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July 13, 2020 - Parking Today July 2020 issue now online!

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July 14, 2020


July 14, 2020 - Moss Completes $35 Million 620 Brickell World Plaza

July 13, 2020


July 13, 2020 - Jump Electric Bikes Return To D.C. Streets Monday After Lime Acquisition

July 13, 2020 - NDOT, Nevada Department of Transportation, Installing Additional No Roadside Parking Signs on State Route 28 in Southeastern Incline Village



July 13, 2020 - City of Stamford, CT, Offers Promotional Discount to Encourage Contactless Parking Payments with the ParkMobile App

July 13, 2020 - Bethlehem Parking Authority, ParkMobile - Celebrate “Christmas in July” in Bethlehem's Historic District (Safely) with Lehigh Valley Health Network

July 13, 2020 - Ameren Missouri powering more electric vehicle charging stations for summer road travel



July 13, 2020 - Forget London, UK traffic – Uber boats are here to shortcut you via the Thames

July 13, 2020 - HonkMobile - City launches free 2-hour parking in downtown London, Canada

July 13, 2020 - Alchemco Webinar: Protecting Your Investment - prevent the costly deterioration or structural failure of your parking structure - Jul 14 & 15, 2020 01:00 PM EST



July 13, 2020 - FC Parking app, Passport - Fort Collins, CO makes parking in Old Town garages free for up to 3 hours

July 13, 2020 - Flowbird - City of Kingston, NY to resume metered parking

July 13, 2020 - ParkMobile - Nyack, NY Parking, It Is A-Changing

July 13, 2020 - ParkMobile - Birmingham’s, AL micro-transit experiment

July 10, 2020


July 10, 2020 - Uber Eats outage in multiple countries, 'Internal Server Error" reports

July 10, 2020 - Industry Showcase Hosted by Smarking: Digital & Contactless Solutions for Recovery, Tue, Jul 21, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT

July 10, 2020 - Amano McGann, CVPS - Valet Parking Automation: The new generation solution for next-gen

July 10, 2020 - Employment Opportunity: SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER, ECO Parking Technologies

July 10, 2020 - Elon Musk: Tesla Will Have Level 5 Self-Driving Cars This Year

July 10, 2020 - Electrify America - Spotsylvania Towne Center, Fredericksburg, VA adds electronic vehicle charging station

July 10, 2020 - PayByPhone - Peterborough City Council, UK announces date for parking charges to return

July 10, 2020 - Kent State parking services implementing campus-wide mobile payment options with Passport Parking

July 10, 2020 - Parking Tag, Payzone - No need to flash the cash to park in Westmeath County, Ireland

July 10, 2020 - Walker Consultants - New Parking Study Shows Falls Church, VA Not Hurting for Space

July 9, 2020


July 9, 2020 - Frog Encourages Riders to Get Outside, Expands New E-Mobility Consumer Products to Include Scooter, E-Bike and Water E-Mobility

July 9, 2020 - Car subscription market sees two new entrants from Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) and Free2Move

July 9, 2020 - Delta Launches 200kW Ultra Fast Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger In EMEA

July 9, 2020 - Survision Allows Frictionless Exit for Emory Hospital in Atlanta

July 9, 2020 - Study suggests most Uber, Lyft drivers in Seattle not poorly paid

July 9, 2020 - Cubic and Moovit to develop mobile MaaS platform

July 9, 2020 - ParkMobile - East Brunswick, NJ Parking Garages Launch Contact-Less Way To Pay

July 9, 2020 - Kimley-Horn - San Marcos City Council members approve resolution to create river parking district

July 9, 2020 - CellOPark - Nearly 75 per cent of parking transactions are free in Ballarat’s CBD, Australia

July 9, 2020 - Passport - Kent State switching from meters to app to pay for parking

July 9, 2020 - City of Tacoma Introduces Touchless Parking Payment With Flowbird

July 9, 2020 - Put your car to work with this peer-to-peer sharing app Turo

July 9, 2020 - Flowbird - Butler, PA City Council Looking At Additional Parking Options

July 9, 2020 - PayByPhone, Passport - Wellesley, MA parking: Good news and not-so-good news

July 8, 2020


July 8, 2020 - Micromobility proves its worth for post-pandemic cities

July 8, 2020 - Employment Opportunity: FIRMWARE ENGINEER, ECO Parking Technologies

July 8, 2020 - JAPA, Just A Parking App - Woodland, CA could soon be using an app to help motorists find parking

July 8, 2020 - Hamilton rolls out its Passport Parking mobile app pay option

July 8, 2020 - Park Assist® Introduces its New Cloud-Based Software Platform: INX™

July 8, 2020 - Paypoint and RingGo partner for in-store parking payments in UK

July 8, 2020 - Westward Industries Study Highlights Increased Efficiency and Revenues through Parking Specific Vehicles

July 8, 2020 - ParkMobile Partners With East Brunswick, New Jersey, To Offer Contactless Parking Payments

July 8, 2020 - Passport - Paid parking resumes July 13 on Plymouth, MA waterfront, downtown

