Monthly Archives: December 2013

Airport Employee Parking Not Secure

I wonder as I wander, no wait, Christmas is over. I wonder as I mosey through the security line at the airport, if everyone who provides security, meals, janitorial service, maintenance and mechanical support for the airport subject to the … Continue reading

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A Post Christmas Message

Time seems to have caught up with me and I didn’t get around to blogging about this greatest of holidays until today. So there. We hear so much about the ‘commercialization of Christmas” and the evils of ‘gift giving’ these … Continue reading

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Portland Says Good Bye to Free Disabled Parking

This is really strange — I don’t know if they are just trying to be PC or really don’t understand the problem but in this article they talk at length about how they are going to begin charging folks who … Continue reading

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Movies for the Holidays The Hobbit and Hunger Games.

Its Christmas time in the city and time to see movies. I have seen two in the past week, one at my behest and one kicking and screaming all the way. Here’s my take. The Hobbit is a must see … Continue reading

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Washington D.C. Tops the Charts with $159 of Parking Ticket Revenue per Citizen

This is a guest blog post by Ryan Neu, Co-founder of TicketZen (www.ticketzen.com), the company that has unified and optimized the way we pay parking tickets. City Officials interested in implementing mobile parking ticket collections in their city can reach … Continue reading

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Chuck Cullen Retires

I have known Chuck for longer than either of us wants to acknowledge. He has been a tireless supporter and a good friend.  Here is his retirement message: After 42+ years of being part of the parking industry, I have … Continue reading

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SF Park is a success, failure, neither, both???

The following letter is circulating from the SFMTA, the Parent of SF Park. I post it in its entirety. The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), the agency that manages transportation in the city, established the SFpark pilot, using new … Continue reading

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Parking Lot Crime Too Easy

Parking lots and crime often go hand in hand. Something about a closed off parking garage or the wide open spaces of a parking lot give criminals the idea that they are going to be protected in their evil doing. … Continue reading

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Climbing wall dresses up parking structure

It’s safe to say I have no idea where Utrecht is, but I like what I’ve read about a parking garage recently completed for the University of Utrecht. It has 2,000 parking spots, and a bike shelter, and a public … Continue reading

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No parking at Boston Condominium

I love to see somebody putting their money where their mouth is. Sometimes it seems like there’s just so much talking and so little doing. I keep reading about the “new generation” that doesn’t want to live in the suburbs … Continue reading

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