Indianapolis has single-handedly renewed my hope that not every politician in our country is an idiot.
VIDEO is courtesy of Reason TV:
It’s far superior to the old way. The provider is motivated to constantly improve. It uses the newest, user-friendly technology.
And the result?
“The best part about this public-private partnership is that the arrangement will help the city’s bottom line.
- The old system generated less than $100,000 in 2010.
- In 2011, the new parking meters generated more than one million dollars.”
Government working WITH business?!
What WILL they think of next????
I know what you mean, PGH.
My expectations for logical behavior from Government (State or Federal) is now so low that this has TRULY left me gobsmacked…
This is a win, win, win solution. If only NY would could come up with something similar (fuggitaboutit!)
Yeah, my city won’t touch this, just from the Union angle.
Unions = members = dues = votes = politicians = power.
You don’t have to chase it too far to find the answer…