Monthly Archives: February 2014

Simple Conflict Resolution Tactics: Skip to the End

A new Trader Joe’s market in Denver is attracting a lot of attention, and not all of it is good. Parking has become an issue for shoppers and residents – mainly, there’s not enough in the lot for shoppers so … Continue reading

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Class Action Parking

I commented in March’s Point of View on the class action lawsuit that is being raised against the City of Las Vegas and the city’s parking guru Brandy Stanley’s fight against it. Someone felt ‘wronged’ that parking meters were still … Continue reading

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Parking Perks Purged

In Pittsburgh, major political changes are brewing. What’s happened is that the city’s new mayor Bill Peduto has eliminated 242 of the free parking passes given out by the former mayor, Luke Ravenstahl. Mayor Peduto reports that free parking passes … Continue reading

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Assume the Position

When you reach ‘a certain age’ you spend more time at the doctor than you would like, and you probably have various specialists you visit regularly. If you are a man, one of these is a Urologist. Its often not … Continue reading

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Meeting Challenges with Creativity

Cold weather forces people to make a lot of adjustments and even without the impact of the polar vortex, Boston’s Logan Airport faces a yearly surge of travelers trying to escape freezing temperatures. An annual school holiday puts thousands of … Continue reading

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People Don’t Agree to Pay for Parking

When I read news articles about parking I’m always shocked by the concern parking industry policy makers show when the public voices its displeasure about paid parking. It’s a nice gesture, but is technically not necessary. Parking leaders might be … Continue reading

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An App to get your Parking Ticket “Fixed”

Of course this started in San Francisco, where else. The epicenter of high tech has come up with an app that will help you out of a parking ticket. Read all about it here. It works like this — you … Continue reading

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Less parking, more parks

I’m an American, and one thing that says about me is that I like my parking plentiful and I like it free. I also talk loud, wear clunky white sneakers and eat junk food like a seagull – at least, … Continue reading

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An Airline that has done one thing right

If you travel a lot by air you know that the most boring part of the flight is the safety demonstration. They say the same things over and over and most just tune it out. Delta, however, has taken a … Continue reading

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Parking to Affect Social Change

Every so often this topic raises its head and I feel a need to slap it down. The concept is that if we limit the number of parking spaces, either on street or off street, in the central city or … Continue reading

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