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October 2019

Can you Handle the Truth?

The Big Trade Show Season (in parking) is over and its time to look forward to 2020. The Premiere (read that first) event of national prominence is the Parking Industry Exhibition held this coming March in San Diego. We have … Continue reading

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To Tech or not to Tech

I have been in a quandry these past few weeks. My car has turned 15 and has 170K on the clock. Traditionally its well past its shelf life and its time to look for a replacement. I have been extremely … Continue reading

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And so it Begins….

I have been musing on the issue of charging stations and how parking space owners are controlling their use. Salt Lake City is reaching out to discover how other municipalities are monitoring the use of on street (and off street) … Continue reading

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No, I’m not at the NPA Show      

I made the decision last weekend not to attend the NPA event this week in Orlando. I’ll miss seeing old friends and making new ones, but I think its best for all concerned. I have a world class cold and … Continue reading

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The Buried Lede

We have finalized the November issue of Parking Today. It’s the Veterans in Parking issue. Todd Tucker has edited the articles and all but four are written by veterans who work in the parking industry. I am impressed with the … Continue reading

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The Chicago Way

Chicago is considering slapping a “congestion charge” on Uber and Lyft. You can read all about it over at Parknews.biz. Cities in Europe, London particularly, have used the congestion charge to help reduce traffic in certain congested areas of the … Continue reading

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My favorite Law is Raising its Head Again…

I live in the belly of the beast. LAX is a traffic disaster and although the airport is working to alleviate the problem, it will be a few years before  change will be felt. I’m sure that by the mid … Continue reading

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Driverless Technology – It’s going to happen – Someday

As autonomous vehicles take to the streets in test after test, the limitations of the current technology comes to the fore. In about 225 locations across the country, shuttles carrying folks from metro stops to parking areas and vice versa … Continue reading

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