Monthly Archives: June 2013

18 Months getting the message

I now there are always extenuating circumstances, but.. Here’s the thing — Kansas city hired a consulting firm to tell them what was wrong with their parking downtown. The results, received in January of 2012, told them that their current … Continue reading

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Big Bucks for Parking

A parking spot in San Francisco’s South Beach neighborhood sold recently for $82,000. The 8- by 12-foot spot is in an enclosed garage in a condominium building near AT&T Park. Now that’s lot of money for a rectangle of concrete, … Continue reading

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The Disorganized States of America

Handicapped parking is a kind and generous offering for handicapped people. It’s one of the many benefits Americans enjoy because they live in a free and wealthy nation with an arrangement of federal, state and local governments. I say “arrangement” … Continue reading

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Amen, and Take the Cannoli

Chicago aldermen approve Emanuel’s parking meter changes I saw this headline and I wondered what church folk had to do with making decisions on Chicago parking policy. Then I realized I was confusing ALDERMEN with ALTER BOYS. An important difference … Continue reading

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Capitalism lives

Homeowners owners near the Merion Golf Club in Ardmore Pennsylvania are making an easy buck off the U.S. Open Golf Championship. Craigslist ads have private parking at a home within walking distance of the course at $500 for the duration … Continue reading

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