July 8, 2020 - Alchemco Webinar: Protecting Your Investment - prevent the costly deterioration or structural failure of your parking structure - 07/08 through 07/30

July 8, 2020 - Patriot Parking Pivots to Cash-Free, Touch-Free Business Using Honk’s Technology

July 8, 2020 - Morgantown Parking Authority, MPA, ParkMobile - Morgantown, WVA to introduce new ‘Smart Card’ parking meter option

July 8, 2020 - Town Of Wellesley Announces Summer Parking Plan: Payments via PayByPhone or Passport Parking

July 7, 2020


July 7, 2020 - Lyft's self-driving cars are returning to work too

July 7, 2020 - NelsonNygaard - Honest governance needed for Santa Cruz’s parking plan

July 7, 2020 - Uber will launch US grocery delivery this month

July 7, 2020 - Passport - New Hamilton, Canada parking app offers more payment options

July 7, 2020 - PayByPhone - Parking charges to re-start at Peterborough council and Queensgate, UK car parks

July 7, 2020 - ABB drives digital evolution for e-mobility tech in pan European pilot

July 7, 2020 - PayByPhone - Parking charges to be reinstated in all council-run car parks across Harborough, UK

July 7, 2020 - Mobile Smart City to provide Hectronic PARCS solution at LF Wade International Airport in Bermuda

July 7, 2020 - dexFreight adds parking reservation system, to collaborate with TruckPark on podcast

July 7, 2020 - OMNIQ Receives Order for AI-Machine Vision Solution for Homeland Security and Public Safety System for Asian Country in Himalayan Mountain Region

July 7, 2020 - FlashParking Announces Acquisition of CSI

July 7, 2020 - Why New York Buses Are on the Rise in a Subway City

July 6, 2020


July 6, 2020 - Five Changes On The Horizon For Parking Facilities - ABM Industries

July 6, 2020 - University of Nebraska: Tickets, parking passes going paperless with Paciolan

July 6, 2020 - Last Mile Holdings’ Gotcha Mobility Drives Industry-Leading Profitable Unit Economics Through May 2020

July 6, 2020 - Uber announces plans to buy Postmates for $2.65 billion

July 6, 2020 - A Setback For Clean Energy? No More Free Parking For Electric Vehicles in Hawaii

July 6, 2020 - Circontrol Extends the Coverage of Its Card Payment Solution

July 6, 2020 - New York City set to increase second-hour parking meter prices in outer boroughs

July 6, 2020 - The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, SFMTA is reinstating pre-Covid-19 parking meter rates

July 6, 2020 - RingGo - Parking charges reintroduced in Hartlepool, UK as lockdown eases

July 6, 2020 - Passport - Expansion adds 47 parking spaces to downtown Newark, DE lot

July 6, 2020 - South Orange Parking Authority Partners with ParkMobile to Enable Contactless Parking Payments after MobileNOW! Shuts Down

July 6, 2020 - Passport - West Hartford Resumes Charging for On-Street Parking

July 6, 2020 - Passport - Panama City Beach, FL resident parking program set for adoption

July 2, 2020


July 2, 2020 - Park Assist's latest landmark achievement for data-driven parking guidance. 

July 1, 2020


July 1, 2020 - We are proud to announce Tap Pay Park – Arrive

July 1, 2020 - Quarters no longer required. You can now pay for parking in Birmingham with ParkMobile App

July 1, 2020 - Curb management company Coord to pilot 'smart zones' in 4 cities

July 1, 2020 - Autonomous parking: around the corner or distant fantasy?

July 1, 2020 - FAAC ACQUIRES FROM ASSA ABLOY PART OF ITS APD AND HSD BUSINESS IN EUROPE

July 1, 2020 - Former JDF soldiers offer solution to parking woes is Abacus Safe Park

July 1, 2020 - Arlington County Promotes Contactless Parking Payments with the ParkMobile App

July 1, 2020 - Two finalists for massive City Dock-Hillman garage project bring familiar names to Annapolis

July 1, 2020 - Propark Mobility begins Hospitality Operations at three San Diego Hotel Properties

July 1, 2020 - New GKD-USA CEU Discusses Expanding Design Capabilities of Architectural Metal Fabric

July 1, 2020 - Gabe Klein, Founder of Cityfi and Former Chicago & D.C. DOT Commissioner joins Automotus Board of Advisors

June 30, 2020


June 30, 2020 - Coord Selects Aspen, Nashville, Omaha and West Palm Beach for 2020 Digital Curb Challenge

June 30, 2020 - Park Assist Headquarters Shift

June 29, 2020


June 29, 2020 - Our Ghost-Kitchen Future – Reef Moves from Parking to Cooking

June 29, 2020 - ParkChirp reaches its 300th parking location

June 29, 2020 - ParkMobile Mobility Study Shows COVID-19 Will Have a Significant Impact on Consumer Behavior

June 29, 2020 - ParkPlus Inc. Leading the Vehicle Storage Industry with Innovative Vertical Parking Solutions

