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The God of Parking Lots

Paul Ratner | Posted 09.24.2013 | Books
Paul Ratner

There are many objects and concepts that require specific gods to oversee their life and use. But nothing has ever needed a god as badly as parking lots. At least, that is what the God of Parking Lots kept repeating to himself, to make up for a generally ignored existence.

Why Do People Back Up into Parking Spaces?

Quora | Posted 07.01.2013 | Travel
Quora

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...

We Validate Our Parking, Why Not Each Other?

Ilana Ross | Posted 05.01.2013 | College
Ilana Ross

Like my haircuts, my birthdays never turn out just the way I want. Somebody important forgets to call and then I realize this is just a day like any other day in history. The next thing I know I'm two skim lattes into a blog post about my irrelevance in the world.

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...

Gert Town Overlooked As New Orleans Redevelops

Susan Buchanan | Posted 12.17.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Residents of Gert Town in the Sixteenth Ward of New Orleans say they see economic development on the outskirts of, but not inside, their community.

Creative Spaces: Baby You Can Park My Car

Rana Florida | Posted 04.29.2012 | Home
Rana Florida

Parking lots and parking garages take up a lot of room in most cities and far too many of them are eyesores. Parking garages should blend seamlessly into the fabric of their neighborhoods; they can even add distinctive touches of their own. I selected parking garages from all over the world that do just that.

New Orleans City Park Won't Lose Green Space As It Develops

Susan Buchanan | Posted 04.08.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

City Park in New Orleans has mostly recovered from Katrina's wrath in 2005, and is building attractions to generate greens fees, entry tickets, concession sales, catering and equipment rentals to cover its operating expenses.

The High Cost of Free Walking

Robert Linn | Posted 02.11.2012 | Detroit
Robert Linn

Next time you go out to the ball game, literally vote with your feet, and go for a walk to avoid the premium parking -- it'll benefit you, the environment, and Detroit.

WATCH: Hand-Controlled Parking Lot?

Posted 10.24.2011 | Comedy

South Korean artist June Bum Park has been working on a series of videos for years now where he stands above a public place and then records his hands...

Permeable Concrete Tested To Reduce City Street Flooding

Susan Buchanan | Posted 09.11.2011 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Pervious concrete has been around for twenty years or more, but its use in New Orleans is fairly recent.

We Do Lines: No, It's Not What You Think

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Geoff Williams | Posted 07.26.2011 | Small Business

By their own admission, Chris Couri, Dan Rella and Tom Darrow aren't exactly in the most exciting industry in the world. But a clever name and a uniqu...

40 Mini-Walmarts Coming To U.S. This Year

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The new Walmart: smaller and with significantly less parking. Walmart is set to begin construction on a scaled-down version of the iconic retail s...

Your Lot in Life: Who Decides Parking Etiquette?

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Schwartzberg

My thirsty kids and I were roaming a full parking lot, looking for a place to bring our behemoth minivan to rest. Just as we turned a corner, we notic...