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Nedap Identification Systems – Introducing TRANSIT Ultimate

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MAG unveils first smart parking garage in Dubai

Dubai: MAG Group, a UAE business conglomerate, is bringing smart parking to the Middle East. It has built the largest smartparking facility in the world, a nine-storey steel structure, at the Emirates Financial Tower (EFT) in the DIFC at a cost of $22 million (Dh80.8 million). The garage, which has an overall capacity for 1191 […]

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Luxury apartments in Singapore with personal garage

Recently opened apartment building in Singapore offers apartment owners the luxury of your own parking space right next to the living room, high in the sky. The so-called “heavenly garage” are in a skyscraper Hamilton Scott. Downstairs there is an elevator that lifts cars owners of apartments right in their luxury apartment. A glass wall […]

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Just Because You Can’t Find a Place to Park Doesn’t Mean There Aren’t Way Too Many Parking Spots

A new analysis of 27 mixed-use areas finds that parking in U.S. metro areas is, on average, oversupplied by 65 percent. read the article: http://www.citylab.com/cityfixer/2015/01/just-because-you-cant-find-a-place-to-park-doesnt-mean-there-arent-way-too-many-parking-spots/384509/

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Sishane Park

Parking lot with interesting wayfinding solutions. Read the article and see other pictures: http://europaconcorsi.com/projects/273268-SANALarc-Sishane-Park

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basics: the math of park-and-ride

In the Los Angeles Times, Laura J. Nelson worries about inadequate free Park-and-Ride on the Los Angeles rapid transit network. As usual, the headline is far more misleading than the article: *”Lack of parking drives many away from mass transit”* This is a good time for a post about the basic math of Park-and-Ride. – […]

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Los Angeles Just Voted to Try Simple, Readable Parking Signs

Los Angeles’s *parking signage* is the stuff of legend. Frustratingly enigmatic and occasionally just straight-up absurd , it’s spawned apps to help decipher it and driven some to call for a parking revolution . But the city just made the first step in finding a solution and better signs are hitting (some) streets immediately. Yesterday, […]

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glossario sosta

Portale dedicato ai parcheggi con un buon glossario inglese-italiano-francese-etc dei termini principali. http://www.city-parking-in-europe.eu/

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From traffic flow to pedestrian access: Shifting Mumbai’s parking policy

In a recent study, the International Energy Agency (IEA ) projected that the area required for parking in India if motorization trends continue as they are today will reach between 10,000 and 20,000 square kilometers (3,861 to 7,722 square miles) by 2050 – an area up to 35 times the current size of the entire […]

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parking guidebook

http://issuu.com/neuarchitecture/docs/parking

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Rent your parking space

Movimento negli UK che incentiva a condividere il proprio parcheggio. Troppo presto forse per conoscere pattern o risultati. Se qualcuno ha news le pubblichi su webzine! Una lista di website: http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/shopping/cheap-parking-rental il più famoso è “Park at my house”: https://www.parkatmyhouse.com/how-it-works/

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mumbai – From 2014, street parking to cost Rs 50 an hour

Beginning next year, be prepared to shell out Rs 50 for an hour’s parking at any civic pay-andpark site in South Mumbai, or other commercial areas such as Lower Parel and Bandra. The move, proposing an almost four-fold hike in street parking charges, is aimed to encourage people to use public parking lots (PPLs). The […]

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Miami Parking Garage

Miami Parking Garage, Robert Law Weed and Associates, Miami FL, 1949

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Detroit: a theatre turned into a parking garage

Arguably the world’s most magnificent parking garage, Detroit’s former Michigan Theatre must surely be the only Italian Renaissance-style car lot on the planet. When a decision was taken not to demolish the building after it was abandoned in the 1970s, an entrance hole was smashed through the wall allowing Detroiters to park their cars in […]

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Solar-Powered EV Charger

San Diego-based Envision Solar International, Inc. announced that it has completed the engineering and fabrication of the world’s first fully autonomous, fully mobile, fully renewable electric vehicle charging station. read the full article: http://www.hybridcars.com/solar-powered-ev-charger/?utm_source=buffer&utm_campaign=Buffer&utm_content=buffer0a02d&utm_medium=twitter

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Two-wheeler parking can be very very space-efficient

– 14 marked car spaces on 266 square metres of asphalt (19 square metres per car) and – 56 motorcycles parked on 90 square metres of asphalt (1.6 square metres per motorcycle). read the full article: http://www.reinventingparking.org/2013/08/two-wheeler-parking-can-be-very-very.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ReinventingParking+%28Reinventing+Parking%29

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How Park-and-Ride Encourages Car Use

On paper, park-and-ride facilities seem like the ultimate transport compromise. Free or cheap parking near transit stations should, if the theory holds, make partial transit riders of metro area residents who used to drive the whole way into work. The system acts like a nicotine gum for daily commutes — weaning people slowly off the […]

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Industry Experts Believe a ‘Parking Revolution’ is Sweeping America

In April of this year, members of theInternational Parking Institute, the world’s largest association representing the parking industry, surveyed parking professionals to determine trends and gain input on parking and related topics. The survey results found that a “parking revolution” is taking place in the United States, and that the industry is beginning to embrace a variety […]

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D.C. Defends Proposal to Change Mandatory Parking Minimums

Under the new proposal, developers would no longer be required to construct a minimum number of parking spaces in new apartment housing, office, and retail space in downtown D.C., near Metro rail stations, and in busy bus corridors. Office of Planning Director Harriet Tregoning told council members that the current rules are outdated, prescribing a […]

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