June 29, 2020 - PCI Hires Randy Wilson as New Director, Architectural Precast Systems

June 29, 2020 - Tata Elxsi’s new Smart Parking tech will allow you to teach your car to park itself

June 29, 2020 Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute Announces New Northeast Region Manager

June 29, 2020 - ParkPlus Inc. Leading the Vehicle Storage Industry with Innovative Vertical Parking Solutions

June 26, 2020


June 26, 2020 - Smarking Launches the First Parking Industry Benchmark to Help Accelerate the Recovery of Parking Businesses

June 26, 2020 - ParkMobile partners with the City of Birmingham, Alabama, to bring smarter parking to The Magic City

June 26, 2020 - Nedap Identification Systems Announces Release of Groundbreaking License Plate Recognition Camera Offering Unprecedented Accuracy

June 26, 2020 - Nashville International Airport Chooses Park Assist's M4 Smart-Sensor System

June 26, 2020 - Siemens eMobility Launches VersiCharge AC Series EV Charger

June 26, 2020 - HOW SATELLITE IMAGERY IS HELPING HEDGE FUNDS OUTPERFORM OCCUPANCY RATES IN PARKING LOTS

June 26, 2020 - City of Columbia installs gate system in two garages

June 26, 2020 - How Coronavirus is Shifting Strategies for Parking Garages

June 25, 2020


June 25, 2020 - KFC UK and Ireland Sign Parking Management Contract with Smart Parking

June 25, 2020 - International Expansion of Collaboration Between PARK NOW and evopark

June 25, 2020 - Flowbird Unveils ‘Park & Sanitize’ Solution to Support Communities Emerging from COVID-19 Lockdown

June 25, 2020 WAVE Provides a Glimpse into a Visionary Future of Electric Vehicles with Unlimited Range

June 25, 2020 - Money, Money, Money - Inugo

June 25, 2020 Know Your Parking Counts - All Traffic Solutions

June 24, 2020


June 24, 2020 - Autonomous Driving Business Models: Part One

June 24, 2020 - Dasher Lawless AUTOParkit’s Automated parking structure part of historic Redo

June 24, 2020 - MAG USA Acquires AirportParkingReservations.com, ParkSleepFly.com and ShuttleFinder.com

June 24, 2020 - Real-Time Parking System Next Big Thing | Major Giants: Streetline, Smart Parking, ParkMe, Parknav, T2 SYSTEMS

June 24, 2020 - COVID-19 IMPACT: MULTI-SPACE PARKING METERS MARKET TO WITNESS STEADY EXPANSION DURING 2019-2028

June 24, 2020 - Mercedes, Nvidia to jointly make cars with little driving role for humans

June 24, 2020 - Watry Design - Take a look at the future Gateway Parking Complex at the University of Nevada, Reno!

June 24, 2020 - Passport, Parking Kitty - Vancouver, WA to resume downtown, uptown on-street parking enforcement July 1

June 24, 2020 - Eberle Design, Inc. Launches New Website

June 24, 2020 - SAVING LA’S SMALL BUSINESSES: DIGITAL MAPPING STARTUP, SPOT, ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH MALIBU CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TO SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESS DURING COVID-19

June 24, 2020 - LEXPARK Engages AMG Payment Solutions for Credit Card Processing

June 23, 2020


June 23, 2020 - Smarking Seminar: State of the Parking Industry: National & Regional Trends - Tue, Jun 30, 2020 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT

June 23, 2020 - AppyWay launch exclusive guide to help local authorities seize the once in a lifetime opportunity to reshape travel and behaviours in UK towns and cities for future generations

June 23, 2020 - How to Modernize Parking Infrastructure with the Electric Vehicle Customer in Mind - Giovanni Bertolino, Enel X

June 23, 2020 - DoNotPay’s legal bots help consumers fight parking fines.during lockdown

June 23, 2020 - Passport - Parking enforcement is back on but the meter heads are not installed in Great Falls

June 23, 2020 - Fleets Leveraging New Equipment and Advanced Safety Technologies Reduce Accidents and Litigation Exposure

June 23, 2020 - The City of Las Vegas teams up with leading AI solutions provider, SenSen Networks

June 23, 2020 - How to ease your customer’s concerns about parking – Touchless Solutions by SKIDATA for ‘corona-proof’ premises

In Between

July 7, 2020 - Some Good News – Looking out the Window - JVH, Parking Today - I have noticed that the number of cars in the garage under ...



July 6, 2020 - Little Things - JVH, Parking Today - Have you ever noticed that sometimes it’s the ‘little things’ that really get under your skin ...

 

July 2, 2020 -  It's About Independence and Opportunity - JVH, Parking Today - Celebrations like Independence Day, Memorial Day, and ...

June 30, 2020  - Don't Panic -- Third Quarter Begins Tomorrow - JVH, Parking Today - My industry sources tell me that many of the  ...



June 26, 2020 - Is the Parking Industry racist? - JVH I have been thinking about the maelstrom in which we find ourselves. Is everything truly about race.

