In a world of crowded ad spaces and precious few parking spaces, Mercedes and Madrid agency Contrapunto BBDO are hoping to make the most of both shortcomings with these cleverly placed Smart car ads. Printed on the narrow side of anShow More Summary
The world is running out of space. Truth be told, the world is running out of a lot of things, but some very simple tweaks to our lifestyle could make the space issue less of an problem. That's why students at the Savannah College of Art and Design built the SCADpad. It's tiny. It's cheap. And it's actually kind of cool-looking. Read more...
Parklets began appearing in former San Francisco parking spaces back in 2011, and since then more than 40 have appeared all over the city from Bayview to North Beach. Some are simple, while others are designed to perfection. All...
A team of students and professors at Georgia's Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) recently unveiled a tiny house prototype cited as the future of urban living. Dubbed SCADpad, the home in question can fit into a standard-sized...Show More Summary
According to the 2012 U.S. Census, there are 105 million parking spaces in the United States--a number that roughly translates to five parking spaces for every registered car. As personal automobile ownership declines and demand for dense urban living increases,
Post by Maressa Brown. No matter what she does, Snooki can't seem to help but create controversy. The reality star, who recently went public with her second pregnancy, shared a seemingly innocent photo on Instagram yesterday of a pregnancy parking space she had just pulled into. Show More Summary
The DUMBO Improvement District has released a Request for Qualifications seeking a design team to create what they're calling "DUMBO Circuit," a one-mile pop-up fitness loop on eight park spaces that surround the tangled mess of bridge on-and-off ramps accessing the BQE, Brooklyn, and Manhattan bridges. [ more › ]
You thought to yourself, "This is too good to be true," last night when you pulled into that parking space right in front of your building. After all, you live on a crowded street in a crowded neighborhood in a...
Erik Johnson, head of the Livable City Initiative, said the proposed mixed-use conceptual development proposed for the area now has between 1,500 to 2,000 parking spaces, but they will need 5,000 more to meet the demand.
Welcome to Must Read, where we single out the best stories from around the automotive universe and beyond. Today we have reports from Bloomberg Businessweek, The New York Times and The Verge. Read more...
Whether they are hemorrhaging money, throwing your mail into the trash, or constitutionally guaranteeing your right to privacy (who does that?), the U.S. Postal Service seems to always be getting in your way. Murray Hill residents are suffering more than most: mail trucks are now taking away their parking spots. [ more › ]
The Tribune reports the Uptown equivalent of selling the Brooklyn Bridge:Two Chicago men were arrested Saturday after they were caught selling parking spaces at an Uptown church for patrons attending an event at the nearby Aragon Ballroom,...Show More Summary
Driverless cars will park themselves, reducing the need for parking space. Also, they will accelerate and brake more efficiently than humans, increasing fuel efficiency. The cars will have sensors that will allow them to drive closer together, possibly decreasing congestion. Safety “is considered to be the most clear-cut benefit of self-driving cars.”
The site of a former public parking garage and its auto-repair shop is now home to a highly anticipated 65,000 square foot six-story building with 38 dwelling units, 41 parking spaces, and 3,200...
Desperately seeking parking spaces in Durango, Col. (durangoherald.com)
Metropolitan Diary: One driver had a novel use for snow, heaving it back into the parking space he had just shoveled out.
All that over a parking space? It wasn’t that serious.
Fittingly, Venice's Abbot Kinney Boulevard is the new recipient of the city's third and fourth bike corrals. The corrals, located in front of popular restaurants Gjelina and Local 1205, take the place of one parking space each and together...
Western Queens, a dense part of the city's second most-populated borough, doesn't have too much park space. Besides Astoria Park, it sorely lacks for green spaces where one can spend a sunny day not being cooked on top of a griddle of asphalt. So why does the city want to raze a perfectly good place to have a new park? [ more › ]
We always thought mall parking lots were asphalt jungles in more of a “It’s tough out there to find a parking spot” kind of way. Not an actual predator vs. prey, “I will bite off your finger if you take my spot” kind of way. On that note, guess what terrifying thing happened in a mall parking lot in New … [More]