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Ending condo parking in Toronto

Ending condo parking in Toronto

| January 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

“It’s getting harder to build parking,” Jared Menkes, director of development for Toronto-based Menkes Development, told the press last month. In order to meet city-planning requirements, developers are conducting more complex excavation procedures on increasingly smaller lot sizes in downtown Toronto, which is raising the cost of parking spaces somewhere between $50,000 and $60,000. For […]

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Vigilante app or helpful aid for accessible parking?

Vigilante app or helpful aid for accessible parking?

| July 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Winnipeg, Canada, became the testing ground last month for a mobile app that is either a boon for frustrated drivers, city revenues, and the disabled in search of accessible parking, or an enabling force for bounty hunters and nightmarish litigation. The app, called Spot Squad, allows users to take a photo of a parking violation—a […]

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