June 22, 2020 - The Masque - JVH, Parking Today - OK, I’ll admit it, I am not comfortable wearing a mask. Its hot, its smelly, it fogs ...

June 22, 2020 - Looking out the Window – This Rebound is a good thing - JVH, Parking Today  - As I drove around Southern California on Friday there was a sense that we were ...



June 15, 2020 - AV has come up against a brick wall, its AI - JVH, Parking Today - Have you noticed that we don’t see so many articles these days about how autonomous vehicles will be ...

June 9, 2020 - Las Vegas Opens – Parking Keeps up - JVH, Parking Today - The City of Las Vegas is opening up and the Parking Department is right in step. Read about it on parknews.biz ...

June 8, 2020 - Shields up — Gun Ports Open - JVH, Parking Today - We are getting a lot of reaction on Astrid’s first person post.  You ...

June 3, 2020 - First Person – Like the Windows, My Heart is Shattered…  - Astrid Ambroziak, Parking Today - This past Saturday May 30th looked like it was going to be a beautiful day.  I started it with a prayer.  A prayer of gratitude ...

May 27, 2020 - The Upcoming Months will be A Disaster  NOT!! - JVH, Parking Today - Even in California, which has become the epicenter for the “lockdown” we are seeing more activity ...

May 27, 2020 - Six experts reveal the post-COVID truth about the advertising business - We’ve talked about the death of irony before, but I think this could be the death of bullshit ...

May 22, 2020 - "People who need people are the luckiest people in the world!" - from Barbara to Kacey: "I miss parking conferences.” - JVH, Parking Today - Kacey Siskind, a senior VP at Honk Mobile, believes in telling it like it is, as ...

May 18, 2020 - How to Improve your Office Parking - JVH, Parking Today - There is a reason those who work in our industry are considered experts in parking. It is a complex business ...

May 18, 2020 - Haircut and a Car Wash - JVH, Parking Today - I admit it, I couldn’t take it any longer and got a bootleg haircut. I got a ...

May 14, 2020 - The Splendid and the Vile - JVH, Parking Today - Author Erik Larson writes historical nonfiction based on tremendous in depth research about his subject. He quotes ...

May 11, 2020 - The Car Is Staging a Comeback, Spurring Oil’s Recovery - JVH, Parking Today - That headline was from Bloomberg, and if you read the article, it reflects what you ...

May 11, 2020 - Klaus Gindl - JVH, Parking Today - I received word this morning that Klaus Gindl passed away last week after a month ...

May 7, 2020 - Touch you, and hug you, and shake hands with you soon - JVH, Parking Today - There is a reason people of all ages hold hands, sometimes when they walk, sometimes ...

May 5, 2020 - “I thought about the recession and decided not to participate.” - JVH, Parking Today - That quote by Sam Walton pretty much sums up an article last year in Forbes Magazine where author Brad Adgate stressed that the ...

May 5, 2020 - Observations - JVH, Parking Today - About half the people on the street in LA are not wearing masks. Ralphs Grocery in LA ...

May 4, 2020 - Parking Lot Radio - JVH, Parking Today - The Pandemic has inspired innovation. Churches particularly want to hold services and keep social distancing. An outfit in Oregon ...

April 29, 2020 - The World Will Never Be the Same - JVH, Parking Today - How many times have we read this over the past six weeks? How may ‘futurists’ or even just journalistic wags ...

April 29, 2020 - ‘We literally couldn’t fundraise’: Why wealthy VCs won’t save struggling startups - Criticism of venture-backed startups that took coronavirus loans has exploded since the ...

April 28, 2020 - Just Where Does the Money Come From? Plus a New Normal — Not! - JVH, Parking Today - I was always curious about people who work for a company and assume the money comes from the CEO, or the Board of  ...

April 27, 2020 - “Fear does us more harm than the things of which we’re afraid” - JVH, Parking Today - Roman Emperor and Stoic Marcus Aurelius was prescient by 2000 years when he included in his writings that “fear does us  ...

April 27, 2020 - Stoicism in a time of pandemic: how Marcus Aurelius can help - The Meditations, by a Roman emperor who died in a plague named after him, has much to say about how ...

April 24, 2020 - Here’s a blog that PROBABLY is about SUGGESTING a change that MIGHT be coming and COULD affect the industry… - JVH, Parking Today - I have been reading headlines from the MSM lately and find certain words ...

April 24, 2020 - OMG A Blog That’s Actually About Parking - JVH, Parking Today - The City of Anchorage, AK is ‘moving ahead’ with charging hotels for the loading zones in front of their ...

April 23, 2020 - Mark Cuban Speaks Out - JVH, Parking Today - This is a time of confusion for many. What to do, What to do? I read quotes from many CEO’s and they seem locked into ...

April 22, 2020 - Will we settle for just beating the virus, or will we build a better world? - Carefully constructed, this will bring many derivative benefits, including more long-term stable employment, clean air and healthier ...

April 21, 2020 - Some Good News in a time of Crisis - JVH, Parking Today - I received the following from Ellis Dumont, CEO of Advanced Parking Concepts. Congratulations to him and ...

