I’ve been writing about valet parking since July 2005. Years ago valets would take every on-street parking space on the block in front of the restaurant that hired them. leaving no spaces for the public to use. They’d place valet signs in bike lanes. Finally the city to placed signs...
The ParkMe application helps drivers find real-time parking availability by highlighting the most likely spots on a block-by-block basis.
We would all love to have our own Millenium Falcon, but the truth is, we just don’t have the parking space for it. Or the billions of dollars it would take to…
ParkTag alerts users looking for a parking spot when someone they know has just vacated one near to them.
Ninth Street in front of Culinaria has many free short-term angled parking spaces, but the area in front of the door is a no parking zone. A driver of a Cadillac found this out recently… I wonder what the owner of the car thought as s/he tried to remove the...
Chicago will increase its number of dedicated food-truck parking spaces to 30 from the current total of 21, under a proposal to be presented to the City Council by Mayor Rahm Emanuel today.
Welp, it's come to this. An independent parking space within the 88 Townsend building is for sale. Asking price? A cool $85K. Good luck with that.
TweetGet all the deets from Vicente Patino here. “If the tentative hearing indeed takes place on May 17, a follow-up SFMTA board meeting would likely be scheduled for Tuesday, June 18. According to Paul Rose, press officer for the city agency that oversees parking, traffic, and transportation planning in San Francisco, these new measures may [...]
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City's upcoming public bike share program, Citibike, has already irked parking space seekers, food cart vendors and locals who resent seeing a Citibank sponsor logo on nearly every block.
Gerard Butler stopped by an office. Check out the parking space he chose. It’s right underneath a “No Parking” sign. Don’t you know who he is? Gerard can park wherever he wants- LOL. Well, upon closer inspection of the sign, … Continue reading »
The modern-day city dweller has numerous transportation options, whether it's car, train, bike or even trolley. But finding the ever-elusive parking space, waiting out train delays and competing with rush hour traffic on your average 10-speed bike don't exactly optimize your commute. Show More Summary
First Citi Bike came for the parking spaces, and we did nothing. Then they came for the parked cars, and some of us paid $250 cash to get our wheels back. Now they're coming for the bicycles, and IT'S WAR. In the greatest of ironies, some residents in Battery Park City are up in arms because Citi Bike is going to get rid of their bike rack. [ more › ]
You know how aviation is a spiralling horror-show of discomfort and bad service? Well, not if you're in Congress: At Washington’s Reagan National Airport, they have their own special parking spaces—right up close to the terminal—that they don’t even have to pay for. As Bloomberg Television’s Hans Nichols reports, this perk costs the Metropolitan Washington [...]
Finding a parking space next to your favourite café is always a lottery but Park Tag wants to change all that. The startup, which is exhibiting at Disrupt NY's Startup Alley, wants to make parking social so it's easier to find your next space. Show More Summary
TweetI’m not finished yet. Look at this official Bay Area Air Quality Management District staff car. What powers it? Gasoline. Evil, evil gasoline. Now let’s leave aside the half-assed parking job directly in front of the latest Polk Great Streets Complete Streets “Improvement” Meeting. Oh wait, let’s not. Parallel parking involves being parallel, right? Work on [...]
Seemingly overnight, a bunch of parking spaces disappeared in New York City--replaced by bike share racks. Lots of car owners aren't happy about it. For that matter, lots of people in the city have argued against bikes for years. Residents...Show More Summary
It’s been 30+ years since I took driver’s ed in high school so I don’t recall what we learned about parallel parking. My guess is it focused on the mechanics of backing into a space between two cars. I do remember having to parallel park for my driver’s exam, we...
TweetOMG, would you look at this? I mean check out all these deadly, beastly automobiles parked on Polk, the very same street that the SFMTA is trying to “complete” don’t you know: Click to expand I know, why don’t you take out all these spaces and replace them with a separated bike lane or something, SFMTA? After [...]
Apple submitted a new proposal, dubbed Submittal 6, for it’s super futuristic circular spaceship campus in Cupertino. The revision includes new details like bike and pedestrian paths, enhancements to street areas, and parking spaces for the huge project, which is behind schedule and $2 billion over budget. The current move-in estimate is in the summer [...]Show More Summary
Apple has submitted a revised proposal for its upcoming spaceship-like campus in Cupertino, adding details of bike paths and access, street enhancements and parking spaces to the mammoth construction project. Last... Keep reading ?