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Many employers misunderstand accessible parking

Many employers misunderstand accessible parking

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Employers are bound by law to provide accessible parking to eligible employees. But that’s not always enough. When employers fail to treat each accessible parking issue individually, they may be in violation even when they think they are operating well within the law. A former Kaiser employee sued her company for $143,000 after she was […]

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Car sharing companies get free parking in Washington, D.C.

Car sharing companies get free parking in Washington, D.C.

| January 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

With car sharing growing as a phenomenon, and with free parking for car sharing becoming a reality in Washington D.C., its popularity is likely to zoom. Many are embracing car sharing because it makes economic sense, and this new policy will help them save even more money. In a deal struck between the District Department […]

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Why a residential parking permit program won’t work in New York

Why a residential parking permit program won’t work in New York

| November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Manhattanites like to brag that New York does everything just a little bit bigger and better than Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, or Washington, D.C. — except, it seems, when it comes to a residential parking permit (RPP) program. Each of those cities boasts one, while New York has hemmed and hawed before saying “naw” on […]

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Nation’s capital adopts new visitor parking pass program

Nation’s capital adopts new visitor parking pass program

| August 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

After a series of public meetings earlier this year on the city’s parking policies, Washington, D.C., has adopted one element—a revised visitor parking pass (VPP) program—that has some residents calling for the dismissal of Terry Bellamy, director of the District Department of Transportation (DDOT). The meetings were intended to address a variety of issues, including […]

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D.C. parking permit program (over)due for change

D.C. parking permit program (over)due for change

| May 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Change can’t come quickly enough for Washington, DC’s parking permit program, Visitor Permit Parking (VPP for short). Although the nation’s capital doesn’t occupy the number one slot in America’s list of cities with the worst traffic, it does make the top ten.

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Does CA need to reconsider parking permits for its state parks?

Does CA need to reconsider parking permits for its state parks?

| May 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Drive to a state park in California and you probably won’t see park staff. There might not even be an iron ranger, those metal boxes that collect parking permit and camping fees from users. That’s not good. The parking permit fees provide the bulk of parks’ revenue, funding the upkeep and maintenance of the state’s many […]

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License plate recognition tech in NY muni lot

License plate recognition tech in NY muni lot

| April 19, 2013 | 2 Comments

What if parking in a permit-required lot went like this: you pull into the lot, drive to your assigned space, parked, and then just . . . left?

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