​This Valet App Might Be The Next Best Thing To Uber

Parking in most major cities – and San Francisco, in particular – sucks. More often then not, when the wife and I head into the city for a night out, we park somewhere cheap and Uber our way around. It's both idiotic and costly, but it beats circling for a space for 45 minutes and then walking 10 blocks. That's why… » 10/24/14 9:25pm 10/24/14 9:25pm

Sad Russian Driver Can't Escape Kierkegaard's Parking Lot

This sad example of a driver in Russia just really tugs at the heartstrings. Try and try as they might, they just haven't got the foggiest clue how to exit an incredibly simple parking lot. And the entire time, the Benny Hill theme song mercilessly plays, over and over again, mocking their cruel parking fate. » 8/18/14 6:30pm 8/18/14 6:30pm

NYC's Most Lucrative Fire Hydrant Earns The City $33,000 a Year


The fire hydrant. For decades, it has been feared by any New York City driver who dares to venture out without a tape measure. If your car comes within 15 feet of a hydrant, the next thing you know you may be at the tow pound, picking it up with a several hundred dollar bill. » 5/01/14 3:53pm 5/01/14 3:53pm

Three of the World's Prettiest Parking Garages Are In One Small City

Parking garages are ugly by their very nature: They're metal cages that take up valuable space in our cities to house our automobiles for a few high-priced hours. But not all garages have to be ugly. In fact, three of the most beautiful are located within a few blocks of each other, in the city of Santa Monica,… » 4/14/14 6:10pm 4/14/14 6:10pm

All You Need To Park In Russia Is Oversteer and Opposite Lock

Like all places where it gets cold, Russian roads can get a bit slippery sometimes. It's hard to tell, though, if this was an accident, or the Russian master of parking actually meant to park like this, because that's just how Russian drivers do things, sometimes. Either way, this parking job is incredible. » 2/02/14 10:13am 2/02/14 10:13am

I Lived In NYC Less Than 48 Hours Before Getting My Car Towed

"Welcome to New York" is the sometimes sympathetic but always amused refrain you'll get from New Yorkers when you tell them that you just moved to the city, oh, about 42 hours ago and your car has already been towed. I heard it about 20 times, including while in the back of an NYPD Chevy Impala. » 12/16/13 2:45pm 12/16/13 2:45pm