April 21, 2020 - Are the Pandemic Changes Permanent? - JVH, Parking Today - Adam Benzion, writing in Fast Company, posits that moving online is the way to go and that ...

April 20, 2020 - Extra!!!! Special Pandemic Edition of PT now On line  Extra!!! - JVH, Parking Today - We have been overwhelmed with stories about parking and the pandemic so we decided to prepare an ‘on line’ edition of Parking Today ...

April 20, 2020 - Unnecessary Customer Interactions - JVH, Parking Today - I read that headline on an article coming out in PT May with horror. Yes I understand social ...

April 15, 2020 - Musings on CV-19 and Parking - JVH, Parking Today - In the previous blog I posited that the populace would eventually shrug off social distancing and the rest and ...

April 14, 2020 - A Little Consistency, Please - JVH, Parking Today - Americans aren’t stupid. If our betters tell us to do one thing, then tell ...

April 10, 2020 - Happy Easter - JVH, Parking Today - Christians believe that Christ was crucified and died today, 2000 years ago and then was raised from the dead on Sunday ...

April 10, 2020 - Death by PowerPoint -  JVH, Parking Today - “OMG, not another Webinar.” How often have you heard or said that, particularly at this time of social distancing? ...

April 9, 2020 - MIT has an ambitious plan to detect if you’ve been exposed to the coronavirus - There are three basic steps to stamping out the spread of a highly contagious disease such ...

April 8, 2020 - Using Zoom for job interviews right now makes an age-old problem even worse - The pandemic presents a chance for companies to try to stamp out unconscious bias by interviewing candidates on the old- ...

April 7, 2020 - It was just the Cars… - JVH, Parking Today - I can do nothing but laugh at the arrogance of some people. I just read a long article in “Wired” about the incoming head of ...

April 7, 2020 - Don Shoup and Pricing the Curb - JVH, Parking Today - My UCLA buddy Don Shoup has penned a missif for the IPMI which basically rehashes his decade old theories about ...

April 6, 2020 - Coronavirus is crushing the economy. Here’s how to bring it back to life - Much of America is under lockdown to slow the spread of the deadly coronavirus. In a couple months, when this first phase of the ...

April 6, 2020 - “The Recovery of the Parking Industry May be Faster than you Think.” - JVH, Parking Today - I’m preparing the May issue of Parking Today and have come across and article we will be featuring. “The New Commute ...

April 3, 2020 - The Urban Forest, Part Deux - JVH, Parking Today - So we hardened up the kitchen, and closed off the dog door at night – to keep ...

April 2, 2020 - The Urban Forest - JVH, Parking Today - We noticed the other day that the cat was eating a lot more than usual. We feed him ...

April 2, 2020 - In times of crisis – Innovation thrives - JVH, Parking Today - I received this note from Spot Parking’s CEO Elizabeth Zealand. If you have any innovation that has emerged ...

April 1, 2020 - Hiatus - JVH, Parking Today - A temporary gap, pause, break, or absence can be called a hiatus. When your favorite TV show ...

March 31, 2020 - How businesses could emerge better after COVID-19, according to B Lab - This is an opportunity for us to focus on both how business and government play a role in building a more resilient economic system for the next ...

March 30, 2020 - I can only imagine… - JVH, Parking Today - We must stay positive in difficult times, but its difficult in the face of a Tsunami of news that even the most ‘glass if half full’ ...

March 30, 2020 - Some Small Reason for Optimism - JVH, Parking Today - I had an interesting discussion with a neighbor during my ‘Suki Walk” (dog walk) yesterday. She is an RN at a local 480 bed hospital. I asked her ...

March 28, 2020 - Walker Consultants Offers Guidelines to CV-19 Testing in Garages - JVH, Parking Today - Mary Smith over at Walker Consultants has let me know that they have posted a white paper on their web sites ...

March 27, 2020 - Working from home? Here’s how to separate the ‘work’ from the ‘home’ - Full-time remote work is the new normal—at least for now. Establishing ...

March 27, 2020 - Dispersion – What will it mean to Parking - JVH, Parking Today - So, our betters have been telling us for years that living in cities, in small apartments cheek by jowl, is ...

March 26, 2020 - A Bit of Blue Sky - JVH, Parking Today - Companies that serve the populace are hiring, in the face of the pandemic. Do they know something we don’t? We have had a ...

March 26, 2020 - I know I sound like a broken record, but I can’t help myself - JVH, Parking Today - Those of you who read this regularly know that I don’t watch television news ...

March 25, 2020 - San Diego Reels with Parking Everywhere PIE 2020 - JVH, Parking Today - San Diego lived up to its reputation as having the best weather in the US on Tuesday as blue ...

March 24, 2020 - PIE 2020 Breaks Records in San Diego ... JVH, Parking Today - PIE 2020 opened this morning to a beautiful day in San Diego. Blue skies and white puffy clouds ...

March 23, 2020 - I Look out the Window… JVH, Parking Today - I went to the store a week ago and the shelves were empty. No bread, no ...

