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April 2019

Marcy Sparrow Heads Parking Industry Expo

Parking Today Sales Director Marcy Sparrow has found another task on her plate. PT Publisher John Van Horn has named her to head the Parking Industry Expo to be held in March, 2020 in San Diego. “When you have a … Continue reading

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Federal Court Outlaws Chalking – But Whose Fault is it?

A federal court in the Midwest has ruled that chalking is no longer legal in five midwestern states. Read about it on parknews.biz. What the heck is that all about? It seems that a lawyer in Michigan took a parking … Continue reading

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What Happened to Taxis

Taxis have existed since the 1700s. They are ubiquitous in major cities around the world. Suddenly, they are being challenged by Uber and Lyft. Seemingly overnight taxis are being replaced by an app on your smart phone. But is the … Continue reading

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We’ve Not Been Truly Challenged…

Bricks and Mortar retailers are under attack. On line shopping has challenged the Mom and Pop grocery on the corner all the way up to the big boys, Sears, J C Penney, and Macy’s. They have been caught with their … Continue reading

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EVs need to stand on their own!

The venerable George Will reports  that government subsidies are keeping the electric car industry alive and when they are removed, sales plummet. The vast majority of EVs are purchased by households with incomes over $100K (they can afford to pay … Continue reading

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Micromanaging from On High

I found an article over on parknews.biz about the city of Destin, FL. It seems the municipal dads and moms have decided to tell local merchants how and where they can collect money on their parking facilities. A local shopping … Continue reading

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Will Congestion Pricing mean the End to Parking Garages in New York City?

New York City is moving relentlessly toward Congestion Pricing. The deal is that if you drive into Manhattan below 60th street, you will have to pay a charge, around $10. It will be collected by LPR cameras or toll tags, … Continue reading

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What Would Happen if there were no Cars?

Kim Fernandez over at the IPMI commented on a survey taken in the UK that showed that 44% of ‘older’ drivers would not give up their cars under any circumstances, and that only 18% would if transit choices were better … Continue reading

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I got a Letter

I have a new doctor. Not a replacement, I still have a cardiologist and various other specialists, but I felt I needed someone to call if I felt a twinge in my kneecap and after some research and referrals, I … Continue reading

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Waze is Wonderful  Except…

Waze is an app that helps you find ways around traffic jams. Silicon Valley wunderkinds developed a way to figure out where traffic exists and then route you around it. For drivers trapped in urban congestion, its fantastic. For the … Continue reading

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