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Leaders Who Park In Their Privileged Parking Spots Don't Get It

Matthew Dicks | Posted 08.05.2016 | Business
Matthew Dicks

Rather than offering the parking spot to an employee with mobility issues, or raffling your spot off each month at a staff meeting, or awarding the spot to your best performer, you actually park your car in the parking spot. This is a clear signal that you don't get it.

To the Person Parked in Between the Handicap Stalls

Chanel White | Posted 01.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Chanel White

Next time sir, please be respectful, and try to think of the implications your choices have on others, as well as the message you are sending to onlookers.

Here Are Several Common Airbnb Problems No One Checks for Before Booking

Map Happy | Posted 12.21.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

It's really easy to glance at the rating, scroll through the pictures, check the price and check out. If I was booking a hotel, I'd never have to think twice: I expect all my hotel comforts to be sitting and waiting there for me. But unfortunately, hotel comforts aren't standard in residential buildings.

How to Use the Law of Attraction for Storm Trooper Parking

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 12.14.2015 | Parents
Kay Tacke Morse

It's pouring in Portland. After a record breaking spring, summer, fall of sunshine on our shoulders, the clouds have stormed in. With the extra driv...

'We Will Not Have Another Parking Meter Deal in This City'

Donald Cohen | Posted 11.30.2015 | Politics
Donald Cohen

When our leaders put short-term budget relief above the long-term public interest by handing over control of public services and assets to the private sector, too often the public foots the bill for too little in return.

How To Navigate The Airport Like A Pro During The Holidays

SmarterTravel | Posted 11.25.2015 | Travel

The airport game is different during the holiday travel season. The tips and tricks you usually employ over the course of the year may not work so well between Thanksgiving and Christmas. This year, don't be the turkey who misses his flight or holds up security.

Mom Wrote A Perfect Open Letter To Stranger Who Left Offensive Note On Her Car

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.13.2015 | Good News

This mom is schooling everyone on why it's not OK to make snap judgments. Justine Van Den Borne, who lives in Melbourne, Australia, was diagnosed wit...

These Are the World's Worst Commutes

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 10.22.2016 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

by Meredith Carey, Condé Nast Traveler Photo: Gallery Stock In a new study, traffic app Waze ranks the world's best and worst cities for driv...

Observations From Below: Parking Wars

Bryan Dooley | Posted 10.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Bryan Dooley

I'm encouraged because this has been a hot button issue in the disability community, since the creation of accessible parking spots. There is a lot of abuse, but there are many misconceptions. My friend is not alone in believing that in order to qualify for a placard; you have to have a visible need.

Downtown Pawtucket Offers Parking Done Right, So Why Is It Under Threat?

Eric McAfee | Posted 08.12.2015 | Travel
Eric McAfee

: At a primary intersection in the weather-beaten downtown of Pawtucket, Rhode Island, I came across this little row of storefronts. The photo ...

Sometimes That Handicapped Permit Is For a Kid

Kate Welch | Posted 06.16.2015 | Parents
Kate Welch

If you are ever tempted to question the legality of a handicapped permit, please leave it to the police. Not all handicaps are visible.

I'm With Stupid: Meet Bob Noxious, My Local Librarian

Todd Hartley | Posted 05.27.2015 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

At my local library, in the parking lot, by two of the spots near the door, there are signs that read, "Hybrid Low-Emission Parking Only." Excuse me while I go puke, would you?

An Open Letter to Handicap Parking Violaters: Just Stop

Rachelle Friedman | Posted 04.14.2015 | Impact
Rachelle Friedman

I think the disabled community is just fed up with hearing the old "I was only parking there for a minute" line on a fairly regular basis. We're annoyed with people assuming that there is a slim chance someone will need the spot while they're inside.

Killing of Muslims at Chapel Hill Used by Inside Edition to Set Up Segment on Parking

Negar Mojtahedi | Posted 04.15.2015 | Media
Negar Mojtahedi

Equating the deaths of three young students to trying to find a parking spot faster at the mall is simply tasteless. Would Inside Edition have presented the story in this manner if the roles were reversed?

The 7 Deadly Sins of the Parking Lot

Abby Heugel | Posted 04.07.2015 | Comedy
Abby Heugel

No matter what your opinion is on shopping, there's one thing we can all agree on -- the parking lot is a paved hell. It should be simple. Park the car, get out of the car, go about your business. But there are always a few who go to the dark side and ruin it for everyone else.

10 Funny Jobs You Need to Fill

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 03.23.2015 | Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Jobs. We all need them. Are you interested in creating jobs? I am too! Not in the traditional way, but in the literal one. Below are some jobs we need to create to make the world a better place at home and in the office.

Parking Masters And Parking Disasters

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.15.2015 | Comedy

Great parking! ... Not you, you're terrible. There's nothing more gratifying in this world than nailing a fantastic parking job, and there's nothin...

Developers Stepping Up With Unprecedented Originality

Toni Haber | Posted 02.02.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

Just when ultra-luxury amenities seem to have reached their peak, developers strive a bit higher. Perhaps the most original feature of newly developed condos is the expansion of the traditional use of floor-to-ceiling windows.

Miami Should Exempt Parking Requirements for Small Buildings

Marianne Cusato | Posted 12.21.2014 | Miami
Marianne Cusato

Miami has a big decision to make about parking. What we decide will determine who we want to be when we grow up. Which sounds better to you -- a walkable city like Boston, Portland or San Francisco or an auto-dependent one like Atlanta, Phoenix or Las Vegas? It's your choice.


Francis Levy | Posted 12.10.2014 | Books
Francis Levy

Storytelling is a little like driving in Manhattan.

"Wrong Turn on Red"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.17.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima In their chart-topping 1965 hit, "Turn! Turn! Turn!," the Byrds sang, "To everything, turn, turn, turn." To which they might have add...

Can Parking Help Save Paradise?

John Friedman | Posted 11.08.2014 | Green
John Friedman

Today's parking facilities are no longer the antithesis of environmental responsibility. In fact, the International Parking Institute (IPI) and its affiliate, the Green Parking Council, are working to not only turn them into spaces that contribute to the environment, but also the aesthetic of the world.

If You Want to See Inequality in the U.S. at Its Worst, Visit an Impound Lot

David Sheff | Posted 10.28.2014 | Politics
David Sheff

For millions of Americans a towed car can lead to a crippling spiral of stress, debt, joblessness, illness and, in many cases, incarceration. On a re...

Could You Park Safely on the World's Steepest Street?

Steven Strogatz | Posted 10.22.2014 | Science
Steven Strogatz

The other day I had to park my car on Buffalo Street, which runs down one of Ithaca's most treacherous hills. It got me wondering: Could a street be so steep that it'd be impossible to park on it?

Parking Violated: Death by a Thousand Papercuts

Michele Oberholtzer | Posted 10.06.2014 | Detroit
Michele Oberholtzer

Think twice before you drive into downtown Detroit. It's not that you'll be carjacked or get lost on our bewildering road network, but you will get ripped off if you deign to park here.