March 20, 2020 - Is “Work from home” Really better? - JVH, Parking Today - Joe has an interesting point in his response to my last blog. Could all the ‘work from home’ requirements ...

March 19, 2020 - “We are Doing OK – But Those Guys Over there are in Real Trouble” - JVH, Parking Today - As I call around checking the temperature of the industry, I seem to get comments like the one above. Of course ...

March 17, 2020 - An Entire Industry Shuts Down - JVH, Parking Today - When we are told we can’t meet, can’t go to restaurants, can’t go the theaters, can’t travel and must work from ...

March 16, 2020 - Update on Cancellation of PIE 2020 - JVH, Parking Today - Last week, the San Diego Convention Center (SDCC) announced that every event scheduled for March had been cancelled upon direction of the San Diego ...

March 12, 2020 - In light of the Governor’s announcement, PIE 2020 is officially Cancelled - JVH, Parking Today - California is banning mass gatherings of 250 people or more until the end of March in response to the coronavirus ...

March 9, 2020 - 4 ways Google looks for emotional intelligence in job candidates - EI is a sought-after quality. Here are some ways people at Google look for it during the application ...

March 7, 2020 - PIE 2020 IS CANCELED - Effective today, PIE 2020 is canceled. This was not an easy decision for us to make. We understand that the decision affects over a thousand exhibitors and attendees, but we feel it’s the appropriate action based on the environment in which we find ourselves ...

March 4, 2020 - Putting things into perspective - JVH, Parking Today - I’m as concerned as the next guy about the Coronavirus. But if we ...

March 2, 2020 - How to design a smart city that’s built on empowerment—not corporate surveillance - There’s a way to incorporate tech into a city that creates more equity and connection, not just opportunities to ...

Feb 28, 2020 - What’s New in Parking: Dynamic Pricing - Todd Tucker, Arrive - In partnership with Smarking, the industry’s leading business intelligence and yield management technology solution provider, Arrive launched dynamic ...

Feb 27, 2020 - PIE 2020 Reacts to Coronavirus - JVH, Parking Today - We at the Parking Industry Expo take the concerns about the Coronavirus very seriously. We have researched the issue ...

Feb 25, 2020 - Tech Outpaces the Skill Sets of the Users - JVH, Parking Today - My friend Tom Wunk over at T2 systems called the other ...

Feb 20, 2020 - How to coach your brain to increase your attention span - The biggest source of external stimulation, though, comes from your email and phone. We have ...

Feb 18, 2020 - It May Seem Obvious… - JVH, Parking Today - Although it may seem obvious, I think we oftentimes miss it. We tell ourselves ...

Feb 14, 2020 - Will We Be the Next Reason People Decide to Stay Home? - JVH, Parking Today - What does this mean to the parking industry. Reread the line above about the ...

Feb 13, 2020 - This Might Explain a Lot - JVH, Parking Today - “We encourage them to above and beyond their class work anyway, if you  ...

Feb 13, 2020 - Go to Nevada — Roll the Dice - JVH, Parking Today - The State of Nevada has changed the requirements to get a driver’s ...

Feb 12, 2020 - How to Improve Teamwork in the Workplace - Individuals who know their strengths work together to form better ...

Feb 11, 2020 - The Local Regulations That Can Kill E-Scooters - David Zipper, PIE 2020 KeyNote Speaker - On paper, San Diego seems like perfect e-scooter country. It’s got terrific ...

Feb 10, 2020 - Thanks to you, PIE 2020 Breaks All Records - JVH, Parking Today - Or at least it will…Attendee registration is running 58% ahead of the same date last year. Booth ...

Feb 3, 2020 - In this new Dutch neighborhood, there will be 1 shared car for every 3 households - Merwede, a new proposed neighborhood in Utrecht being designed specifically to enhance Dutch biking ...

Jan 30, 2020 - Mundane Mobility Over Headline Grabbing Technology - JVH, Parking Today - PIE 2020 is honored to have David Zipper as our keynote speaker. Here are a few takaways ...

Jan 29, 2020 - It (Still) Comes Back To The Curb - Keith B Jones, Ace Mobility Solutions - When was the last time you were faced with a long and nuanced undertaking, something that ...

Jan 28, 2020 - In 20 years, your boss may track your every glance, keystroke, and heartbeat - In the future you may be working less for “the man” and more for the machine—machine ...

Jan 24, 2020 - A Question and an Answer that Proves I have no Clue - JVH, Parking Today - I got a note yesterday from a buddy at UCLA, no ...

Jan 23, 2020 - Why they Hate us – Reason 4,321- Aren’t we Better than This? - JVH, Parking Today - It goes like this. Parker pays fee to park. Places receipt on dash. When door closes, receipt ...

Jan 23, 2020 - Parking Authority Vs Law of Unintended Consequences - JVH, Parking Today - I was perusing Parknews.biz and found an entry concerning Allentown, PA and my favorite law ...

Jan 21, 2020 - Social Media and Parking, What a Disaster - JVH, Parking Today - The social media headline read: It cost me $920 to have the Barnacle removed from my car, signed ...

