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San Francisco installs open parking space sensors

Zack writes:

Last week I noticed that SFMTA was changing out the internals of parking meters along Folsom street and I was immediately curious about Location Based Services and car aware parking meters. In a former life working for a

Japanese bicycle parking tower aches with hunger

With frightening velocipedal hunger, this Tokyo Bicycle Parking Tower gobbles up bicycles with speed and relish. It will store up to 9,400 bikes in its belly, and will only regurgitate your ten speed for a shiny 100 yen coin. The …