Automated Underground Bike Parking in Japan
August 18, 2008, 1:52 am
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via Urban Velo


San Francisco Pioneers Smartphone-Coordinated Parking
July 27, 2008, 5:49 am
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Your iPhone, HTC Touch, or Voyager phone might soon be helping you find your parking spot.’ –

Parking in cities across the U.S. is an often frustrating system that is anything but “smart”. How bad is parking? Well, just two years ago in San Francisco a 19-year-old, Boris Albinder, was stabbed to death over a dispute over a parking spot.

With the rise of thehigh-powered mobile phones, some innovative urban planners in San Francisco are hoping to use the success of these new gadgets to deploy a parking system that is truly smarter and will reduce stress and conflicts.


Pretty interesting but man oh man, does that sentence sound strange to ANYONE?

via insidetech