Jan 20, 2020 - “Can I interest you in a Coffee and a Prune Danish?” - JVH, Parking Today - I attended a high tech conference at CES earlier this month sponsored by my friends at Arrive and Flowbird. The thrust was autonomous ...

Parking in the News

July 13, 2020


July 13, 2020 - Cars using widened pavements as parking spaces in Brighton, UK

July 13, 2020 - What it was like at Brad Paisley's Ruoff, IN parking lot concert

July 13, 2020 - Paid parking resumes in Seattle, WA



July 10, 2020


July 10, 2020 - City of San Luis Obispo, CA to begin parking meter charges

July 10, 2020 - Alexandria, VA Parking Enforcement to Start Again Later This Month

July 10, 2020 - Farm to parking lot to table: The pandemic is inspiring creative efforts to get locally sourced food



July 10, 2020 - What Should We Do with 45,000 Half-Empty Public Buildings?

July 10, 2020 - Drive-in baseball: Why not watch Dodgers or Angels games on a screen from a car?

July 10, 2020 - I’ve Seen a Future Without Cars, and It’s Amazing



July 9, 2020


July 9, 2020 - Paid parking on Colorado State University’s Foothills Campus to begin January 2021

July 9, 2020 - Parking Lot Social, a drive-in experience, coming to Philly's Navy Yard

July 8, 2020


July 8, 2020 - Baltimore will resume parking meter enforcement next week

July 8, 2020 - Officials extend relaxed parking rules in Los Angeles until Aug. 1 amid coronavirus surge

July 8, 2020 - Paid on-street parking to resume Monday in Seattle, WA

July 7, 2020


July 7, 2020 - NYC parking meter rates going up to close coronavirus budget gap

July 7, 2020 - Tribeca Drive-In Movie Series Bows at Rose Bowl, Pasadena Parking Lot on July 9

July 7, 2020 - ‘Can I Park There?' Pre-COVID Parking Restrictions Resume Throughout SoCal

July 6, 2020


July 6, 2020 - A parking fine is given out every four seconds in UK as tickets dished out rockets to 8.4million in a year

July 6, 2020 - Patriots won’t charge fans parking fees during 2020 NFL season

July 6, 2020 - Grab Your Popcorn! Walmart Is Transforming 160 Parking Lots Into Drive-ins This Summer

July 2, 2020


July 2, 2020 - Police Chief Discusses use of Chalking for Parking Enforcement

July 2, 2020 - Walmart Converting 160 Parking Lots to Drive in Theaters

July 1, 2020


July 1, 2020 - Reclaiming the Built Environment of Parking

July 1, 2020 - Columbus deems short-term parking test a success but future uncertain

July 1, 2020 - Plans for pedestrian friendly JEA headquarters & parking garage move forward

July 1, 2020 - Walmart, Humana to team on testing in 100’s of parking lots

July 1, 2020 - kanska Signs Biggest Lease at Generation Park Y, a Skyscraper & 325 parking spots, in Warsaw, Poland

July 1, 2020 - Collier to restrict weekend beach hours, parking starting Fourth of July weekend

June 30, 2020


June 30, 2020 - Berkeley proposal calls for eliminating police from traffic and parking enforcement

June 30,2020 - Hidden wine cave, $110 million parking bill: Energy collapse wasn’t only thing that sank Chesapeake

June 30, 2020 - BART To Offer Contactless Parking Payments Through Smartphone App Across System

June 29, 2020


June 29, 2020 - Burlington aims for 2021 start date for new pay structure in parking garages

June 29, 2020 - Car Subscription Services Are Hitting the Skids

June 29, 2920 - Free parking ending in Petaluma, Santa Rosa

June 29, 2020 - State employees charged for parking while working from home

June 29, 2020 - Bethesda Hospital West will triple hospital beds, add 2 office buildings and 2 parking garages

June 29, 2020 - Free Parking in Downtown State College to End in August

June 29, 2020 - Claim council discriminating against some elderly people over cashless parking meters

June 26, 2020


June 26, 2020 - Site Work Begins in Somerville, NJ for Luxury Apartments, Parking Deck

June 26, 2020 - St. Louis aldermen vote to force treasurer to answer questions about $7 million parking enforcement contract

June 26, 2020 - Vancouver to resume parking enforcement

June 26, 2020 - Meet Sam Patterson, New UM Director of Parking and Transportation

June 26, 2020 - ROC'N Parking Lot Drive-In sees successful first night

June 25, 2020


June 25, 2020 - Austin Parks board recommends not installing metered parking at Parks

Juen 25, 2020 - Elgin Marcus Cinema launches parking lot drive-in movies with "E.T," Garth Brooks concert

June 25, 2020 Redwood City OKs parking program. Council allows with safe parking permits and sets up RV Program

June 24, 2020


June 24,2020 - Hastings traders set up petition in protest over parking fees rise

June 24, 2020 - Parking Lot Social: 5 nights of drive-in fun rolls into Houston

June 24, 2020 - San Mateo parking enforcement to resume July 15

June 24, 2020 - Kowloon Carhop and Drive-in Coming to a Parking Lot Near You

June 24, 2020 - Parking lots at Fresno's parks are back open

June 24, 2020 - City of East Lansing, MI looks to remedy parking revenue losses

June 23, 2020


June 23, 2020 - Parking lots by Golden Gate Bridge have reopened for weekdays

June 23, 2020 - Mayor De Blasio says it’s time to rethink alternate-side parking in NYC

June 23, 2020 - Restaurants Are at the Mercy of Delivery Apps, but Can they Survive the Pandemic Without Them?

