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Misconceptions About the Blue Placard

Lia Seth | Posted 08.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Lia Seth

Remember: If you're ever in the driver's seat and someone offers you the use of their blue placard, just use it. It's not illegal or immoral to use it, and your friend has it for a good reason.

Denver Shouldn't Play Favorites With Parking Spots

Brian T. Schwartz | Posted 07.23.2013 | Denver
Brian T. Schwartz

Even if there was any evidence that a car sharing program might help alleviate the "final mile" issue, it should not proceed unless the city sells permits to anyone who owns a qualifying vehicle -- not just to certain car-share companies.

Why Do People Back Up into Parking Spaces?

Quora | Posted 07.01.2013 | Travel

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Ben Reimers, Student of Everything It's much easier to reverse into a car space where r...

Self-Driving Cars by 2025

Jen Alic | Posted 06.04.2013 | Green
Jen Alic

Autonomous cars will give drivers the right to claim that they are not liable for traffic incidents, but determining who is liable will be a bit tricky. Responsibility will somehow have to be shared by the driver and the maker of the technology and the car.

App Helps You Steer Clear Of Parking Tickets

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 02.27.2013 | Technology

Between alternate side parking, tow zones, loading zones and metered spaces, there are any number of ways a driver might misread -- or willingly ignor...

New Orleans Launches Its Loyola Streetcar, With Another Leg Awaited

Susan Buchanan | Posted 03.28.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Spacious, solar-lit shelters on the new Loyola Ave. streetcar line, opening on Jan. 28, will accommodate Super Bowl fans in New Orleans. But elsewhere, commuters huddle under less protection.

Parking Panda's Renting Model Allows Drivers To Share Parking Spaces

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 12.27.2012 | Small Business

Parking Panda, a new service that allows drivers to list their empty spaces and others to rent them as needed, is looking to solve the problem of an e...

Deputize Me, Please!

Myra Demeter | Posted 02.25.2013 | Fifty
Myra Demeter

The city of Shaoyang in China has it right! They capitalized on the fact that they had a considerable population of elderly citizens with free time. They authorized these seniors to give tickets for minor violations and offered a financial incentive -- seniors may keep 80% of the fines.

Planning A Stress-Free Vacation

Eric Zoberman | Posted 02.25.2013 | Travel
Eric Zoberman

We needed to shut our brains off for a week, to be able to spend time together and let others do the work for us. The decision was easy; we were going on a cruise.

You Don’t Want To Mess With This Grandma!

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 10.08.2012 | Money

People will do anything for parking in Manhattan -- even if it means confiscating a 93-year-old woman's spot. For the last 31 years, 93-year-old Vi...

All For a Parking Spot!

Myra Demeter | Posted 11.04.2012 | Los Angeles
Myra Demeter

I thought I had seen it all. After teaching adolescents for over 20 years, my "cheat radar" was finely tuned. My new specialty, however, is parking fraud...

Top 11 South Beach Parking Tips and Mysteries

Joanna Popper | Posted 08.14.2012 | Miami
Joanna Popper

South Beach locals and the bridge-and-causeway crowd all complain about South Beach parking. After living and parking here for 12 years, here are a few secrets to make parking less painful.

Parking in Detroit Is Fascinating

Toby Barlow | Posted 06.30.2012 | Detroit
Toby Barlow

Less than a year ago, Detroit extended the hours of downtown parking enforcement till 10 pm. Making parking onerous and expensive is a great way to send people looking for a free, open space off where they know they can find one.

Mars and Venus in the... Parking Garage?

Sam Sommers | Posted 04.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Sam Sommers

It's one of the perils of theorizing about sex differences: Our own expectations and intuitions get in the way. We hear about a study that reveals a significant sex gap and we immediately jump to conclusions.

Women Are Better At Parking Than Men

AOL Autos | Posted 02.02.2012 | Women

Surveillance of parking lots across Great Britain has shown, contrary to popular belief, women are better at parking than men. A comprehensive park...

Matt Sledge

Transit Commuter Tax Benefit Will Be Slashed Almost In Half January 1 | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.28.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Tax breaks used by 2.7 million subway, light rail and bus riders across the country will be slashed next year, dealing struggling mass tra...

Arin Greenwood

Adams Morgan Lawsuit Looms: From Streetscape To Litigate? | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.24.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Robert Clayton is not satisfied with the no-interest loan money being made available to Adams Morgan businesses affected by the streetsc...

10 States That Spend The Most On Car Expenses

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.12.2011 | Business

Fluctuating gas prices, parking and repairs are just some of the expenses car owners can expect to encounter on any given day. But for car owners in s...

Lakers Center Parks In Handicapped Spot

Ball Don't Lie | Posted 09.19.2011 | Sports

It's hard to comprehend the line of thinking that allows for you to tell yourself that it's OK to drive up to and park in an open handicapped spot whe...

A New Yorker in Hawaii

Paul LaRosa | Posted 07.11.2011 | New York
Paul LaRosa

Just got back from a vacation in Kauai, Hawaii, which is about as different from NYC as one can get. For one thing, I sleep so much better in NYC! That's right, you heard me correctly.

New York City Apartment Hell Pt. 7

David Serchuk | Posted 06.08.2011 | New York
David Serchuk

We like a slightly cozier atmosphere; the prior place kind of reminded me of the Tokyo hotel that so upset Scarlett Johansson in Lost In Translation.

Green News Report: January 20, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Fox "News...

Green News Report: January 18, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The sun a...

Handicap Inaccessibility: My Pet Peeve for the New Year

Alan Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alan Singer

I am discovering that (1) the world is not set up for people who have difficulty walking or are in wheelchairs and (2) I was blind to most of these problems in the past.

Who Says Women Can't Park?

Posted 06.17.2011 | Women

Oh, boy, do I love this clip - for SO many reasons! -MT Don't Miss a Good Laugh! Sign up to receive my email newsletter each week - It w...