Dave Feehan

Can a Parking Garage Be Beautiful?

Conventional wisdom among downtown and business district managers is that most parking garages are best hidden away or disguised, and that too many are downright ugly. But can parking garages be beautiful? Can they actually contribute to urban design and urban fabric? Can they fit into an historic … [Read More...]


It’s a New Generation for Frosty the Snowman

I have two children, ages three and six. So it is no surprise that we watch “Frosty the Snowman” during the holiday season. What did come as a surprise was the new version of the “Legend of Frosty,” which included a consistent storyline of a young girl studying for an urban planning … [Read More...]

Bill Smith

A Two-Way Street

Most people think of marketing as selling, and to some extent they are correct. Selling is about the transaction and that’s certainly an important part of marketing. But to me, marketing is much more. It’s really about communicating. It’s about letting fellow parking professionals know … [Read More...]

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“Survey Says!”

I'm probably going to date myself here, but as a kid in the late ’70s, I was a fan of the show Family Feud. It fascinated me and I felt like I was constantly learning “worldly stuff.” Part was learning and entertainment, but also being at an impressionable age, I was fascinated at the … [Read More...]