Monthly Archives: September 2013

It’s always an inside job

Cynicism is quite a crutch, but it’s statistically true that most people who are murdered are killed by a family member. It’s also statistically accurate to say most theft is committed by individuals connected to the victim. When it comes … Continue reading

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Parking in Europe Generates $40 billion

In a report released today at the European Parking Congress, we find that parking in Europe has a value of just a tad under $40 billion.  It also employs around 570,000 people. Wow! The numbers come from a survey done … Continue reading

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Yes, They have Parking in Europe – The EPA and Dublin

I’m in Dublin — its the European Parking Association Congress. Over 500 delegates from across Europe are gathering here for the event.  According to EPA President Nick Lester, this is about policy and how transportation policy will fail if parking … Continue reading

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Parking lot vigilantes attack with barbecue sauce

An Indiana woman came out the victor in a race for parking, but lost the battle of the barbecue sauce. Ms. April Roney and another motorist fought about a parking spot. The losing parker did not appreciate Roney’s sauciness and … Continue reading

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Technology getting ahead of itself

Some 340 meters in downtown Honolulu will not longer accept pay-by-phone transactions as of September 15. The story is that cell transactions are eating up too much of the meters’ battery life and the city is fed up with the … Continue reading

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Skyscraper melting parked cars

We all know it’s not safe to look directly at the sun. And the latest news reports say it’s also unsafe to park under the glare of London’s 20 Fenchurch Street skyscraper. The building, which is still under construction, is … Continue reading

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