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2016

It Depends on How You Want to Pay for It

Columnist Mark Wilson is writing a series on what the country will look like under our new president. He quotes another naysayer: Urbanist journalist Greg Lindsay imagines a darker scenario in which all public transit is handed over to private … Continue reading

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Musings on 2017 and Parking

In January, wags are supposed to enter a list of predictions as to what is going to happen in the upcoming year.  I thought I might preview my thoughts here on the first Day of December.  Its usually a pretty … Continue reading

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Happy…..

The temptation to write the typical anodyne piece about Thanksgiving and all we have to be thankful is overwhelming. Its easy, quick and readers will smile and feel warm and fuzzy. I thought I would make my life difficult and … Continue reading

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“Smart City” — Not Just Another Buzz Word

I have been browsing through Parknews.biz. I entered the phrase “Smart City” in the search box and I found that Editor Astrid had put up over 40 stories about this term in the past few months. She thought it was … Continue reading

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OMG — We are Doing Something that Affects You, Directly!

We here at Parking Today Media constantly strive to keep up with the times. Innovation is our middle name (actually its “Today” but you get the idea.) This month we have made a substantial change in our annual People in … Continue reading

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Nobody Wants to be Responsible for Parking Lot Crime

Every time I drive I am aware of the risks involved: mechanical problems, accidents, falling trees, wayward pedestrians, and so on. My hope is that the odds will be in my favor. It’s the same when I park. I do … Continue reading

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Duluth to Prepare Residents for Yard-Parking Ban

In Duluth, Minnesota, a decision to enforce laws prohibiting residents from parking in their front yards has been put on hold. At duluthnewstribune.com it has been reported that enforcement will be delayed until next year to give the city time to inform residents … Continue reading

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World Series Parking a Hot Commodity

World Series fever has residents in the Wrigleyville neighborhood of Chicago firing up their entrepreneurial spirit. As the tournament plays out, parking in the area around Wrigley Field is scarce, so people who live there are selling their parking spots … Continue reading

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Coming in November

November brings Parking Today’s People in Parking Directory. This year it takes on a different flavor, as it directs readers to our on line search engine to find most parking pros listed in our extensive data base. Annually I’m asked … Continue reading

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Windshield Barnacle Gets Trial Run

It’s possible that a tool for windshield obstruction will be just as effective at capturing parking scofflaws as the boot. The Barnacle is a flat, plastic device that attaches to and obscures visibility through car windshields. I’ve written about it before, but the Barnacle is starting to get … Continue reading

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