Monthly Archives: March 2013

PIE 2013 is in its Second Full day

What a success so far — with over 400 preregistered attendees (not includeing exhibitor staff), 125 walkins on Monday and 100 more expected today, PIE 2013 promises to be the best attended and most successful ever. Nearly 1000 people will … Continue reading

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That’s a lot of dough

It is reported that the District of Columbia takes in $92 million in parking fines each year. That doesn’t include the $100 million in red-light-camera tickets or $7 million in residential parking permits. Read more here. They’re really raking it … Continue reading

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Parking for Schmucks – and Canucks

This poor Canadian guy – not only does he have to spell the word “check” with a “que” at the end, but he parked illegally and got himself a ticket and his car booted. The $96 it took him to … Continue reading

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Final Schedule, Seminars, and Events Available for PIE 2013

Mother Nature has smiled on PIE 2013 being held beginning Sunday, March 10 at the Stephens Convention Center adjacent to Chicago’s O’Hare airport. The storm is over, snow is melting, and sunshine is predicted for the opening day. Its all … Continue reading

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The Mechanical Marvels

Automated Parking systems are making a big splash in the main stream media. A new installation in the San Fernando Valley brought out the TV cameras the other day and a condo installation in Manhattan tickled the fancy of the … Continue reading

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The wheels on the bus…

Public transit is supposed to ease parking issues. But trouble brews when commuters drive to public transit stations and leave their cars in the surrounding areas.  Nobody wants 300 commuters parked in their neighborhood every weekday. Parkers who use the … Continue reading

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