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South Africa LGBT-Friendly Mosque May Close Down Barely A Week After Opening - VIDEO

4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

South Africa’s first gay-friendly mosque could be shut down barely a week after it opened because it has violated municipal by-laws by not having any parking spaces

South Africa Shuts Down First Pro-Gay Mosque

The religious cite is apparently in violation of a city law about parking spaces

VIDEO: People who “NEED” Two Parking Spaces – this Guy DOES WHAT WE ALL WISH WE COULD DO!

Yes, yes, and more yes. When people do this kind of crap to me, guess what I do? I pull my big old 4 x 4 expedition next to them

Pass Your Stuntman Test By Doing A Parallel-Park Skid

last weekVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

It's part of the stunt driver's creedo. Why do a regular, old parallel-parking job when you can just slide your car into a parking space? Why indeed. Now you can learn to do the same. Just watch out for the camera guy. Read more...

Apartment Parking Garages: New Vs Retrofit

Apartment projects, by their nature, have a greater density than neighborhoods of detached single-family dwellings. A century ago few parking spaces were needed in apartment projects, but now at least one parking space per unit is expected. Parking garages are often the answer to parking needs in urban areas.  This...

Tim Cook calls the new Apple headquarters "the greenest building on the planet". It's not.

Location matters. 10,500 parking spaces matter. Because it's not what you build, it's where you build it.

Extravaganzas: Photo-Stalking the PARK(ing) Day Exploits of San Franciscans

Today was PARK(ing) Day, the annual DIY parklet fest in which people sit for hours in parking spaces without being in cars. All over the city folks descended on automobile-size rectangles of asphalt with plots of grass, planter boxes,...

Go PARK(ing): Time to roll out the Astroturf...

Time to roll out the Astroturf and the beach umbrellas, because today is PARK(ing) Day, the annual DIY parklet fest in which people sit for hours in parking spaces without being in cars. We've seen some creative themes in past...

Where to Park It : Probably Illegal Parking App Will Let Drivers Auction Off Public Spaces in Santa Monica

Imagine a world where an iPhone app sells public street parking spaces to the highest bidder. Imagine that app is horribly named—something like MonkeyParking. Wait, don't—sadly, a tech company already has, and the offending app will soon be launching...

Tomorrow is Park(ing) Day 2014 – Send us Photos of Pop-Up Parks Near You!

Tomorrow is Park(ing) Day, and we'd love to see your photos of the most spectacular pop-up parks near you! If you've never heard of Park(ing) Day before, it's a global event where parking spaces are re-purposed into mini park spaces for people to enjoy. It's

Neighbor Beefs: USC Housing Outlaws Hearse Parking For Being Too Spooky

The Lorenzo, the USC-adjacent student housing from fake-Italian-fortress king Geoff Palmer (the Orsini, the Pieros), has decided that it will not allow a disabled resident to use the parking space she's already paid for because her car—a hearse— has...

This Smartphone App Helps You Park Like A Rock Star

Circling the lot for a parking space is still one of our most infuriating pastimes. Now researchers think they’ve found a solution, no shady payouts or middlemen included. Researchers at the State University of New York at Buffalo have invented PocketParker, an app that turns a user’s smartphone into a passive sensor to track other app users. Show More Summary

FL: Boynton to Vote on New Smart Parking Rules

Developers might soon have a new option when it comes to the number of parking spaces required for a project they will build in Boynton Beach.

Can NYC Turn Parking Spaces Into Affordable Housing?

New Yorkers need affordable housing, not concrete daycare for our metal death machines, yet current zoning requirements mandate that developers build parking spaces for residential buildings of a certain size. Three architects have designed...Show More Summary

Freeway vs. Highway Explained – “Our Street is Not a Highway!” – But, Oh Yes, It Is – San Mateo Update

TweetApparently, some millionaire land-owning burgers down in  San Mateo, specifically San Carlos, specifically east San Carlos, right next to the 101 are/were mad about taking one for the team, about losing the parking spaces in front of their hou$e$ for the Greater Good. I know that because I saw all these signs. You see, it’s […]

The $1M parking space

Parking spaces at a new luxury development in SoHo will go for an eye-popping $1 million. The 10 spots, located at a project under construction at 32 Crosby St., will be as big as 200 square feet and... To view the full story, click the title link.

Your Car Could Someday Park Itself

Technology may soon eliminate one of life's little annoyances—looking for a parking space. That's the vision of French auto parts maker Valeo, which demonstrated Park4U —automated valet parking—at an intelligent vehicle conference in Detroit yesterday, the AP reports. The system kicks into action when the driver gets to...

The Parklet Craze by Evelyn Hadden

This year’s international Park(ing) Day falls on September 19, a mere two weeks from now. On that day, individuals, groups, and businesses in cities around the world will commandeer on-street parking spaces and convert them to temporary parklets. These people-friendly spaces might include plants, seating, bike parking, games, exercise or play equipment, and/or goats (check […]

Your Dreams: Analysis by Lauren Lawrence

I dreamt that a friend professed his love to me. We were driving; I was pulling into a parking space near the water in a marina.

Bad Driver Database Allows Good Drivers to Voice their Frustration

Guys who park their souped-up monster truck in two - sometimes three - parking spaces. Ladies who believe that their rear-view mirror is more useful for applying mascara than seeing what or who's behind them. Oblivious drivers that go 10 miles under the speed limit with cars stacking up behind them. 1

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