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The Washington D.C. parking nightmare: y u no have garages?

The Washington D.C. parking nightmare: y u no have garages?

| April 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

We’ve harped about D.C. before, but it’s not just us saying it – Washington D.C.’s parking is a nightmare and its transport a national shame; a report from Texas A&M’s Transportation Institute says it’s not just run-of-the-mill bad, it’s the worst in the country. Part of the problem is baked into the pie. With the […]

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Free parking fallacies: Infographic & report

Free parking fallacies: Infographic & report

| April 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

[raw] [/raw] We at MyParkingSign are in a unique position to discern trends in how people are managing their parking lots. As part of an internal study, we looked into why some parking signs are selling more and others less, and why lot owners are looking for an increasingly diverse set of parking signs and […]

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Free parking fallacies: A conversation with Donald Shoup

Free parking fallacies: A conversation with Donald Shoup

| April 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

[raw][/raw] Parking shares some of the disorienting beauty of fractal geometry – the more closely you examine it, the more bizarre the underlying economics and planning issues become. Engineer and economist Donald Shoup has been examining parking systems for the better part of thirty years, and his seminal book, The High Cost of Free Parking, is considered […]

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