There’s perhaps no bigger name in parking than Donald Shoup. He is a Professor of Urban Planning at UCLA, and is affectionately known by his fans as “The Parking Guru.” His monumental book, The High Cost of Free Parking, came out in 2005 and is often cited in parking studies around the world.
This is truly an exciting time for ParkMe, and we’ve got the press clippings to prove it. They’re an indication of the hard work we’ve all put in and the buzz we continue to create.
In March, Fast Company, the Washington Post and the Washington Business Journal all made announcements of our partnership with D.C.-based Colonial Parking, a huge private lot operator on the East Coast.
The nightmare that was the Boston bombing and the ensuing events surrounding the city are over. By offering free parking Wednesday through Sunday, the city of Boston wants to return to normalcy and encourage The Boston Strong faithful.
Boston Mayor Tom Menino hopes that it will encourage shoppers and diners to return to the area of Boylston Street and Bay Back in order to support the efforts of the local businesses where the bombings took place. As of Marathon Monday, those streets have been closed off due to the events.
The 16th Anniversary of the Entertainment Industry Foundation Revlon Run/Walk for Women is scheduled to commence next Saturday, May 4 in New York; while the 20th Anniversary of the Los Angeles edition is set to go on the following week. The Revlon Run/Walk helps support the research, treatment, and financial support that helps women facing cancer.
Since its inception, the Revlon Run/Walk has helped distribute $68 million toward such programs aimed at helping women. The 2013 EIF Revlon Run/Walk will be held at Central Park for the New York run and the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum at Exposition Park on May 11, 2013.
There are two cities, Los Angeles and New York City, hosting the events so we’ve made a handy parking guide for each city and the surrounding area where the event will be held.
April 22 marks Earth Day, a worldwide movement that serves to recognize the importance of environmental protection. Effectively known as the International Mother Earth Day, Earth Day began in 1970 where it came to the United States and went international later in 1990 by Earth Day Network.
Long Beach is home to the Toyota Grand Prix this weekend, April 19-21. During race weekend fans can enjoy non-stop racing featuring pro/celebrity racing, Drift Challenge, and plenty of races. The 39th Annual Grand Prix of Long Beach kicks off early on Friday morning with practices and an expo, with the Grand Prix coming to a close on Sunday with the IZOD Indy Car Series. The Long Beach Grand Prix is the largest event in the city of Long Beach and hosts up to 200,000 people throughout the entirety of the event, so parking will be one of the biggest problems fans will encounter.
The Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival is right around the corner. This weekend and next, festival goers will soak up the desert sun and enjoy musical acts such as Phoenix, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Modest Mouse. While ParkMe doesn’t actually provide real-time information for parking at the Coachella festival, we’ve covered some of the most important steps to surviving Coachella parking for the weekend.