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July 2017

A Contrarian View: Autonomous Vehicles and Parking

First of all, assuming that every vehicle is autonomous, how many will there be. My guess is that there will have to be a lot of them if they are to respond with the same alacrity as one would experience … Continue reading

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Well, Maybe not Everyone is opposed to Bridgeport Meters

I read Paul’s post below about new meters in Bridgeport with interest, and when written it was correct. It seems everyone in Bridgeport, CT was panning the new parking meters in the city. It seems that some of the merchants … Continue reading

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Grand Rapids Lowers Fees for Parking App

It’s unusual for cities to lower prices for parking and services. I know those numbers have only gone up in my town. Parking meter fees have tripled, and prices for city classes and amenities have increased by 30 percent. So it’s … Continue reading

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Municipal Parking Meter Drama Plays Out Politely

One of my hobbies is to read news articles other people write and wonder what the sources didn’t share. Municipal leaders and staff are careful what they say to reporters, because a slip of the tongue can cost them their jobs and/or their reputations. When … Continue reading

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What’s Under Parking Today Media’s Hat?

The NPA Conference and Expo in Palm Springs – October 2-5 Drop by booth 225  and meet with JVH, Eric, Astrid, and Marcy We will talk parking!!! For more info Click Here The August issue of Parking Today Smart Parking, … Continue reading

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The Sorcerer’s Apprentice and Smart Cities

I was most impressed with one story I heard at the Smart Cities Connect confab in Austin. It brought to mind Walt Disney’s Fantasia and Mickey Mouse as the Sorcerer’s Apprentice. For those of you who remember the cute little … Continue reading

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Will we be Carless in a “Smart City?”

A week or so ago I had the privilege of attending the “Smart Cities Connect” event in Austin, TX. After spending a couple of days with the movers and shakers of “Smart Cities”, I realized that I’m not sure what … Continue reading

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July 4, 1776

Thomas Jefferson wrote these words nearly two and a half centuries ago. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are … Continue reading

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