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Google is rolling out some new features in their newest version of Google Maps v9.49 beta. The primary focus? Parking! The new version will allow motorists to pin their vehicle location and save a variety of different items to help them find their car and even set a timer with reminders so users are less likely to get a ticket. This isn’t the first time that Google has helped to alleviate the stress of parking, earlier this year they added a parking difficulty icon, to help inform driver’s areas where parking is limited (seen below). There are different levels for...

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  In the world of Parking and Transportation there are few issues as debated as "Uber" or other ride-sharing platforms such as Lyft, Sidecar, and Zipride. For some, it's more than the industry's questionable legality that's a problem, but the unforeseen consequences on other industries. Of course it's impact on Taxi companies was something anyone could have guessed but some consider the potential damage to the parking market to be an equal threat. Many critics say that if people are ride-sharing, that translates into less revenue generated by a city's parking system. Others counter with the claim that if someone...

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Parking can be difficult in large cities, and trying to pay for parking meters can be even more of a hassle if the meter still requires the old-fashioned quarter method. New technologies are reaching out into the parking industry in an attempt to ease the parking headache and streamline the process. Bridgeport, Connecticut is one city leading the way in cutting-edge parking meters. The new meters, which look like large silver ovals, now allow motorists to park and pay using credit and debit cards and payments via cell phones, instead of just quarters. These new high-tech smart meters emerge from...

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