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August 2018

What the Hell is a “Geo Fence”

I pulled together a presentation for a potential customer and was blown away at the many different tools Parking Today Media can offer our industry that will help communicate products and services. Our team has been delving deeply into different … Continue reading

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Parking, It’s about Service

Back in the day particularly in Manhattan, but in other places as well, parking was all about price and availability. If there was space, you charged what you could get, collected it, and let the driver park their car. Garages … Continue reading

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The Women of Parking Today Media

We held our mid year meeting this week and my staff joined us in a barbeque at chez Van Horn. Eric and I, for the first time, were shown that we were in the minority, at least as far as … Continue reading

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What do we mean “We are the Arena”

We can argue on Teddy Roosevelt’s tenure as President, but he could spin a great tale when he gave a speech. When he spoke to the Sorbonne in 1910, he talked about courage, winning and losing, and actually doing something. … Continue reading

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Its cheaper to own a car than take ride sharing, really

According to the AAA, It’s cheaper to own, maintain, park, and insure a car than to take Uber or Lyft. A lot cheaper, like by half. Astrid posted the article over on parknews.biz. Check it out here. Since I don’t … Continue reading

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Time flies, but are we having fun?

I read recently that the Feds are considering dropping the requirement that businesses report their status (earnings, etc) quarterly. This request was made by some of the most successful firms in the land. It seems they are spending small (and … Continue reading

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…The More They Stay the Same – A Survey

I would think that with all the brouhaha over technology in parking and pay by smart phone and parking reservation apps, that parking professionals would want more information about these technologies and how they will affect their organization’s future. And … Continue reading

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Just a little too high tech

I visited a high-tech parking operation yesterday. It had everything – reservations, license plate recognition, parking guidance, it was a carnival of parking technology. I chatted with the operator, watched patrons be amazed when the gates opened automatically on exit, … Continue reading

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That’s AV, Folks

We published a news release today over at Parknews.biz from Keolis Canada about their Autonomous on-street shuttle. Seems there are 89 of these critters running in cities around the world. They have carried over 110,000 people safely. If one reads … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts

Are the bees back? We hear that the bee population is waxing and waning and the result could be catastrophic. I looked around my back yard and an entire flock (herd, group, covey) no its a swarm of bees were … Continue reading

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