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Make Google Remember Your Parking Spot for You

If you’ve ever wandered around a parking garage with your keys in the air, repeatedly hitting the lock/unlock button, not sure whether you’re even on the correct floor, it’s time to start saving your parking location. Read more...
Tags: Lost, Parking, Lifehacks, Google Maps, Dude Wheres My Car

The Right Way to Parallel Park, Step-by-Step

Parallel parking can be a a challenge for even the most seasoned drivers. Thankfully, over at Quora, Yishan Wong offers this step-by-step breakdown of how to parallel park perfectly every single time—and he’s spot on.Read more...
Tags: Cars, Driving, Parking, Lifehacks, Do It Right, Parallel Parking, Quora Yishan Wong

These self-driving robo-palettes will park your car while you go shopping

Perhaps the most useful application for self-driving tech is in the area of driving that annoys most drivers. Parking. Parking is perhaps the one reason I don’t enjoy driving. Looking for a spot, and then struggling to parallel park (and eventually take out) your car from said spot requires patience, skill, and willpower… virtues that I don’t possess, but a robot could.Hik Vision’s award-winning self-driving palette helps out by doing that task for you. Unlike other parking-assistant-robots th...
Tags: Transportation, Design, Awards, Automotive, Outdoor, Parking, Robot, Product Design, Self Driving, Design Intelligence Award, DIA2019, Hik Vision, HikRobotics

Parking ticket revenue in US

If you recently had to pay a ticket that you deemed unfair or have been dealing with zealous parking authorities in your town for years, this infographic may take your blood pressure through the roof. TopView created this handy graphic, posted by Reddit user Gard3nB1rd, that gives a clear representation of which cities brought in the most money from parking fines in 2017 and some of these numbers are staggering. Photo: TopView Obviously, New York City blew the competition out of the water. ...
Tags: Travel, New York, US, Chicago, Reddit, Parking, Baltimore, Parking Tickets, All, TopView Obviously New York City

Tell Us Your City's Best Parking Hacks

During a Chicago winter, you can reserve a parking spot with a folding chair, a playpen, or a giant teddy bear. Or at least you can try. It’s one of the greatest parking hacks in the world: If you shovel out a snowed-in parking spot in Chicago, and you put a placeholder in the space, a lot of people will honor your…Read more...
Tags: Tell US, Chicago, Cities, Parking, Lifehacks, Parking Tickets, City Parking

New Funds for ParkHub, Neighborhood Goods, Rabbet, & More TX Tech

Let’s catch up with the latest innovation news in Texas.—ParkHub, a Dallas startup that is digitizing how and when users pay for parking, raised $13 million in a Series B funding round, according to a press release. The investment round was led by Arrowroot Capital in Santa Monica, CA and is the first institutional money for the startup. Among the startup’s angel investors is Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. Parkhub, which was founded in 2010, is used at AT&T Stadium, the Cowboys’ home, where ...
Tags: Startups, Y Combinator, Accelerator, Texas, Reese Witherspoon, Funding, Trends, Tech, Investment, E-commerce, People, Vc, Artificial Intelligence, Software, Austin, Innovation

New York Says It Will Crack Down on City Workers Abusing Parking Privileges

Mayor Bill de Blasio pushes measures to cut down parking placard abuse, but does little to address criticism over soaring placard numbers.
Tags: News, New York City, Bill De Blasio, Parking, Bill, Johnson, De Blasio, Corey, Police Department (NYC, Traffic and Parking Violations, Riders Alliance, Transportation Department (NYC

Alec Baldwin Pleads Guilty in Fight Over Parking Spot

The actor, known for his work on “30 Rock” and “Saturday Night Live,” pleaded guilty to harassment and agreed to take anger management classes.
Tags: News, ALEC, Parking, Alec Baldwin, Baldwin, Manhattan (NYC

With this robotic garage, retrieving your car is like using a vending machine

Remembering where we parked our cars can be a real pain. But what if our cars came to find us, rather than the other way around? A new automated robot parking valet system aims to help. The post With this robotic garage, retrieving your car is like using a vending machine appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Parking, Emerging Tech, Autonomous Parking

Softbank invests in parking startup ParkJockey pushing valuation to $1 billion

Softbank continues to invest in the future of transportation — this time in ParkJockey, a startup that has built a technology platform aimed monetizing parking lots. And ParkJockey, which was founded in 2013, is already using that capital to scale up. Along with the Softbank investment news, ParkJockey also announced that it was acquiring two of the largest parking operators in North America. The startup, with help from Abu Dhabi-based Mubadala Capital and debt financing from Owl Rock, said it h...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Softbank, Automotive, Parking, North America, Abu Dhabi, SoftBank Group, Mubadala Capital, Miami Herald Miami, ParkJockey, Citizens Parking Inc, Owl Rock, Imperial Parking Corporation a North

