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It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time: University Parking Practices Worth Reconsidering (Part II)

George Bernard Shaw said, “Progress is impossible without change.” With the goal of improving parking on college campuses, this blog series concentrates on old parking policies and practices universities should re-think. I wrote last about the hunting license approach to parking permit … [Read More...]

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Even Dolly Parton Knows About Parking

I recently went to the Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia to see “9 to 5: the Musical,” featuring the music and lyrics of Dolly Parton who many of you may recall starred in the 1980 movie of the same name. During the first scene, Judy, who is late to work on her first, day reports to … [Read More...]

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Biden, Flying Cars, and IPI, Oh, My!

What a day for parking here in D.C.! The Washington Post’s first Answers Series event focused on “Fix My Commute” and included a day-long, live stream, and studio audience of policy makers, wonks, and transportation insiders. Vice President Joe Biden, keynoted the event after introducing … [Read More...]

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Are You Prepared For The Phablet Age?

I’m an early adopter. I love toys, especially electronic ones. For the past few years, my favorites have been made by Apple—my Macbook Pro, iPad, and iPhone. So it should come as no surprise to anyone who knows me that I’ve already picked up an iPhone 6. I think I showed great restraint by … [Read More...]