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September 2019

Off Airport Owners Sue New York Port Authority

We have an article on Parknews.biz about irate owners of off airport parking facilities entering into litigation against the owners of the three major airports in the New York area. Coincidentally to that, I received the following missif yesterday from … Continue reading

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Parking is “holding its own.” “Spikes in the other boroughs have been dramatic.”

If you log on to Parknews.biz you will find an article from the Old Gray Lady (The New York Times) about high end parking garages in New York City. Although this is a fun read, it isn’t really news. We … Continue reading

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“We are all fighting for every last car”

Thus Chicago Parking guru John Hammerschlag describes the parking marketplace in Chicago. He goes on “It’s a much more competitive business than it once was.” The quote comes from an article in Chicago Business concerning the trials and tribulations of … Continue reading

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Are we speaking to our customers? Shakespeare was on the right track

  Actually, this sign is fairly clear. Can’t park from 11-1 on Friday for Street Cleaning. 2 hour parking 8 to 5 Monday – Saturday including holidays, unless your have a district 7 permit and then I guess you can … Continue reading

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Driving VS Uber

Shelly came to the PT offices for a meeting this week. When it was over, we asked for her parking ticket so we could validate. She said “Oh, I took Uber, the parking here is so confusing.” She would rather … Continue reading

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Inanimate Objects

Do inanimate objects take on a life of their own? If not, why does your car run better after a car wash? Doesn’t you cell phone work better after you have given it a good cleaning? Does you laptop run … Continue reading

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Living in a Bubble

I have written before about how where one lives and works can affect how they see the world. Nothing can exemplify this more than Silicon Valley.  The folks up there are surrounded by technology, EVs, and a constant barrage of … Continue reading

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More on Why they Hate Us…A Missed Opportunity

There is a discussion going on over at the IPMI message board concerning bike lanes and how to keep people from parking there are blocking the lanes for Bicyclists. Fair Enough. It seems, however, that the District of Columbia has … Continue reading

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