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March 2019

Great Parking Not Worth a Housing Crisis

I saw this headline over on Park News and I went ballistic. Parking gets blamed for everything from Climate Change to Original Sin, but how was it getting blamed for a housing crisis. As I read the article I calmed … Continue reading

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Stress and Uncertainty of Finding Parking

Researchers have determined that Uber and Lyft have reduced the number of people driving in the central city and therefore parking activity is on the wane. Guess what. “We found that the stress of the uncertainty of finding a parking … Continue reading

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Its Time to Sell the Bananas

The Parking Industry must adapt to changing times. We must become involved in planning and government as urban areas evolve. Parking is part of the future. Terms like ‘reinventing,’ mobility, planning models, and ecosystem are sprinkled liberally in sage publications … Continue reading

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A PIE 2019 FLY BY — IP Parking

Kudos to IP Parking and their drone flyby at PIE 2019 Tell me this isn’t the best. Thanks to the gang at IP Parking. JVH        

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It May Not be Right, But it’s the Way It Is

PIE 2019 was winding down. The exhibit hall was closed and the exhibitors were packing up. The shipping crates were being trucked in from a holding area off site. I wandered through the hall, taking care not to trip over … Continue reading

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“Air Garage” Campus Parking Using “Space Force”

Here’s the deal – Through the use of an app, an Airzona company called “AirGarage” is renting out unused parking spaces around the University of Arizona and Arizona State to students and faculty who don’t want to fight the on … Continue reading

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PIE 2019 – A Team Effort

The Parking Industry Expo 2019’s success was the result of a team effort. I am gratified how the Parking Today group came together and performed flawlessly. It was interesting to sit back and watch the 10 members of our team … Continue reading

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Conference Featuring Israeli Parking Technology

Israel is known for its high-tech sector, and parking is not forgotten. The Israel Conference on Parking, Traffic and Transportation will be held in Jerusalem on May 15 featuring companies from across the country and presentations by leaders in the … Continue reading

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Parking Industry Expo 2019 – A Smorgasbord with Dessert

You Must Taste the Entire Event! I have been looking through the Seminars being presented at this year’s Parking Industry Expo and can’t help but be impressed with the wide variety of presentations. Yes, there are some directed at cities, … Continue reading

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Heat Wave Hits Chicago!

All things are relative, right. It’s going to be in the 40s in Chicago during PIE. It looks like another year in the unending record of never snowing on PIE in Chicago. The weather is looking good for parking pros … Continue reading

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