Pin it How small can spaces get? Polish architecture students designed a tiny home that's 80 square feet, smaller than a standard parking space. The home also collapses when not in use to just 33 square feet. READ MORE »
TweetHere’s the official word: “We hope you can join us onsite at the Panhandle to discuss safety improvements to the pathways, lighting and signage issues. Please tell your neighbors and friends, we will be onsite to answer questions about the upcoming improvements. SATURDAY AUGUST 1ST, 2015 ON THE PANHANDLE AT ASHBURY INTERSECTION 10-12:00 AM” I’ll […]
Velo apartments in Fremont: Although the building was marketed as bike-friendly and has a bicycle incorporated into its logo, the developer waited until parking spaces went unused before it decided to build more bike storage. MALCOLM SMITH Seattle is in the midst of a housing crisis. Show More Summary
The United Arab Emirates arrested and later deported an Australian woman for posting a photo on Facebook of a car parked across two handicapped parking spaces. A court found Jodi Magi guilty of posting "bad words on social media about a person." She was also fined $3,600.
A place to watch Doctor Who, play Settlers of Catan and drink beer into the night—Geek Bar has it all, except for funding to keep its Wicker Park space open. [ more › ]
Parking management is a popular topic, I have numerous books on the subject. Now I have one more: Parking Management for Smart Growth by Richard W. Willson: The average parking space requires approximately 300 square feet of asphalt. That’s the size of a studio apartment in New York or enough room...
How tiny can a tiny house get? Even in the world of tiny houses, a new concept for micro homes is unbelievably small. When closed, the pop-up house measures just 33 square feet. Open, it's about 80 square feet, or about half the size of a normal parking space. Read Full Story
Volkswagen has revealed details of a futuristic carpark that sees cars parking and recharging themselves (if required) upon settling into a parking space. Called ‘V-Charge’, the technology is said to be easily adaptable for existing carparks and could serve as the valet parking system of the future. Show More Summary
Aussie artist Jodi Magi did something on social media that’s par for the course in most countries. She snapped a photo of an able-bodied neighbor hogging two handicapped parking spaces outside her Abu Dhabi apartment and posted it to Facebook. Show More Summary
A photo went viral on Monday showing what appeared to be a police cruiser parked in a handicap parking space — which would be acceptable only if an officer were responding to an emergency. But this police car in Lafayette, Indiana, was parked outside an IHOP chain restaurant. Show More Summary
Sure, it's in the suburbs, but this nearly 16,000 square foot, 5-bedroom, 7.5 bath estate in Northville has such a bizarre backstory, we're tempting the whirlwind to explore it. It's on the market for $2.3 million more than the...
NHTSA is considering whether to open an investigation into unintended acceleration claims in the 2009 Lexus ES350. An owner claims the sedan surged forward while pulling into a parking space in February 2015 and caused a crash. Continue...Show More Summary
Russian nonprofit Dislife is using projections of real disabled people to ward off people who try to take disabled spaces.
A homeless man in Langford, B.C., found $2,400 someone had lost in the street near some parking spaces, and instead of pocketing the cash, he turned it in to the
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In what is little more than a converted shed situated beside a suburban station’s bicycle parking space, several men of a certain age regularly gather to drink and eat. The place probably seats about seven. Any more would be uncomfortable cozy. And the toilet is in another shed at the other end of the bike […]
fROM: http://www.ajc.comThe year-old collective Downtown Decatur Neighbors is urging the city to create more park space, particularly around the square, before the land gets scooped up by developers.The group’s president, George Dusenbury,...Show More Summary
Model cars are sold on eBay daily, but it's seldom they go for over $100k—or require a full-sized parking space. Of course, the 919 Hybrid mockup recently purchased by a Porsche fan in Singapore isn't just any model car; it 's a full-scale development mockup of the 919 Hybrid race machine. And while it's based on the 2014 version of the car...
People tend to take reserved parking very seriously. Whether parking at a place of business or a residence, it doesn’t matter if there’s another spot available, a person’s assigned parking space is valuable – a symbol of ownership. So,...Show More Summary
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