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May 2020

The Upcoming Months will be A Disaster  NOT!!

Even in California, which has become the epicenter for the “lockdown” we are seeing more activity, automobile activity, that is, daily. And automobile activity is what we need to bring our industry back. I read almost daily about people who … Continue reading

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“I never thought I’d say this, but I f*cking miss parking conferences.”

Kacey Siskind, a senior VP at Honk Mobile, believes in telling it like it is, as witness to the headline above. It led into her blog of May 20 which warmed the cockles of my heart so much I just … Continue reading

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How to Improve your Office Parking

There is a reason those who work in our industry are considered experts in parking. It is a complex business and those who think there is ‘nothing to it” are simply wrong. I have just read a piece Astrid posted … Continue reading

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Haircut and a Car Wash

I admit it, I couldn’t take it any longer and got a bootleg haircut. I got a phone number from a friend, send a text, got one back with an address, went to the address and sent another text. Went … Continue reading

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The Splendid and the Vile

Author Erik Larson writes historical nonfiction based on tremendous in depth research about his subject. He quotes sources and diarists and blends two or more complex tales to bring us terrific books like “The Devil in White City”, “Thunderstruck”, “The … Continue reading

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The Car Is Staging a Comeback, Spurring Oil’s Recovery

That headline was from Bloomberg, and if you read the article, it reflects what you have been reading in Parking Today. People are askewing mass transit and driving their cars and also parking them. A driver in Korea noted that … Continue reading

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Klaus Gindl

I received word this morning that Klaus Gindl passed away last week after a month long battle with leukemia. Klaus was the true definition of a gentleman and raconteur. He may be best known in the US as the person … Continue reading

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Touch you, and hug you, and shake hands with you soon.

There is a reason people of all ages hold hands, sometimes when they walk, sometimes when they are sitting together. There is a reason little kids run up to friends and family and jump on them. There is a reason … Continue reading

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“I thought about the recession and decided not to participate.”

That quote by Sam Walton pretty much sums up an article last year in Forbes Magazine where author Brad Adgate  stressed that the last thing you want to do in an economic downturn is cut back on advertising. You can … Continue reading

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Observations:

About half the people on the street in LA are not wearing masks. Ralphs Grocery in LA seems to be keeping its shelves fully stocked, plus there are no lines. People inside are masked, and social distancing in the check … Continue reading

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