Collapsing ‘robot’ could save you a parking space on Black Friday

Want to be sure you get a parking spot at the mall on Black Friday? Maybe you should get a robot to guard your place for you. A startup called MyPark is offering exactly that service. The post Collapsing ‘robot’ could save you a parking space on Black Friday appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Shopping, Cars, Trends, Parking, Robot, Emerging Tech

Thanksgiving travel nightmare projected to hit these US cities the worst

The latest data from Inrix paints a dismal picture for folks traveling Wednesday (that’s today!) ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. Drivers in Boston, New York City and San Francisco will see the largest delays with drive times nearly quadruple the norm, according to AAA and Inrix, which aggregates and analyzes traffic data collected from vehicles and highway infrastructure. AAA is projecting 54.3 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving, a 4.8 percent incr...
Tags: Transportation, Thanksgiving, Boston, New York City, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Tech, Chicago, Automotive, Parking, Houston, Seattle, AAA, Inrix, Hare Airport

Amazon’s Alexa Fund invests in on-demand parking service, ParkWhiz

ParkWhiz, a startup that’s something of an Open Table for available parking spots, is adding $5 million in new equity to its recently announced Series D round. The new funds come from strategic investors Amazon’s Alexa Fund, Alate Partners, Chaifetz Group and Purple Arch Ventures. Combined with the earlier round led by NewSpring Capital, the total raise was $25 million. The parking service has expanded over the past couple of years across the U.S. and Canada, and now counts 40 million customers ...
Tags: Amazon, Apps, Tech, Canada, Automotive, Parking, Alexa, Parkwhiz, NewSpring Capital, Alexa Fund, Amazon Alexa Fund, Paul Bernard

Remainders: From Parking Garages to Political Contributions

It’s been awhile since I did one of these Remainders posts so I figured I’d throw one together. In theory it’s all the other stuff I didn’t get a chance to blog about. In reality, it’s pretty much everything I’ve been reading that isn’t about mental models/frameworks (and even some of that). You can find previous versions filed under Remainders and, as always, if you enjoy this stuff please subscribe by email and pass around. Let’s start with some books. Here’s what I’ve read in the last three m...
Tags: Security, Uber, Books, Politics, Parenting, Microsoft, Bono, North Korea, China, Satya Nadella, Uncategorized, US, Seo, Physics, Terrorism, Complexity

How issues of microtransit, congestion and parking are closing in on cities

Earlier this week in a new experimental newsletter I’ve been helping Danny Crichton on, we briefly discussed transit pundit Jarrett Walker’s article in The Atlantic arguing against the view that ridesharing and microtransit will be the future of mass transit. Instead, his thesis is that a properly operated and well-resourced bus system is much more efficient from a coverage, cost, space, and equality perspective. Consider this an ongoing discussion about Urban Tech, its intersection w...
Tags: Reviews, TC, Transportation, Real Estate, New York, Oregon, Government, New York City, US, Book Review, Tech, Getty Images, Policy, Cities, Transit, Atlantic

Tesla Owner Uses 'Summon' to Remotely Move His Car to Avoid Parking Tickets

Tesla is planning a significant update to their “Summon” feature on its cars that will let you drive your Tesla around like a colossal R/C car, but even in its current, more limited form, Summon is pretty useful. Watch how this guy in Wisconsin uses it to get out of receiving parking tickets in the most…Read more...
Tags: Science, Tesla, Wisconsin, Parking, Autopilot

Here's a Hack for Alternate Side Parking in NYC

I can’t say I recommend this, exactly, but it is a thing people do.Read more...
Tags: New York City, Parking, Lifehacks, Alternate Side Parking

Sicile, Syracuse

21h15 Parking inondé Copyright Jacques Witt   [Author: Jacques Witt]
Tags: Travel, Parking, Syracuse, Blogroll, Actualité, Non classé, Photographie, Photojournalisme, Voyages, Jacques Witt, Sicile, Sicile Syracuse

A Better Way to Get New York’s Traffic Moving

The city can fight congestion and raise revenue through parking regulations.
Tags: New York, News, New York City, Parking, Better Way, Roads and Traffic, Manhattan (NYC, San Francisco (Calif, Congestion Pricing, Tolls

How a civic hacker used open data to halve tickets at Chicago's most confusing parking spot

Matt Chapman used the Freedom of Information Act to get the City of Chicago's very mess parking ticket data; after enormous and heroic data normalization, Chapman was able to pinpoint one of the city's most confusing parking spots, between 1100-1166 N State St, which cycled between duty as a taxi-stand and a parking spot with a confusingly placed and semi-busted parking meter. (more…)
Tags: Post, Happy Mutants, News, Chicago, Foia, Parking, Open Data, Chapman, Matt Chapman, Civic Hacking

Will self-driving cars kill parking?

