to close on their deal with Central tomorrow. There hasn’t been a lot of talk bout this ‘merger’ since both companies have been in what is known as a “quiet period.” My guess is … Continue reading

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