June 23, 2020 - 13 new innovative technologies and features unveiled at WWDC20

June 23, 2020 - Here’s everything Apple announced in the WWDC 2020 keynote today

June 22, 2020


June 22, 2020 - New eParking service is launched by Donegal County Council, Ireland

June 22, 2020 - How buses, trains and parking will be affected in Cardiff, UK when non-essential shops reopen

June 22, 2020 - San Luis Obispo County, CA campgrounds, beachside parking areas reopen after coronavirus closures

June 22, 2020 - RI Department of Environmental Management considers bringing back full parking at state beaches

June 22, 2020 - Additional parking enforcement set to resume in Denver, CO residential neighborhoods

June 22, 2020 - Abu Dhabi to resume parking fee from July 1

June 22, 2020 - What Re-entry Looks Like in Portland's Largest Office Building

June 19, 2020


June 19, 2020 - Fullerton Extends Orange County’s First Safe Parking Program Into Summer

June 19, 2020 - Albany, NY will allow restaurants to use more sidewalks, parking lanes for outdoor dining

June 18, 2020


June 18, 2020 - Las Vegas City Council allowing parking tickets to be paid with a school supply donation

June 18, 2020 - Announcing RevSpring Arrived™ Parking Lot Waiting Room Application

June 18, 2020 - Winona State University installs electric charging stations

June 18, 2020 - Ann Arbor, MI launches pilot program to allow businesses to convert parking spots into patio space

June 18, 2020 - University of Idaho parking permits to be sold online only

June 18, 2020 - Breckenridge, CA breaks ground on new parking structure

June 18, 2020 - Santa Rosa, CA ends free parking downtown

June 18, 2020 - Provo, UT parking proposal under scrutiny from BYU students

June 17, 2020


June 17, 2020 - Reading Municipal Light Department completes parking lot

June 17, 2020 - Parking Lot Social Austin, TX events bring the party to your car July 8-12

June 17, 2020 - Parking Enforcement to Return in July in San Diego, CA

June 17, 2020 - Meters, parking enforcement to return to Princeton, NJ

June 17, 2020 - Hartland, WI exploring curbside pickup parking spots

June 16, 2020


June 16, 2020 - 'Dine Out Des Moines' Program Offers Additional Seating For Restaurants And Bars

June 16, 2020 - Pinecrest, Orange Village, OH is turning its parking lot into a drive-in movie theater on Thursdays

June 16, 2020 - City of Poughkeepsie, NY to Hold Parking Ticket Amnesty Days

June 15, 2020


June 15, 2020 - The thousands of drivers who shame Birmingham, UK by abusing disabled parking rules

June 15, 2020 - Thinking outside the parking space: Morgantown, WVA couple creates outdoor dining parklet

June 15, 2020 - Ontario International Airport in San Bernardino County, CA to turn parking lot into free drive-in movie theater for 4 Friday nights

June 12, 2020


June 12, 2020 - Truck Drivers Say They Won’t Deliver To Cities with Defunded Police Departments

June 12, 2020 - Marquette Downtown Development Authority to resume paid parking

June 12, 2020 - Dinner and drinks in parking lots and streets? N.J. may expand outdoor dining as state reopens

June 11, 2020


June 11, 2020 - Mohegan Sun Arena Wilkes-Barre, PA hopes to hold drive-in events in parking lot

June 11, 2020 - Timed and metered parking laws resuming on June 15 in Milwaukee, WI

June 11, 2020 - Parking your car in the grass is no longer allowed in Cape Coral, FL

June 11, 2020 - Berlin Opera House Performs in a Car Parking Area in Open Air amid Covid-19 Pandemic

June 11, 2020 - Remember to pay for downtown Grand Junction, CO parking

June 10, 2020


June 10, 2020 - Open container restrictions lifted for some sidewalk, parking lot dining in Greensburg, PA

June 10, 2020 - Landlords could buy street parking south of BYU, Provo, UT under new proposal

June 9, 2020


June 9, 2020 - City of Naples, FL votes to fully reopen beaches with limited parking

June 8, 2020


June 8, 2020 - Oklahoma tourism to launch parking pass program on June 15

June 8, 2020 - Cheaper parking in West Sussex, UK for electric vehicle owners

June 5, 2020


June 5, 2020 - As summer dining moves outdoors during the pandemic, bars and restaurants tout patios, add parking lot seating

June 5, 2020 - Universal reopens live updates: 45-minute socially distanced wait for Hagrid ride