Jeff Peters Contributor Share on Twitter Jeff Peters, PhD is a principal at Autotech Ventures, investing in transportation startups. He has published academic and media articles on transportation, optimization, autonomous driving and AI. More posts by this contributor The AI in your non-autonomous car Some people have postulated that autonomous ridesharing cars will never need to park and cities of th...
Tags: Transportation, Lyft, Column, Los Angeles, Tech, Mit, United States, Ibm, Silicon Valley, Parking, Self-driving Cars, Logistics, Zirx, Dennis Herrera, Wilshire Boulevard, Draeger

“Secure” Car Parking Available ;)

If you enjoyed this post you’ll certainly enjoy these other ‘Just For Fun’ posts!
Tags: Real Estate, Fail, Radio, Parking, Commercial, Secure, Car Park, Just For Fun

Florida Sheriff Cites ‘Stand Your Ground’ in Not Arresting Shooter in Parking Lot Killing

The Pinellas County sheriff said his office would not charge Michael Drejka, who fatally shot another man, Markeis McGlockton, during a dispute about a parking space.
Tags: Florida, News, Self-defense, Gun Control, Parking, Murders, Pinellas County, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Markeis McGlockton, Michael Drejka

A New Jersey Town Actually Adds Beach Parking. And It’s on the Beach.

Officials in Wildwood are essentially turning the perennial battle over beach access in New Jersey on its head, building a parking lot for cars directly on the sand.
Tags: News, New Jersey, Parking, Beaches, New Jersey Town, Wildwood, Wildwood (NJ, Harvey Cedars (NJ

Should New York City Reserve Parking Spots for Residents Only?

The City Council takes up residential parking permits, again. A policy that is prevalent around the country has never gotten far in New York City.
Tags: News, New York City, Parking, City Council, Levine, Manhattan (NYC, City Councils, Mark D

Top Reasons Why Moms Always Book Airport Parking

As exciting as going on vacation is, it can be a breeding ground for stress amongst all the preparation, especially when you’re going away as a family with children. Like most responsibilities, they’re now evenly split between husband and wife. We’ve learned through past experience, though, that there are just some things we should do. And that includes airport parking. From imagining the worst-case scenarios to being savvy with online tools, here’s why we’re always in charge of booking the ai...
Tags: Fashion, Vacation, Cardiff, Bristol, Parking, Airport, Dad, Mcqueen, Timmy, Vacations & Getaways, Parking Lot, Airport Parking

Finding a parking space is as easy as talking with SpotHero and Android Auto

Parking is as easy as talking now that SpotHero has debuted voice-activated, in-car parking reservations by way of Google Assistant in Android Auto. The feature was shown off at this year's CES. The post Finding a parking space is as easy as talking with SpotHero and Android Auto appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Mobile, Cars, Trends, Parking, Android Auto, Spothero, Google Assistant, Ces2018

With its acquisition of Parkmobile, BMW looks to help you find a parking spot

BMW has acquired Parkmobile, an app that helps folks in North America look for parking space, which means that the German automaker will now be with you at just about every point of your driving journey. The post With its acquisition of Parkmobile, BMW looks to help you find a parking spot appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Business, Cars, Trends, Bmw, Parking, North America, Parkmobile, Parkmobile BMW

BMW acquires Parkmobile parking app to help tackle city traffic

 BMW has acquired Parkmobile, an app that provides guidance and services for those looking for parking in North America, including on-street and garage parking payments and spot reservation. BMW Group had already held a minority investment in the company, and owned its Parkmobile Group Europe affiliate, but today it increased its holdings to reach majority ownership of Parkmobile, LLC, which… Read More
Tags: Fundings & Exits, TC, Transportation, Mobile, Tech, Automotive, Transport, Automotive Industry, Bmw, Parking, North America, Parkmobile, BMW Group, Parkmobile LLC, Parkmobile Group Europe